After two successful seasons at New York Fashion Week, essie returns to the tents after having earned its spot as a backstage nail line. For the Spring/Summer 2013 shows, essie will partner with the nail industry's leading talent to develop trendsetting looks while using the brand's iconic and extensive color collection.
This season's designer line-up includes: Diane Von Furstenberg, Carolina Herrera, 3.1 Phillip Lim, DKNY, Marchesa, Tory Burch, Zac Posen, Milly, Helmut Lang, Wes Gordon, SUNO, Herve Leger, Lela Rose, Jenny Packham, Creatures of the Wind, Douglas Hannant, Costello Tagliapetra, Tanya Taylor, Chado Ralph Rucci, Veronica Beard, Mathieu Mirano and Rachel Roy. essie is also partnering with Haven Spa and will be the featured nail brand at Rebecca Minkoff, Edun and PRISM by Anna Laub.
"Nail color is the ultimate accessory for women looking to make a fashion statement, it completes the outfit. Women should be dressed from tips to toes and everything in-between," says Essie Weingarten, Founder and Creative Director of essie. "It's a true honor to collaborate with such talented and visionary designers during New York Fashion Week, and we are thrilled to be a part of the creative process of developing looks that will serve as an endless source of inspiration for next spring and beyond."