Spring: The Shoes, The Colors, The Nail Spas!

Spring is finally here and we are so excited to start shopping for the season’s latest sandals and heels! But, it is important to remember to pair  the perfect shoes with the perfect nail polish!  Not up to speed with the latest trends? Here are some of our favorite shoes, nail polishes and the perfect nail salons to get the look

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Shoes: Oscar de la Renta
Color: Corals
The Look: Simple Elegance with a Twist

Where to get it? 21 W Elm, Spa Emilia.

If your style is more classic and elegant, Spa Emilia is the perfect nail destination for you. Known for their exquisite pedicures preformed in copper bowls that are meticulously cleaned after each use, Spa Emila owners Elizabeth and Grace never compromise when it comes to quality and cleanliness. Plus, they were also one of the first salons in the city to get the new Essie spring collection!
We asked our partners at Spa Emilia what their favorite color for spring is and this was their answer…
“Corals! The best part about these colors is that they are great for SPRING, but will carry you all the way through summer.”

Shoes: Aquazzura
Color: Nudes
The Look: On Trend Edge

Where to get it? 1009 N Rush, Nancy Angelair.

We’ve picked this trend for two reasons (1) nudes are the perfect shade to pair with your favorite spring prints (2) nudes are also a great base for some funky nail art! If you are always on the look out for the latest trends and are not afraid to make a statement Nancy Angelair is the place for you! Located right in front of Barney’s this super luxe hair salon with surely lure you in and you’ll be pleasantly surpised to find out that this salon is also the home to one of Chicago’s most talented nail artists! Born in Tokyo, Japan Akiko came to Chicago to study graphic design. After several years of experience as a graphic designer, she decided to combine her interest in design with her passion for nail art!  Akiko not only does cool and funky, she also does subtle and elegant touches that can take your classic manicure up a notch without over doing it. It’s new, it’s fresh and we love it!

Valentino Sandal

Shoes: Valentino
Color: Patels
The Look: Fun & Flirty

Where to get it? 832 N State, New Age Nail Studio.

Yes, we know… pastels are probably the most predictable colors for spring. But, paired with your favorite pair of bright sandals these colors can still look hip and fresh! Plus, we are loving the soft purples and sky blues! If you love these fun and flirty colors, you’ll also love New Age Nail Spa. It’s hip and modern decor make it the perfect spot to catch up with the latest gossip magazines or one of our dearest girlfriends. Can it get better? Yes! Thanks to its BYOB policy, this new Gold Coast nail spa is the perfect after-work spot to relax and get beautified. Plus, they have an AMAZING selection of colors perfectly displayed for you to pick your favorite!


Next you are out and about the magnificent mile making your fabulous spring purchases make sure to use PrettyQuick to book a last minute mani-pedi appointment. Click Here to Book Now!