Why: An all-white mani is clean and crispsprings M.O. Pick an off-white polish with a tinge of sky blue and gray to up the chic factor (and to avoid a Wite-Out effect).
Try: Jin Soon in Kookie White
Why: This darker take on cheery lilac is one of the more versatile colors for spring: The purple hue pairs well with sun dresses, but its depth gives it enough edge to contend with smoky eyes after hours.
Try: Smith & Cult Nailed Lacquer in She Said Yeah
Why: Designer after designer sent models down the runway wearing barely-there polishes. The prettiest? Ones with just a hint of dusty rose for a more grown up take on the predictable ballet pink.
Try: Floss Gloss Nail Polish in Dinge
Why: If Miranda Priestly was here, shed remind us that pastels are as groundbreaking as florals are for spring. A deep emerald with a hint of shimmer will have you standing out in a sea of Easter egg shades.
Try: Deborah Lippmann in Laughing to the Bank
Why: Nothing says youre 100 percent over winter like a bright, in-your-face blue-green. Wag your finger at freezing temps with a bold aqua shade that any mermaid would approve of.
Try: RGB Nail Polish in Peacock