Monday, 9 May 2011

Nailing It 101

Following a comment on my Jenny Longworth post I have found a cool new blog which blends fashion with nail art!

Nailing The Runway is written by a fashion assistant and is described as being a blog about "Runway prints on nails, nails inspired by fashion, nails from Fashion Weeks and nail inspiration".

It all began when Alison was looking at the new Marc by Marc Jacobs collection, specifically the Simone dress


With almost identical colours of nail polish sat on her shelf she figured she'd give it a go, layering stripes of yellow, red, blue and mink over a white base


I decided to use one of Alison's nail decorating techniques and a polka dot design she created for inspiration this weekend.

I based the colours I used on the floral print Topshop trousers I was going to wear


First I painted three coats of a nude (I used H&Ms Caramel - part of a Springtime set) as a base. I then used the tip of one of the prongs on a kirby grip hair slide dipped in polish to create a polka dot effect on each nail. I used Barry M colours - Coral, Black and Indigo. Once it was dry I covered the whole creation in clear topcoat. Looking forward to using this technique for a lot of nail art this summer.

9 comments:

Marthaamay O_o said...

ooohhh, fashion nails

Alison said...

*blushes* Thank you for mentioning me on your blog! I'm glad you like it :)

Mmm H&M Caramel is a very nice colour! I'm a big fan of using hair grips for dotting on nails - super cheap and an easy way for creating polkadots. I just tried making my own nail stickers recently using a plastic bag (can you tell I'm a big fan of diy nails?!) - have you tried this? It worked pretty well! x

The Tiny Atelier said...

no i havent, that sounds amazing. think you need to do a 'show and tell blog on it!

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Anonymous said...

Thought I would comment and say neat theme, did you make it for yourself? It's really awesome!

N @ TTA said...

:)

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