A well thought out manicure is now just as important as this season's must-have wedges or a pair of modern cat eye sunglasses. Over the last few years the popularity of nail polish has exploded—it's now bridging the gap between fashion and beauty and becoming more like an accessory than a beauty product. This summer, the most coveted shades range from demure nudes, to punchy corals, to brilliant metallics and a mix bag of brights. [caption id="attachment_2539" align="aligncenter" width="426" caption="Photo courtesy of Sally Hansen."] [/caption] Get ready to transform your digits with our roundup of the best summer polishes. Revlon Top Speed Nail Enamel in Chili, $6. Deborah Lippmann Nail Lacquer in Lara's Theme , $20. Essie Nail Polish in Meet Me At Sunset, $10. Zoya Nail Polish in Kara, $9. O.P.I Nail Lacquer in Don't Mess With OPI, $11. Rimmel Lasting Finish Pro Nail Enamel in Posh Pink, $5. Butter London Nail Lacquer in Artful Dodger, $17. Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colour in Mimosa, $26. L'Oreal Paris Pro Manicure Nail Polish in Sand Castle, $11. Joe Fresh Nail Polish in Buff, $4. Sally Hansen Pro Manicure in Cafe Au Lait, $8. NARS Nail Polish in Orgasm, $21.