By Kelly Holechek
Updated Nov 10, 2012 @ 11:00 am
Credit: Time Inc. Digital Studio

With a surge of navy nail shades flooding the red carpet, we couldn't help but pine for deep blue digits this weekend. Celebrity manicurist Jin Soon Choi credits the popularity of the midnight, azure shade to its universal appeal. “Blue is a chic color that looks great on all skin tones,” she told To avoid looking Gothic, Choi suggests keeping your nails short and adding a high-gloss finish for a sophisticated and modern manicure.

Plus, see more of our favorite rich nail shades!