10 Best Nail Art Ideas from Fashion Week
From hot new polish colors to elaborate techniques, we've got nail art inspiration for every aspiring DIY nail artist
Like so many trends, this one began at Fashion Week, and it continues to gain momentum and evolve backstage. Virtually every polish line (think Essie, Creative Nail Design, and Deborah Lippmann) is now represented on the runway. The artists work with designers to create unique nail styles to complement the collections -- and a lot of the manis receive as much attention as the clothes.
Backstage at the shows, the scene is usually beauty mayhem with hair extensions flying, glitter powder in the air, and row after row of press-on and acrylic nails. But the most recent Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week was a little different: A lot of the nail art was done by hand, and many of the looks were original and attainable.
See 10 nail art ideas you'll want to try now.
While we wouldn't call the latest trends easy, they definitely require fewer tools and less time than you might imagine. You just need to stock up on polish, steady your hand, and grab some toothpicks to make a go of it. Whether you're an expert looking for inspiration or a beginner just wanting to mix up your mani, here are 10 nail art ideas you'll want to try now.
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