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Usually when we get our nails done we either have our noses in a copy of Vanity Fair or, if that’s been snatched up, we’ll resign ourselves to watching Mario Lopez on E! News (don’t the technicians ever tire of him?), so the idea of taking in cool new contemporary art while we get our tips touched up is an intriguing one to say the least. Enter Vanity Projects, a gallery space-cum-nail salon set to open its doors in NYC this summer.
New Year’s Eve calls for lots of sparkle — especially on your nails. Sequined tips are the obvious go-to for the night’s festivities, but where’s the fun in that? Up the ante with double dose of glitter in the form of French tips, or get artsy with appropriate “2013″ nails, fireworks, or even tiny clocks. We’ve rounded up the best NYE nail art out on the interwebs for inspiration, check ‘em out.
MERRY CHRISTMAS, Y’ALL! Why not ring in the holiday with some festive art for your fingers? These ideas are sure to inspire nail envy, no matter where the night takes you.
From cherry pie polish to turkey tips to subtle autumnal manis, we’ve rounded up some of the best nail art ideas for your day of feasting, family, and giving thanks.
Who’s excited for holiday nail art?! Zooey Deschanel and Jimmy Fallon sure are. Unfortunately, as far as we know, only the former is planning on sitting down for a fancy-pants themed manicure this year, but Fallon did dole out a few tips for Deschanel’s tips when she visited his set yesterday.
Pop star Katy Perry is a major fan of nail art, and her digits are always tricked out. But her latest mani may be the best one yet — she’s sporting Daria nails!
What do you think? Who nailed their red carpet look?
We had so much fun looking at all the beauty looks from the first week of the Olympics that we had to follow-up with the best hair and nail art from the second half of the games. Track and field gold medalist DeeDee Trotter made a statement with three different beauty looks, while beach volleyball stars Misty May Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings gave their tips an American flag makeover, and rhythmic gymnasts put their best faces forward.
The height of waffle luxury.
AHH! THE OLYMPICS START TODAY, YOU GUYS! We’ve already rounded up the best Olympic-themed fashions that you should be wearing throughout the Games, and now we’ve got a collection of the most gold medal-worthy nail art we could find.
Fashion’s favorite exotic bird romps around an eery mansion, perches at an open window, and poses as a gilded statue in this Tatler spread.
Sometime over the past year, nail art went from kitschy to cool to certifiably huge — and if you’re looking to see more of the “art” part of the trend, look no further than Christina Rinaldi of Prima Creative
Maybe we’ve been following the Fuck Yeah Nail Art Tumblr a little too closely, but doesn’t it seem like everybody’s obsessed with nail art lately? Nail art has come to the masses, and anyone can dip a toothpick into an old polish and call themselves an expert. So yeah, I thought I was into nail art. But then I went to the New Museum to get my nails done in a pop-up salon set up by visual artist Dzine.
Sure, it’s for a car commercial, but it’s also really cool. That said, those poor manicurists! Let’s look at the numbers: 1,200 bottles, 25 days (and nights!), 900 nails, and two hours per nail. If you won’t watch it on our recommendation, at least watch it for them.
Nail art is quickly becoming one of our favorite things thanks to Sally Hansen Salon Effects, Fashion Week’s half-moon obsession and Willow Smith. But we just can’t get behind royal wedding nail decals. Can you?
Lindsay Lohan’s manicured message at the court hearing that ultimately sent her to jail was impossible to ignore. “F*** U,” the nails read. But Lindsay’s out there nail polish decision can’t hold a candle to some of the nails we spotted on BuzzFeed’s list of 50 Intense Nailpolish Designs.