Echo the summer colour palettes of sun and surf: hot corals and cool blues. To punch up their intensity, take a page from editorial manicurists and start with a basecoat of white polish. Paint on a perfect canvas by cleaning up ragged cuticles and buffing nail beds first. And, in between pedicures, scrub and moisturize sandal-weary feet.
Anna Sui Toe separators from pedicure kit ($38, at sears)