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While gray—and navy—are considered great, classic colors, "I can't remember the last time gray or navy nail polish was a trend," says Leatrice Eiseman, author of More Alive with Color and executive director of the Pantone Color Institute. So why are those shades appearing now? "We're in a time of big changes in the world, and [basics like] gray represent stability. Gray nail polish also suggests uniqueness; wearing it, you're making a statement about being a bit offbeat," says Eiseman.
— Jessica Matlin
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