By Marianne Mychaskiw
Apr 03, 2012 @ 11:45 am
Emiley Schweich/Everett Collection; Courtesy of Chanel

What’s a good nail polish color to go with a blue dress? Take a cue from Kristen Stewart’s Kid’s Choice Awards look and try bright red. “I wanted to play off of the blue in her dress with a bright lacquer,” her manicurist Ashlie Johnson said of the Twilight star's color choice, Chanel’s Rouge Carat ($26 at When using bold colors like this, Johnson recommends sealing the free edge of the nail with a horizontal swipe of polish. “This helps the color stay on longer and gives off a more finished appearance,” she said.

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