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Summer's Best New Nail Colors

We want to make sure you're up-to-date on all of the best new summer nail polish colors, because those other ones are SO last season.

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The perfect pale pink.

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Mint is everyone's favorite color this season.

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Sally Hansen's gem crush is our summer rooftop party favorite.

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The color of Minnie Mouse.

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HEART-SHAPED GLITTER.

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Pinkish-red with a sheen—from the Spider-Man collection.

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Also from the Spider-Man collection, a silvery, lizard-inspired green.

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The summer polish from Lancôme is inspired by the desert sun and exotic mirages.

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I love how smoothly this one glides on—top notch.

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Zoya describes this one as a faded turquoise—which never fails to remind me of Ralph Lauren riding on a horse—am I right?

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Because pink always looks fresh in the summer.

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Orange and creamy like a Dreamsicle.

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Ocean-inspired, with a foil-like finish.

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A matte, dark lavender.

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It just might be named after Posh Spice, even though no one calls her that anymore.

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This marine blue has hints of teal and silver.

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NYC nails are all named after the streets. My street is definitely Spring Street, so I'll just have to wear this orange color out of solidarity.

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Of course, Water Street is an impossibly cool shade of blue.

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Tribeca Silver should be Beyoncé's go-to, because that's her hood.

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The High Line is one spot in NYC that actually does have trees, so this green is fitting.

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This one reminds me of trying to hail a cab on Lexington Avenue.

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I still don't know why minutes in New York are said to be faster than minutes elsewhere, but this polish duo is very cute.

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Hey, Sailor! We love that polish name as much as the bottle.

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This one, called Saint Germain, is so French living—my new favorite term.

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Fiery.

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What Parker Posey would have worn in Party Girl.

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So delicate. Oh, that's what it's called.

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We love Beth Ditto, so of course we love this color, which is part of her MAC collection.

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Sherbet.

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The Thakoon X Nars collaboration is the coolest thing that has happened to nails in since the nail art explosion. Exhibit A: this gorgeous plum shade.

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Hot summer nights in a bottle.

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If I could choose one color to wear every single day, it'd be this one.

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Yellow rarely looks good on me, but this one works SO well.

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Essie knows pinks.

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Pool-scene-green.

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This one will look good on everyone's hand.

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Sky blue.

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Like a cantaloupe!

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This one will look great with an all black look.

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This just POPS.

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Such a unique pinky-red.

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A beautiful citrus hue.

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Mandarin orange captured.

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Suede doesn't sound summery, but it's our favorite summer neutral.

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The first coat is pretty neutral, but you can layer it on for a "pinker" effect.

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This "Run the World (Girls)" set is a reminder from Debs to "experiment and have fun with color."

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Big Red Machine (a sherry color) and Physical Attraction (hazelnut) come with a magnetic design cap. You hold the cap above the nail once the polish is applied to create wave designs...I'm dead serious. How cool is this?!

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These two shades, Steal My Kisses, can also be used with the magnetic wave design kit!

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Sweet Dreams is right.

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Debby has outdone herself once again with this pretty purple—and it's called Ray of Light—so I GOTTA get this fresh mani.

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Swagga Like Us—part of the very cool "Mirrored Chrome Flip" collection is an oxidized copper teal. MAJOR swag points, Debs!

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When I look at this antiqued champagne color, my only thought is: HOW DID SHE DO THAT?

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Private Dancer is a chrome ultra violet. What is a private dancer, though?

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