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Why try simple when you can glam it up at home? Take a page out of a New York Fashion Week Runway show. Requiring minimum hassle and screaming cool, the oil slick technique nail trend is definitely here to stay. Want to know how it’s done? Read on to find out some runway secrets from the New York-based designer herself Rebecca Minkoff.

Rebecca Minkoff presented her Fall 2013 collection in the midst of sheer glitz and glam. As the models sashayed down the runway in drop-dead pieces and wearing gorgeous updos, their captivating manis had the cameras madly clicking. The oil slick mani for the exclusive Essie Minkoff collection set the mood. Chic, yet easy and so wearable, you should definitely give it a try.

Essie’s lead manicurist Michelle Saunders created  the oil slick look with five fresh and hip shades from Essie – Aruba Blue, Penny Talk, Blue Rhapsody, Go Overboard and As Gold as it Gets. They’re literally flying off the shelves because of their sheer luminosity and sophistication.

To create this look, Saunders merely splashed a drop or two of each of these shades on the nail and gave them swirl with a thin paint brush. And just like that, a hot and bold statement was created that was unique and chic in its own amazing way.

If you are also feeling adventurous and in the mood to party, make sure you try out these shades and get an oil slick manicure asap to play up your nails in minutes for a fun and eye catching trend. Give it your own personal touch and use your favorite shades for this exclusive manicure.