Trend We Love: Oil Slick Colors

This almost-alien motif feels ultra modern on everything from flatware to furniture.

Trend We Love: Oil Slick Colors
Clockwise from top left: OPI, Tracy Tanner, Stardust and Stones, Urban Outfitters, ABC Home, Gretel Home.

A close cousin of metallic patina, on the sleeker side of galaxy prints, and moodier than mother of pearl—we cannot stop pining for this oil slick palette. Inspired by the set of moody, rainbow-hued flatware from Gretel Home pictured above (our collective most-wanted item in the 2015 Holiday Gift Guide), we've been on the hunt for more must-haves in similarly iridescent, space-age hues. Here, a few favorites for your home, your closet, and your next manicure.

Clockwise from top left: Charcoal Designer Series Nail Lacquer by OPI: $8.50; Ebay. Slick Zip Large by Tracey Tanner, $55; Carborundum Miniature by Stardust and Stones: $5; Etsy. Green Revo Round Sunglasses by Urban Outfitters: $18. Water Nesting Table by Meike Harde: $1,695; ABC Home. Linea Rainbow 5-Piece Place Setting by Mepra: $180; Gretel Home.

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