Short, Rounded Nails are Replacing the Squoval

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What shape do you file your nails in?

I used to be a die-hard "squoval" girl—that's industry lingo for a squared-off oval shape—but lately, it's short, rounded nails, preferably polished in a bright colour, that look most modern to me. (That pinky-red above? Perfection. The shade is OPI Most Honorable Red. A close match to it is Zoya nail polish in Max.)

And it seems like others agree—StyleList.com just proclaimed square nails "dated" and the squoval "too masculine." Short, rounded nails, however, have been spotted at Tracy Reese and, of course, at Chanel (remember the detail shots of Particulière that everyone went crazy for before it even launched?).

So tell me what you think:

Photo: Primped.com.au