Spring's Top Five Accessory and Nail Art Trends

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Reed Krakoff top, $390. Rag & Bone harness. Furla clear bag, $195. Halston Heritage orange wallet, $195. Hello Kitty Beauty makeup palette, $35. Bracelets, on right arm: Tory Burch blue studded, $95; LAS Jewelry thread-wrapped, $42; Longchamp zipper, $212; Fenton green button necklace [worn as bracelet], $400. Bracelets, on left arm: Domingo Ayala multicolored button and bead, $50. Proenza Schouler navy and beige, $150. Alexis Bittar clear, $155.
Beauty Note: "Nail art seems intimidating, but it's all about practice," says manicurist Bernadette Thompson, who created the designs on these pages.
 Rag & Bone top. Alexander Wang white clutch. Miu Miu leather bag. LeSportsac silver bag, $48. Bracelets, on right arm: Karen Walker green engraved, $60; Noir Jewelry green and black, $25. On left arm: Altuzarra green rubber bracelet.
Try This: "Go with abstract images and different ones on each finger, so people can't see any mistakes you make!"

 Suno bathing suit, $300. Boxing Kitten skirt, $79. Noir Jewelry leopard-print clutch, $150. Diane von Furstenberg teal clutch, $395. Serpui Marie fanny pack, $250. Bracelets, on right arm: M. Haskell brown and white crosshatch, $15; Noir Jewelry beaded, $105. Sequin dark wood, $48; See by Chloé blue spotted , $55 for set of three; Sequin brown swirl, $48. On left arm: Bebe leopard-print square bracelet, $29.
Try This: "When painting on spots or stripes, make sure the base coat is totally dry. Otherwise, you'll end up with streaks."

D&G floral apron, $295. So ruffle tank, $16. Yestadt Millinery hat, $405. Rings, from left: Noir Jewelry rose, $95, and pink pearl, $90; Tous daisy, $149. Marc by Marc Jacobs bag [strap showing], $148.
Try This: "Florals are easy because it's a simple dot-on technique. If you make a mistake, though, have fun with it! Stick on a little rhinestone and no one will know."

Betsey Johnson top, $128. Baby Phat white polka-dot skirt, $49. Petit Bateau striped dress, $112. Tommy Hilfiger belt, $98. Blugirl by Blumarine aqua bag. M. Haskell black-and-white wood bangle, $18. Marc by Marc Jacobs red tote, $248. LeSportsac coin pouch, $18.
Beauty Note: "Pop culture icons like Rihanna, Katy Perry, and Beyoncé have really pushed the nail trend forward," Thompson says, "Hot nails are here to stay."

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