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Hand To Toe: How To Rock This Summer's Coolest Polish Pairings

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    Back in the day, painting our fingers and toes with the same princess-pink polish was the height of grade-school chic. But these days, the matchy-matchy look feels more Legally Blonde than ladylike, which is why we're embracing the mismatched mani/pedi instead.

    For the truly polish obsessed, the mani/pedi mix lets you experiment with more of your favorite colors. Plus, if you like to keep your manicure on the subtle tip, then your pedi is the perfect place to rock a bold, high-octane hue — think of it as color-blocking for your nails.

    We teamed up with the color geniuses at essie to bring you this definitive guide to summer's hottest polish pairings — plus the coolest outfits to show off your mix-mastery. Ready to get started? Click on — we've got you covered from hand to toe.

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