It’s the hottest part of summer, which means it’s time for a manicure that’s just as steamy. Enter Paintbox, the NYC nail studio that doles out on-point looks day after day—including this Electric Youth design, which CEO and founder Eleanor Langston says “was inspired by the color-blocking trend in fashion. The Paintbox riff on it is the diagonal, which “softens the color contrast, making it more elegant and feminine.”

She calls the peek of negative space between the two colors especially sexy for summer—“like a bikini or crop top for your nails!” Read more…