Manicures Make a Red-Carpet Statement at the 2013 Emmys

Hollywood starlets at the 2013 Emmys looked stunning in couture gowns and shoes but their manicures were the showstoppers on the red carpet.


Michelle Dockery, a nominee for “Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series” for her role as Lady Mary Crawley in Downton Abbey, wore a classic sanguine red lacquer called Lady Is A Tramp on her nails. On her toes: Modern Love, a modern classic mauve hue. Her nails were prepped with Ridge Filler Base Coat to create a perfectly smooth canvas, and completed with Gel Lab Top Coat for a high-shine finish.

Emilia Clarke (nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series) as Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones, is wearing Fashion, a perfect taupe crème shade, on both fingers and toes. Her nails were prepped with Turn Back Time Base Coat, and finished with Gel Lab Top Coat for a beautiful high-shine.

Ridge Filler Base Coat and Turn Back Time Back Time Base Coat, $20 each. Lady Is A Tramp, Modern Love and Fashion, $17 each. Gel Lab Top and Base Coat, $45 for pkg of two.

— Glynnis Mapp, Stylesight Beauty Editor

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