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LEVI’S JACKET, $98, LEVI.COM

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SPR AY-ON POLISH

Painting your nails with a brush: boring. There’s a brandnew mani model on the scene from the U.K.’s Nails Inc.: a spray-on polish that’s as fun as it is fast. Apply the accompanying base coat, spray the polish over your fingertips, then wash your hands with soapy water. The excess will slide off skin, leaving an extra-thin coat of punchy colour.

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NAILS INC. PAINT CAN SPRAY IN HOXTON MARKET, $12, SEPHORA

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THE ANTI-SPA STRIP

Dundas West has become a hot spot of beauty destinations, where cool kids go to get a lo-fi facial or Insta-bait nail art

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2 1. SAUL’S BE AUT Y S H O P 904 DUNDAS ST. W.

The decor vibe here is “old p r o f e s s o r ’ s o f f i c e . ” Tr y Éminence Organics facials, non-orange spray tans (promise), and a new face, back and chest treatment that targets acne or dark spots with peels and high-frequency treatments.

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grungy London royalty at Saint Laurent

A laid-back staple straight out of Chino

PHOTOGRAPHY: PETER STIGTER (RUNWAY AND STREET STYLE EXCEPT TWO-TONE OVERALLS); IMAXTREE (TWO-TONE OVERALLS); AMBER HICKSON (NAILS INC.). ILLUSTRATION: CAI SEPULIS (MAP)

THE RYAN ATWOOD COMBO

IT’S A THING

far-out frontwomen at Acne Studios

WIDE CROP

The culottes’ more streamlined sister

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prettied-up prairie girls at Erdem

SPRING 2016 TRENDS GET THE DIGITAL TREATMENT

EMOJI ARITHMETIC:

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3 2. NAKED BEAUTY BAR 889 DUNDAS ST. W.

With hip hop on the speakers and a sleek, minimalist space, this is a stellar spot for Bambiesque lash extensions, waxing and a marble or T-strap mani.

3. BARBERELLA 891 DUNDAS ST. W.

A long-serving beauty destination, this swish hair salon attracts the postbrunch crowd with its pretty, antique-y interior, sharp cuts and party-ready b l owo u t s . Re a s o n a b l e prices are a bonus.

4. WOW WOW NAILS 802B DUNDAS ST. W. Beloved by locals, this cheap and cheerful nail bar offers colour-changing gel polish (we lost our minds), broken-glass manis and nail stencils from Korea, so you can DIY your next polish job.

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