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Dynamic Duo: tenoverten

February 21, 2017

Business partners, mothers & friends. These are the women we are inspired by. Meet this month's Dynamic Duo.

When we are in need of a little beauty TLC, we head straight to tenoverten. Founded by Nadine Abramcyk and Adair Ilyinsky in 2010, tenoverten is all about rethinking the nail salon experience. Today, the duo has six locations (NYC, Austin and LA) that feel more like cool apartments than your typical salon – once you walk inside, you won’t want to leave. Plus, they created a collection of polishes and nail care products that actually make your nails healthier – which is why we were so excited to partner with them for our Fall 2017 presentation. We caught up with Nadine and Adair at their Fulton Street location to talk style, business and of course, nails.

How did you meet?


Nadine and Adair:
We met through mutual friends almost a decade ago. We instantly hit it off and were friends for years before starting tenoverten.

What inspired you to start your own business?


Nadine:
We were inspired to start tenoverten because we would often meet to have our nails done after work and the experience always left us wanting more. We would talk about all of the little things we could improve upon and decided to take the leap of faith.

Adair: We were really just frustrated customers who were looking for a more inspiring nail salon experience.

What sets tenoverten apart from other nail salons?


Nadine:
Our brand ethos is all about creating a safer space for people to have their nails done. We aim to excel with sanitizing of tools, customer service, cleaner air and cleaner products used throughout our services all within a space that doesn't look like your typical nail salon.

Adair: Hygiene is our top priority and offering a safer manicure experience for both our customers and our employees. Aside from impeccable customer service, a lot of fun things too — an incredible nail polish selection, lots of amazing natural beauty products for retail and hard to find indie and international magazines to flip through.

Describe tenoverten in three words:


Nadine:
Non-toxic Nail Experience

Adair: Welcoming, thoughtful and non-toxic.

Running a business together is like:


Nadine:
Raising a whole brood of children.

Adair:
Being married. We’re each others other spouse!

Best advice you’ve ever received:

Nadine: Stay present.

Adair: Only do what you can do. (I’m still working on that.)

One thing Adair taught me about style:

Nadine: Adair taught me that less is more. She has a minimal approach to style that is so elegant.

One thing Nadine taught me about style:

Adair: Nadine is incredibly chic so just being in her orbit is a lesson in style. BUT, more specifically, that fit and proportion are just as important as the specific pieces. Always look at the shoulders to make sure a top/dress is the correct size.

Tenoverten color you can’t live without:


Nadine:
Our LA red color.

Adair:  Carmine in the winter and Ludlow in the summer. I like my nail polish like I like my lipstick…red!

#1 tip for making a manicure last:


Nadine:
Properly prep the nail by wiping down the entire nail bed with non acetone remover and removing any residual oils before applying the polish. If there are any oils on the nail it will cause peeling.

Adair: Make sure the nail bed is thoroughly cleaned of all oils before applying nail polish.

Who would play the two of you in a movie?


Nadine and Adair:
Gina Davis and Susan Sarandon so that we could channel that wild Thelma & Louise energy.

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us size bust waist hip
00, XS 31.5 24 34
0, XS 32.5 25 35
2, XS 33.5 26 36
4, S 34.5 27 37
6, S 35.5 28 38
8, M 36.5 29 39
10, M 38 30.5 40.5
12, L 39.5 32 42
14, L 41 33.5 43.5
16, XL 42.5 35 45
18, 2XL 47 40 50
20, 2XL 49 42 52
22, 3XL 51 44 54
24, 3XL 53 46 56
US SIZE SHOULDERS BUST WAIST HIP
00, XS 14.25 31.5 24 34
0, XS 14.5 32.5 25 35
2, XS 14.75 33.5 26 36
4, S 15 34.5 27 37
6, S 15.25 35.5 28 38
8, M 15.5 36.5 29 39
10, M 15.875 38 30.5 40.5
12, L 16.25 39.5 32 42
14, L 16.625 41 33.5 43.5
16, XL 17 42.5 35 45
18, 2XL 17 47 40 50
20, 2XL 17.5 49 42 52
22, 3XL 18 51 44 54
24, 3XL 18.5 53 46 56
 Jacket Size Dickey Size

