Two Nail Looks From the Emmy’s Red Carpet

Photo courtesy of @julieknailsnyc
On Sunday, celebrity manicurists Julie Kandalec (@julieknailsnyc) and Michelle Saunders (@_michellesaunders) prepped Viola Davis and Mandy Moore for the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards with manicures by Essie.

Viola Davis at the Emmys

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For the “How To Get Away With Murder” actress Viola Davis, Kandalec chose a bold seasonal color all over the nail. “Fall foliage was the inspiration behind Viola’s red carpet look. We chose Essie’s Bordeaux, a deep red, to complement her bold berry lip and burnt orange Zac Posen gown,” says Kandalec.


Mandy Moore's Emmy manicure by Essie.

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For Mandy Moore, Saunders created a chic half-moon manicure. “Inspired by the pink tourmaline stones in Mandy’s jewelry, I created a subtle nail art look using Essie’s classic Ballet Slippers at the moon, topped with Essie’s Muchi, Muchi, a creamy pink mauve, on the remainder of the nail. The finished look was soft, yet playful,” says Saunders.

Mandy Moore at the Emmys

Attribution/Copyrights: Image courtesy of @_michellesaunders.

About: Essie aims to inspire a love for the manicure experience with a wit and style that  touches the hearts of women everywhere. Essie has recently grown its brand with launches of the long-wear gel couture and the care + color line of TREAT LOVE & COLOR. with unbeatable, professional quality, the Essie love continues to grow as strong as ever. 


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