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lime green sandals - what nail varnish

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WhollyGhost Mon 18-Jul-11 08:18:57

I've just bought these lime green peep toe sandals for a wedding:

www.phase-eight.co.uk/fcp/product/warehouse//Pleated-Flower-Bud-Peep-Toe-Shoes/750221724

what nail varnish should I wear?

LadyClariceCannockMonty Mon 18-Jul-11 09:19:44

I think you can get away with most colours on toes (except for blues, unless you have dark or very warm-toned skin). It depends a bit on your outfit and what, if any, fingernail polish you'll be wearing.

If you personally can get away with blue on your toes (I look like a corpse because I'm v pale and blueish-toned), how about a navy or a brighter blue? Otherwise:

- dark red e.g. Rouge Noir or similar?
- taupe/nude shade?
- French pedicure?
- hot pink?
- orangey-red?
- rich chocolate-brown?

LadyClariceCannockMonty Mon 18-Jul-11 09:19:51

PS lovely shoes!

Fimbo Mon 18-Jul-11 09:21:32

I think nude.

Themumsnot Mon 18-Jul-11 09:24:04

I'd go for coral. Or Revlon do a lime green called Beach, which might work.

CoteDAzur Mon 18-Jul-11 09:24:57

How about something like Chanel's Particuliere?

LadyClariceCannockMonty Mon 18-Jul-11 09:31:58

Cote, yes, that's lovely and what I had in mind with 'taupe/nude'.

WhollyGhost Mon 18-Jul-11 11:37:23

Thank you! I love all these suggestions. My outfit is a patterned dress which is cream/dark brown and lime green, so I am generally being a lot more matchy-matchy than my usual style, and either nude or a contrast would be good!

I am wearing coral now on my toes and it does look nice, but I love that Chanel's Particuliere, also rouge noir or navy...

CountBapula Mon 18-Jul-11 11:45:30

I bought this Revlon one at the weekend, and it's dead sexy in a slightly slutty, Florida housewife kinda way grin

Would look great with those shoes, which I LOVE by the way ...

LadyClariceCannockMonty Mon 18-Jul-11 11:47:29

Bapula, that's bloody great. I think I'm too pale for it though sad – would look amazing with even a slight tan.

CherryDrops Mon 18-Jul-11 11:51:44

I'd go with Particuliere or a darkish purple colour.

Gingefringe Mon 18-Jul-11 12:03:42

I think a dark grey or taupe would look fab.
Love the shoes

lulaloop Mon 18-Jul-11 13:21:18

I am very very blue pale and I wear tropical temptation on my toes loads and it looks really nice. I would recommend it. A nice simple bright red might look amazing as well.

I find that with my skin tone taupes and nudes on my toenails make them look a bit fungal blush, not enough contrast I think!

LadyClariceCannockMonty Mon 18-Jul-11 14:29:54

lulaloop, maybe I'll try it after all! I second the bright red recommendation. Clarins do the best one.

applecrumbleandcream Mon 18-Jul-11 14:42:05

I agree with very bright pillar box red, either that or hot pink. Both would look great with those gorgeous shoes. Not keen on nude colours on toenails.

Themumsnot Mon 18-Jul-11 14:53:58

I've got that Tropical temptation, it's great. If you want Navy, Revlon's Midnight Affair is great. Not sparkly like it looks in that photo, quite matt.

WhollyGhost Tue 19-Jul-11 10:14:49

so I am now thinking bright red or tropical temptation

grin

Thanks all!

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