True blue

Hair & Beauty

Courtesy of Sally Hansen

Thanks to trendsetting celebrities like Eva Mendes, brides are seeing the traditional "something blue" in a whole new way. This season blue nail polish is all the rage, and we love the new shades that are now available. Bring a little red carpet style to your big day by asking for a pedicure in "Yoga-ta Get This Blue" by OPI, $8.50 at You can even keep the shade your little secret by wearing closed-toed shoes. Or go for the gusto with blue-tinted finger nails. Painting your nails yourself? Make a budget beauty statement with this aqua-toned "Flash" by Sally Hansen (left), available for $5.99 at drug stores. Whatever hue you choose, dressing up your toes is a great way to put a modern twist on a time honored tradition. —Natalie Harrington

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