I guess nowadays, a plain nail polish, no matter how expensive it is, ends up being subtle and simple all because of the new fab on nail arts. I say that because most of the nail art designs out there right now are created loud and excessive, with the introduction of 3D materials.
However, the true essence why women paint their nails on the first place I think is still there, and that is elegance. Elegance by accentuating the personality of the bearer, which is the true purpose of nail polishing. In order to achieve two equally in-demand themes, nail artists are finding ways to incorporate modern nail art to the plain polishes. They add new tones and glitters on top of the subtle and elegant base color thereby creating a mix of awesomeness.
Check out these 40 Subtle Yet Chic Nail Art Ideas! Subtle but chic nail art—old school meets new school indeed.