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Dashing Diva is responsible for the nails at countless shows during Fashion Week, and we were able to get our hands on some of the colors chosen by Dashing Diva head nail tech Pattie Yankee.  A number of this season’s shows including Elie Tahari, Halston, and Tory Burch.


Magalis Garcia – February 12th  

Up-and-coming designer Magalis Garcia chose the light grey polish Astor Place for manicures to accent the bright pinks and purples in the collection.

Photo Credit: Alexei Nemchenko


Naomi Campbell’s Fashion for Relief – February 12th

Dashing Diva’s team was backstage at Naomi Campbell’s Fashion For Relief show to benefit Haiti.  Styled by Rachel Zoe, the nails were painted a crisp bright white shimmer shade which really popped on the runway.   

Photo Credit: Ann Lawlor


Georges Chakra – February 13th

Designer Georges Chakra, wanted to create a “dried blood” look for the nails, so he went with Dashing Diva’s Central Park After Dark polish, a deep plum burgundy that matched the lipstick perfectly.  

Photo Credit: Ann Lawlor             

Andy & Debb – February 13th 

The designer team went with a clean, natural buffed nail to match the subtle tones and textures in the collection.

Photo Credit: Ann Lawlor


LORICK – February 14th 

Designer Abigail Lorick chose a bright neon orange polish to accent the blues, greens, and browns in the collection.  The nails popped off the stage!

Photo Credit: Dashing Diva


Caroline Seikaly – February 14th

Designer Caroline Seikaly wanted to create a vampy, twilight-esqe nail look for both feet and hands to compliment the deep burgundies and reds in her collections.  Pattie Yankee used two coats of polish to create the look, the first being Limo Service (dark black) and also Jet Set, a shiny burgundy.

Photo Credit: Dashing Diva


Barbara Tfank – February 15th  

Midnight Rendezvous 
designer Barbara Tfank chose a deep burgundy polish to compliment the rich purples, greens, maroons, and navy’s in her Fall collection.

Photo Credit: Rochelle Rice


Halston – February 15th


The design team wanted a soft, subtle look to complement the collection, so they went with West Village, a creamy nude with a hint of light mocha.

Photo Credit: Ann Lawlor


Elie Tahari – February 16th

Elie Tahari went with a soft nude shade with a hint of pink to compliment various skin tones and her Fall collection.  

Photo Credit: Ann Lawlor             


Tory Burch – February 17th

Designer Tory Burch went with a simple, clean buff for nails.   

Photo Credit: Ann Lawlor