00

00 - 14

0

00 - 14

2

00 - 14

4

00 - 14

6

00 - 14

8

00 - 14

10

00 - 14

12

00 - 14

14

00 - 14

16

16 - 24

18

16 - 24

20

16 - 24

22

16 - 24

24

16 - 24

us size bust waist hip
00, XS 31.5 24 34
0, XS 32.5 25 35
2, XS 33.5 26 36
4, S 34.5 27 37
6, S 35.5 28 38
8, M 36.5 29 39
10, M 38 30.5 40.5
12, L 39.5 32 42
14, L 41 33.5 43.5
16, XL 42.5 35 45
18, 2XL 47 40 50
20, 2XL 49 42 52
22, 3XL 51 44 54
24, 3XL 53 46 56
us size bust waist hip
00, XS 31.5 24 34
0, XS 32.5 25 35
2, XS 33.5 26 36
4, S 34.5 27 37
6, S 35.5 28 38
8, M 36.5 29 39
10, M 38 30.5 40.5
12, L 39.5 32 42
14, L 41 33.5 43.5
16, XL 42.5 35 45
18, 2XL 47 40 50
20, 2XL 49 42 52
22, 3XL 51 44 54
24, 3XL 53 46 56
us size bust waist hip
00, XXS 31.5 24 34
0, XS 32.5 25 35
2, XS 33.5 26 36
4, S 34.5 27 37
6, S 35.5 28 38
8, M 36.5 29 39
10, M 38 30.5 40.5
12, L 39.5 32 42
14, L 41 33.5 43.5
16, XL 42.5 35 45
18, 2XL 47 40 50
20, 2XL 49 42 52
22, 3XL 51 44 54
24, 3XL 53 46 56
 US SIZE WAIST HIP
23 23 34
24 24 35
25 25 36
26 26 37
27 27 38
28 28 39
29 29 40
30 30.5 41.5
31 32 43
32 33.5 44.5
15 36 46
16 38 48
18 40 50
20 42 52
22 44 52
us size waist hip
00, 24, XS 24 34
0, 25, XS 25 35
2, 26, XS 26 36
4, 27, S 27 37
6, 28, S 28 38
8, 29, M 29 39
10, 30, M 30.5 40.5
12, 31, L 32 42
14, 32, L 33.5 43.5
16, 15, XL 35 45
18, 16, 2XL 40 50
20, 18, 2XL 42 52
22, 20, 3XL 44 54
24, 22, 3XL 46 56
us size waist hip
00, 24, XS 24 34
0, 25, XS 25 35
2, 26, XS 26 36
4, 27, S 27 37
6, 28, S 28 38
8, 29, M 29 39
10, 30, M 30.5 40.5
12, 31, L 32 42
14, 32, L 33.5 43.5
16, 15, XL 35 45
18, 16, 2XL 40 50
20, 18, 2XL 42 52
22, 20, 3XL 44 54
24, 22, 3XL 46 56
 US SIZE EUROPE UK
5 35 3
5.5 35.5 3.5
6 36 4
6.5 36.5 4.5
7 37 5
7.5 37.5 5.5
8 38 6
8.5 38.5 6.5
9 39 7
9.5 39.5 7.5
10 40 8
10.5 40.5 8.5
11 41 9
 US SIZE BUST WAIST HIP TORSO
XS 32-34 24-26 34-36 58.5
S 34-36 26-28 36-38 60
M 36-38.5 28-30.5 38-40.5 61.5
L 38.5-41.5 30.5-33.5 40.5-43.5 63
XL 41.5-43 33.5-35 43.5-45 64.5
2XL 47 40 50 70

Conversion Guide

VB US NUMERIC

VB US/INTL ALPHA

IT

FR

UK/AU

CN

KR

00/24

XXS

34

32

2

150/72A

33

0/25

XS

36

34

4

155/76A

44

2/26

XS

38

36

6

160/80A

44-55

4/27

S

40

38

8

165/84A

55-66

6/28

S

42

40

10

170/88A

66

8/29

M

44

42

12

175/92A

77

10/30

M

46

44

14

175/96A

77

12/31

L

48

46

16

180/100A

88

14/32

L

50

48

18

185/104A

88

16/15

XL

52

50

20

190/108A

99

18/16

2XL

54

52

22

195/112A

-

20/18

2XL

56

54

24

200/116A

-

22/20

3XL

58

56

26

205/120A

-

24/22

3XL

60

58

28

210/124A

-

How to measure the body:

Size Guide Diagram

How to measure the body:

  1. Shoulders: measured from shoulder blade to shoulder blade
  2. Bust: circumference measured at the fullest part of the chest
  3. Waist: circumference measured at the smallest part of the waist
  4. Hip: circumference measured at the fullest part of the hips (or 8” down from the waist)
  5. Sleeve length: measured from the center of the back of the neck to the wrist
  6. Inseam: measured from the top of inside the leg to the ankle
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