“Warm and cool tones offer a gorgeous color payoff,” said manicurist Jenna Hipp, who loves a summer mani decked out in RGB’s Dove ($16; rgbcosmetics.com). For your toes, Hipp recommends NCLA’s Poolside Party...All Eyes on Me ($16; shopncla.com), a creamsicle orange she used on Miley Cyrus. “The color reflects vibrant runway prints, and works with any skin tone.”
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.