Michael Costello S/S 2017 Runway Nails

Michael Costello’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection was influenced by the relationship between the light and dark side of femininity. Lead artist for essie, Rita Remark, created a gorgeous design that complemented the pieces, pulling inspiration from the gold and açaí fabrics see throughout the collection.  Rita chose two colors, essie’s deep sole mate and metallic good as gold to showcase the darkness and light.   get the look: 1. Apply first base base coat to nails. 2.

Creatures of the Wind S/S 2017 Runway Nails

Morgan Taylor Lacquer lead artist, Danielle Candido, worked with designers of Creatures of the Wind to create a bright white nail using Morgan Taylor Lacquer’s All White Now for their Spring/Summer 2017 collection. The white nail complements the patterns and textures seen throughout the retro chic-inspired collection. Photo credit Photo by Jennifer Graylock Scared of streaks when using light polish shades? Follow Danielle Candido’s tip and “float the

Tanya Taylor S/S 2017 Runway Nails

Lead artist for Morgan Taylor Lacquer, Gina Edwards created a fun and bright nail art look for the Tanya Taylor Spring/Summer 2017 collection. Starting off with a tan base, Gina used various electric colors to design asymmetrical swipes at the top and bottom edges of the nail. Colors used include: Ahead of the Game Deja Blue Mint Chocolate Chip Orange You Glad Sweet Escape Tropical Punch

Rodarte S/S 2017 Runway Nails

The Rodarte Spring/Summer 2017 collection featured floral embroideries, appliqués, tulle, and lace. Calling it “jewelry for the nails”, Morgan Taylor Lacquer lead artist Tracylee applied New School Nude to the nails and accented them with a delicate chain of Glitter & Gold around the cuticle. Will this trend be the new party nail? As for makeup and hair, the make-up by NARS was kept soft

alice + olivia by Stacey Bendet S/S 2017 Runway Nails

Dubbing this look “Garden Chic”, alice + olivia by Stacey Bendet’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection was inspired by 18th century tarot cards and mystic gardens. The contrasting patterns and lush hues as seen in the collection compliment the three different nail designs CND created for the presentation.  First look: a fresh take on the French manicure, with a crescent swoop of dusty rose down one side of

The Blonds S/S 2017 Runway Nails

For The Blonds Spring/Summer 2017 collection and 10th anniversary, they went with a new, fresh approach for the nails. Unlike previous runway shows which featured extreme avant-garde nails, this season Morgan Taylor Lacquer lead artist, Mei Kawajiri, designed several nail looks that reflect the Olympian Goddess inspiration seen throughout the collection. Manicures go from chrome, graphic, crystal, and marble to represent the “warrior goddess” in

Motivation Mani Monday: Kyodan

Because working out can be such a drag, I’ve decided to spice up my exercise routine by matching my nails to the different prints of my fave workout clothes. Each Monday I’ll be featuring a different outfit with coordinating nails. Kyodan Clothing launched their Spring/Summer 2016 collection and included is this black, white and yellow printed outfit that seems to resemble a New York cityscape. For the

KFC Now Makes Edible Nail Polish

When you think of the fast food chain KFC, what comes to mind? Fried chicken, that creepy Colonel bro, and nail polish? KFC just came out with two nail polishes spotlighting their signature chicken flavors: Original Recipe (a light beige) and Hot & Spicy (a burnt orange). No, I’m not joking. I actually feel somewhat ill. The following press release was sent to fashion site,

Gigi Hadid Paid 2K for Her Met Ball Mani

It girl, Gigi Hadid showed up to the Met Ball in a custom Tommy Hilfiger gown that fit in oh so perfectly with the night’s theme: Man vs. Machine (Manus x Machina). KISS nails provided Hadid her manicure with the help of nail artist, Mar y Sol. Her metallic nails played up her futuristic gown, but on the underside of her chrome almond nails, three crystals

Modern Easter Nail Art With JINsoon Choi

Jazz up your pastel Sunday best with some modern Easter nail art. Using JINsoon Choi’s Spring 2016 Painted Ladies Collection, follow these easy steps to create your festive holiday nails. Step 1: Apply JINsoon Power coat Step 2: Apply two coats of JINsoon Keppel Step 3: Using JINsoon Sinopia with a striping brush draw a curve at a slight diagonal  to mark where you want