Move over beige and baby pink! When it comes to nail polish colors, there’s a new neutral in town!

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Now, we know white polish has been around for a while—it first caught our eye on the Spring 2013 runways—but we’re happy to report that this seasonal sensation has finally made it into the year-round category. That’s right, you heard it here first: Crisp white color is the new neutral of the mani world.

And why’s that, you ask? Well, not only does it pack more punch than your standard pale pastel, but this sophisticated shade also pairs perfectly with any outfit. Whether you’re at the office or doing it up for date night, a clean white successfully delivers the subtle statement we all want our mani to make.

To help you get a head start on 2015’s hottest color trend, we rounded up five white polishes to get your hands on STAT. Here are our favorites and how to wear them.

 

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Deborah Lippmann Amazing Grace available for $18 at deborahlippmann.com

One of our all-time favorites, Deborah Lippmann’s Amazing Grace is a strong, clean shade with just the right amount of opacity. Wear it with light denim and a pointy heel for a fashion-forward effect.

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Burberry Optic White Nail Lacquer available for $22 at burberry.com

Leave it to Burberry to brighten the day with a creamy hue in a sleek bottle adorned with the label’s signature plaid pattern. Pair this polish with a camel trench for a look that’s as British as the Beckhams.

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Butter London Cotton Buds Nail Lacquer available for $15 at butterlondon.com

There’s nothing basic about Butter London’s Cotton Buds. Wear this white-washed hue with bold colors for optimal effect.

 

narsNars Ecume Nail Polish available for $20 at narscosmetics.com

Nars colors are always knockouts and Ecume is no exception. Match this polish with a monochromatic look for city chic perfection.

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Jin Soon Kookie White Nail Polish available for $18 at jinsoon.com

Created with a hint of gray, Jin Soon’s Kookie White polish rocks more nuance than the other shades on our shopping list. This provocative polish is at its best when partnered with lingerie.

Elle Fure is the Editorial Director of Spa Week Daily.

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