Hand carved fruits, the finest Viennese lace, Claude Monet’s paintings, a rural village… this is, in the most literal manner possible, art at your fingertips. The origins of this beauty trend, which is sweeping across the planet at a dizzying pace, actually go back to 3000 BC, when upper class Chinese women painted their nails using a wide range of designs and colours. In that era, nail art was meant to denote status and luxury; today, it’s the flag bearer for creativity and self expression. Plus, its just loads and loads of fun!
And knowing how much you love looking at the super-gorgeous designs popping up everywhere, we have scoured the continents to bring you the top 25 nail patterns that range from the ultra-cute to the completely crazy.
Which one do you like best? Or don’t like at all?