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The Blonds Fall 2012 Runway Show – Biker Babe Manicures

130 hours of hand detailing went into biker babe manicures for The Blonds! No nail set was alike – crystals, glitter, leather, Phillipe Blond portraits, crushed glass shards and acid washed denim designs were just a few of the styles to grace the runway. This show was perhaps their best ever, with hand-made chain & […]

Alexandre Herchcovitch Fall 2012 Presentation – Midas Touch Manicure

Alexandre Herchcovitch’s collection was surprisingly ladylike, but of course in the most unconventional way.  All his (subculture) fans were lined up in the front row waiting to be thrilled!  And they were not disappointed, especially with the stand out looks that included tonal metallic leather outer pieces paired with opulent layers of gold lace and […]

Naeem Khan Fall 2012 Runway Show – Burgundy Burst Manicures

As I ran out the door this morning, the doorman of the hotel, Manny, asked me to wait a second before I left…he came running back with a darling Valentine’s cookie in his hand for me!  It is little things in life that make a big difference… little gestures, little acts of kindness.  Nice way […]

Theory Fall 2012 Runway Show – Hint of Pink Nails

The Theory show was attended by all the international fashion elite in the city this week…Anna Wintour and her entourage from Vogue at the top of list… (which, means, well, no need for the rest of the list!)  Theory is designed by Olivier Theyskens, from Belgium — one of the most inspired and iconic designers […]

Karen Walker Fall 2012 Runway Show – Deep Sea Digits

Karen Walker is a rock star in her homeland, Auckland New Zealand, and is globally followed by cool chicks everywhere.  This season she’s smitten with SEA MONSTERS!  Jules Verne’s “2000 Leagues Under the Sea” inspired Karen with visions of ‘sea militariana’, flourishes of the Victorian Age and a dash of 60’s! Every mod jacket, ruffle-hemmed […]

Victoria Beckham 2012 Fall Presentation – Demure Manicures

Every detail tended to, with baby in tow and gorgeous husband not far behind.  Victoria Beckham is coming into her own as a serious fashion designer.  It’s reported that many of her famous friends will turn to her for their Oscars gowns and staying.  What we LOVE about VB is her LOVE of nails… (excuse […]

Behnaz Sarafpour Fall 2012 Presentation – Mercury Manis

At Behnaz Sarafpour-land, things are cool and calm.   This is what fashion should be: clear and concise, perfectly appointed, well choreographed, carefully cast, designed with vision to the precise detail!   The woman she envisions (and in the end the woman she IS) is sophisticated and smart.  Down to her high-tech-uber-femme-jewel-like nails. ‘Mercury mani’s’ glistens in […]

Joy Cioci Fall 2012 Presentation – Fishnet Tipped Manis

Joy Cioci has a perspective this season…it’s savage, it’s edgy, it’s seductive…no question, it includes a medium length, pointed almond nail that has a concealed base in feminine naughty nude (hail fashion favorite:  Putty) and tipped with hand-placed (real) fishnet, iced in BlackJack and out there to make a statement….and that it did.   Dare to […]

Catherine Malandrino Fall 2012 Presentation – Plum Cherry Nails

I feel like chanting the anthem:  ‘Malandrino, Malandrino’….the lovely, the elegant, Catherine Malandrino, so adored by MANY, watched by ALL this week.  Her show assembled a crush of (very pretty) people waiting to see the collection, anxious to see how ‘chic’ looks this season. So here it is:  gem tones, bright and vibrant; black leather, […]

Christian Cota Fall 2012 Presentation – Terra Cotta Manicures

Woke up to a light and lovely snow today! Magical on this fine NYC morn. Couldn’t wait to see the Christian Cota show. Christian is painter, fashion connoisseur, art and nature lover. Passion defines the fashion, especially in his case. The collection is inspired by an American Girl lost in Mexico – ‘swept away in […]