Nail polish is the trendiest beauty item of the moment—but certain shades will always be in style.


When it comes to nail polish, trends come and go—nail art, decals, French manicures are in and then out, the statement nail…the list goes on. One thing that will never go out of style? A simple, clean and classic manicure. These specific polishes have stood the test of time, and have earned their reputation as cult classics. Behold—the most iconic nail polish shades of all time:

Lincoln Park After Dark by OPI


This polish will carry you through your angsty teen years right into the professional adult world–and you’ll be grateful.

Black Pearl by Chanel

This classic polish is the classiest way to wear black.

Wicked by Essie


Wicked always looks chic, which is probably why every woman has sported this color at one point or another.

Happy Birthday by Deborah Lippmann


The holy grail of glitter polish, Happy Birthday really is the icing on the cake.

OPI I’m Not Really A Waitress


The most iconic red polish is one of OPI’s best sellers of all time–no wonder, it looks on-trend no matter the season.

Essie Turquoise and Caicos


Is it really summer if you’re not wearing Turquoise and Caicos?

Which polish do you think is the most iconic of all? Tell us in the comments below!

Arielle Sidrane is the Associate Editor of Spa Week Daily.

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