Lindsay Lohan started it. Or maybe it was Gwyneth Paltrow, Helen Mirren, Nicole Kidman, or-really-David Beckham.
Black nail polish is everywhere. On celebrities, in fashion magazines, and, believe it or not, on Washington women’s finger and toe nails.
The must-have item is by Chanel, retails for $18 a bottle, and is called Black Satin. Unlike un-Chanel predecessors of punk years past, this one’s chic: a rich, saturated, ultra-shiny black with a trace of blue that looks like patent leather.