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How To Wear Neon Nails Without Looking Like Your Highlighter Exploded

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    In case you didn't get the memo, neons are going to be kind of a big deal for spring. We've already shown you how to rock bright clothes and accessories, so now it's time for Neon Nails 101. While vivid tips have a reputation for being dated or juvenile, there actually are some sophisticated ways to wear them.

    "Color has exploded on the catwalk this season, so the extreme is neon. It's a mood enhancer and this year we all want to celebrate and be happy," says Ange Walker, co-founder of trendy U.K. nail brand Rococo Nail Apparel. Adds her sister and business partner Vernice, "Neon shades were seen at Mulberry and Sass & Bide this spring. I love the sports-luxe feel of the trend. I think it's going to be a feel-good summer and it's the perfect time to experiment."

    Here, Ange and Vernice share their tips on classy ways to wear neon on your nails, plus some of the brightest shades of the season that we're coveting for our digits.

    Would you wear neon polish on your nails, or does it give you bad '80s flashbacks?

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