MANICURE MUSE: Alexander McQueen Spring 2014

Beauty, Fashion, Fitness & Nails

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Hey there nail enthusiasts!

Here’s another simple yet somewhat tedious nail art design inspired by Alexander McQueen‘s Spring Ready To Wear 2014 Collection.
A dotting tool, nail striping brush, black, red, white and silver nail polish is all you need to emulate these fashion forward trendy nails!
Take a look at the steps below to create this look.

Shopping links to items mentioned in this post can be found at the bottom of the page.

Step 1:  Start out with 1 coat of solid black nails.  I used Licorice by Essie.

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Step 2:  Using your striping brush and red nail polish paint 2 horizontal stripes across your nails.  It’s okay if they’re uneven because you’ll be covering them up with your silver dots.

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Step 3:  Using a dotting tool or a nail art duo pen paint 3 rows of white dots.  One row at the top of your nail and the other 2 bordering your bottom red stripe.  Lastly using your silver polish paint a row of silver dots over each red stripe.  I used Seraphina by Zoya for my silver and for my white dots I used Azature White Diamond Polish.  I’ve also listed a few other white nail polish alternatives at the bottom of the page.

Step 4:  Protect your trendy nail art with one coat of your favorite dry fast top coat.  My 2 favorites are Good To Go by Essie and Seche Vite.

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If you don’t mind taking the time to do all the dots… this look is a really fun design that will have your friends saying WOW!! Love your nails!
Hope you enjoyed the post… and stay tuned for more fashion forward nail art coming this week!

(photo credits: Alexander McQueen Spring RTW 2014 Runway- Vogue.com // Nails by Holly for The Trendy Nail)

Shopping Links

For more Alexander McQueen fashion visit www.alexandermcqueen.com

(silver) Seraphina by ZoyaBUY IT NOW:  Zoya.com $8

(red) Siren by Pure IceBUY IT NOW: Amazon.com $4.99

(white) Azature Faint White Diamond Polish – BUY IT NOW:  RonRobinson.com $25, HSN $25

White Nail Polish Alternatives:

(white) Blanc by EssieBUY IT NOW: Amazon.com $7.99

(white) Superstar by Pure IceBUY IT NOW: Walmart.com $1.97

Nail Art Duo Pens – Available in many colors including White, Red and Silver – BUY IT NOW: Shopcolorclub.com 4.00

Dry Fast Top Coats

Good To Go by Essie – BUY IT NOW: Amazon.com $6.50
Seche ViteBUY IT NOW: Amazon.com $4.78

 

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