Glam mode is in full effect right now, with awards show after awards show gracing our small screens. While we see big glossy images of the gowns, the hair, and the makeup, one thing we don’t usually catch a glimpse of so easily: nails. If you ask us, the designer digits of the stars deserve equal play. So, without further adieu, we bring you the best of nails from the red carpet—awards season edition. Bonus: We scouted the exact shades these celebs wore, so you really can recreate the looks at home.
The star donned Essie in Penny Talk, a shiny copper shade at the Golden Globes.
Kate went for an edgy goth jet-black look with Essie in Licorice.
Monica’s decorative Golden Globes digits were adorned with Essie in Cashmere Bathrobe, a shimmery flannel gray with bling-y tips done in Essie’s Beyond Cozy, a silvery gold glitter.
Lupita’s SAG Awards gilded digits were created with a blend of Deborah Lippmann Swagga Like Us, a copper teal with a mirrored chrome finish and a coat of Deborah Lippmann Chain Reaction, a brassy, glimmery shade from the Rock This Town trio.
J-Law was red hot for the Golden Globes. She wore Deborah Lippmann in Bitches Brew, an opaque pearl mulberry hue.
The beauty debuted a shimmery light purple look for the SAG Awards thanks to Essie in Nothing Else, a lavender metallic, and Essie in Hors D’Oeuvres, a platinum gold with silver glitter.
To accompany her smokin’ hot SAG Awards dress, Julia showcased Essie in Smokin’ Hot, a pretty purple grey.
Julia offset her black and white ensemble with a swipe of Lancôme Vernis in Love in Midnight Rose, a pretty grape plum shade.
Jessica’s pick for the People’s Choice Awards was RGB nail polish in Sea, a black emerald hue that gave her white gown an edgy pop.