I’ve always been obsessed with nail polish, and ever since my parents started letting me wear it (my dad, the more artistic one, would paint my nails while I sat stone-still in his lap at the age of three), I’ve felt naked without it.
Even though I like to keep my makeup MO pretty tame and neutral, I’ve never been afraid to give my nails the limelight. No color—from neon green to hot pink—has ever been off-limits. As I’ve gotten older, however, my palette has become a little more discerning, and more often than not, I choose nail polish colors that are versatile and will go with pretty much everything I wear. Curious to see which hues I reach for the most? Below are seven strategic nail colors that never clash and that I’ve found to go with pretty much everything. Keep scrolling!