Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

The Perfect Match; SEE IN THE NEW YEAR IN SYNCHRONISED STYLE. LISA HAYNES REVEALS HOW TO CO-ORDINATE YOUR LOOK TO THE MAX

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

The Perfect Match; SEE IN THE NEW YEAR IN SYNCHRONISED STYLE. LISA HAYNES REVEALS HOW TO CO-ORDINATE YOUR LOOK TO THE MAX

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WHEN it comes to finishing touches, you can't get more polished than a mani that matches your outfit. The matchy-matchy trend may be subtle, but wearing tips the exact shade of your clutch or clothes takes accessorising to a whole new level.

This New Year's Eve, pull out all the stops and play snap with your nail polish and your outfit.

We've got this season's themes sussed, so all you need to do is pick your trend and pair it with your talons.

Time to nail your look and ring in 2017...

HIGH SHINE THE Christmas tree isn't the only talk of tinsel town this season...

When it comes to accessories, metallics have ramped up into reflective chrome territory.

"Metallic never goes out of style at this time of year, but there's no need to stick to traditional silver and gold," says Louise Sole, buyer at Dune London. "Rival the Christmas tree baubles in the shine stakes with court shoes or clutches in Quality Street-style colourways."

VELVET CRUSH FOR the ultimate texture tonic, experiment with plush velvet finishes for the party season. Louise says: "Velvet is one of the biggest trends this NYE and beyond - deep shades of berry and midnight blue are especially popular on platform sandals and block heel booties.

"This accessory trend is set to be big for spring too, so invest now and wear for seasons to come."

GLITTER BUG IF YOU'RE going to sparkle, don't do half measures. "No party outfit is complete without a sprinkling of glitter, and it's so easy to wear on shoes, whether it's classic stiletto, platform sandal, low block heel or dressy flats," says Louise.

If you're a dancing queen, just make sure you wear a heel height that will take you through to the Big Ben chimes.

EMBELLISH ENVY FORGET jewellery and pile on the bling via your bags, shoes and nails instead, for a sparkly twist. …

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