Manicurist Jenna Hipp, who works with Lea Michele and Michelle Williams, suggests creating a stark contrast to fall's bold colored clothing. "Opt for jet black with an unexpected matte top coat or rock a super shiny snow white nail to make bright colors pop even more," she says.
Chanel Top Coat Velvet Matte clear coat, $25; chanel.com. Sally Hansen for J. Mendel Complete Salon Manicure nail polish, $8; sallyhansen.com for store locations.
At the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater’s benefit gala, Gabrielle Union showed up in a strapless styled Prada gown in a rich shade of emerald green. A diamond wreath at her neck and black T-strap heels completed her look.