Is this the ultimate engagement manicure?
It's set to be the nail trend of next season but we say why wait until then to start wearing it. Black, glossy and polished to within an inch of its life, we think this moody manicure could be the answer to the inevitable onset of summer nail fatigue (#nomorecoralplease!) True, at this time of year we should we be embracing the slim chance we have to do full on summer-dressing, but there's something quite exciting about fast-tracking to the season to come. Biker jackets, slouchy cashmere jumpers - sounds good doesn't it? The same applies to looking down and seeing your post-holiday hands…View the board
If you've considered nail extensions something of a gulity pleasure then prepare to wear them with pride. Hot on the heels of the Autumn collections, where nail guru Marian Newman seduced the FROW with show-stopping sheer-tipped extensions at Gareth Pugh and Vivienne Westwood, they're officially back on the beauty agenda. Fitted elegantly to your natural nail (and not to be confused with gels that simply add strength and lustre to your real nail without any plastic tip), the new breed of extensions couldn't be further away from the thick, square tipped, talons of the past. Infact, it would take an expert to…View the board
Introducing the Parisian manicure. So much cooler than its classic ‘french mani’ counterpart, the Parisian manicure is less polish, more glow, and focuses on highlighting the healthy natural tones of your nails. Fresh from Paris Fashion Week, it's another creation of nail guru Marian Newman and popped up backstage at Mugler, Margiela, Lanvin, Nina Ricci and Dior, to name a few. So what’s so different about it? For starters it couldn’t be further away from the harsh white tip of a regular French manicure. We've all fallen prey to a French-mani gone wrong, you know when the ends of your nails look like…View the board