Sweet, sweet summer. We meet again. Before we go kicking off our sneakers and reveling in our sandals, we’re booking a mani-pedi stat. But then there’s that yearly struggle: Which color combos are both on-trend and complementary? Well, we just so happen to have five duos that fit the bill. Let the sugar scrubbing begin.

RELATED: 10 Summer Nail Polish Color Combos That Always Look Great Together

essie   smith and cult

Nude + Red

Paint a beigey color up top and it will go with everything (like that delicate coral blouse) and a bold red down below, because, c’mon….you gotta debut summer red toes.

Get the Look: Essie Wild Nude ($9) and Smith & Cult Kundalini Hustle ($18)

opi and china glaze

Yellow + White

Yes, really. Keep the sunny hue on your fingers and the white on your toes. Both will pop on sun-kissed skin.

Get the Look: OPI I Just Can’t Cope-acabana ($10) and China Glaze White on White ($6)

jin soon enflammee and essie mint candy apple

Bright Orange + Mint

Something about this combo just makes us think of beach umbrellas in Positano. Wear the pair and it just might transport you there.

Get the Look: JinSoon Enflammée ($18) and Essie Mint Candy Apple ($9)

opi do you lilac it and butter london ultra violet

Lilac + Ultra-Violet

Well hello, Pantone Color of the Year. Go for the lighter purple shade on your nails and paint the darker shade on toes for a blackberry-ice-cream vibe.

Get the Look: OPI Do You Lilac It? ( $12) and butter LONDON Ultra Violet ($10)

essie go go geisha and butter london the full monty

Light Pink + Gold

Calling all minimalists: This duo is so you. Stick to soft pink on your mani. Then a fun flash of gold on your toes is unexpected yet surprisingly wearable.

Get the Look: Essie Go Go Geisha ($9) and butter LONDON The Full Monty ($15)

RELATED: The Best Nail Polish Colors for Your Nail Shape

From Around The Web