I've never really understood the attraction to press-on nails -- not even when they were the must-have manicure back when I was a teenager. But they've been popping up everywhere backstage at New York Fashion Week.
With dozens of models to get ready in just a few hours, celebrity manicurists like Deborah Lippmann and Pattie Yankee minimize the stress levels by prepping hundreds of press-on nails before the shows even begin. And Spring 2014 is all about stark white press-on nails with a touch of nail art. From silver metal strips that mimic "nail rings" to a chic reinterpretation of a French moon manicure with Swarvoski crystals, I guess white press-on nails aren't so blasé.
What do you think about this white press-on nails trend?
Kate Spade Spring 2014
Get the look with... Deborah Lippmann Pseudo Silk Kimono (an alabaster white), Bad Moon Rising (a pewter shimmer) and It's Raining Men (a Parisian red used as an accent strip).
Cushnie et Ochs Spring 2014
Get the look with... China Glaze’s Dandy Lyin’ Around layered on top of Moonlight. Then adhere a silver Nail Veil nail ring at the center and seal with top coat.
Honor Spring 2014
Get the look with... Deborah Lippmann La Vie En Rose (a pastel petal pink shimmer available next spring) and six small Swarovski Elements crystals applied in a pyramid shape.
Kye Spring 2014
Get the look with... Gel II Shine Xtreme in Arctic White and then create two lines of negative space by dipping a thin makeup brush into nail polish remover and swiping across nail surface.
Desigual Spring 2014
Get the look with... A white base and MAC Cosmetics Fiestaware (a bright orange).
Jenni Kayne Spring 2014
Get the look with... OPI Don't Pretzel My Buttons (an opaque nude) and Alpine Snow (as they striking white moon shape).
Here's your backstage beauty pass:
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