How-to: The neo-noir nails at 3.1 Phillip Lim F/W ’12

3.1 Phillip Lim - Fall 2012 nails

The look:

Neo-noir, comic-inspired nails.

The inspiration:

“This graphic nail design is dramatic yet incredibly wearable. Women of any age can wear this look to make a super-modern statement that is still totally chic.”—Essie Weingarten, founder of Essie.

3.1 Phillip Lim Fall 2012 nails 2 How to: The neo noir nails at 3.1 Phillip Lim F/W 12

The how-to:

1. Apply one coat of Essie Nail Polish in Licorice.

2. Top with a thin stripe of Essie Nail Polish in Chinchilly.

3. Highlight with Essie Nail Polish in Blanc for a shadowed, crescent-moon effect.

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