Afiya Francisco is a Style Expert, television and fashion personality, speaker, and brand ambassador. The Style House is a multimedia platform designed to help women approach their personal style with confidence, simplicity & joy. 

Welcome Matte

opi-matte-collection-july-09Glossy nails have long dominated as the go-to for manis & pedis. This summer, a new collection from OPI will allow understated beauties to indulge in something a little different– a matte finish. The line will include six of some of the more recently popular shades (among them You Don't Know Jacques and Russian Navy) in a toned down alternative to their high-gloss counterpart. Perhaps we are on the cuff of a trend in the making? This bangle set in matte silver would suggest so. nordstrom-matte-bangles-set-12-48

Russian Navy; Lincoln Park After Dark; You Don't Know Jacques!; Alpine Snow; La Paz-itively Hot; Gargantuan Green Grape $10.95 each OPI; 1-800-341-9999 opi.com

Matte Silver Bangles $48 for 12 Nordstrom; nordstrom.com

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