How-to: The stripey nail art at Veda S/S ’13

Veda - Spring 2013 nails

The look:

Cosmic nails: holographic mauve and olive with glossy black stripes for an edgy, unexpected geometric element. (By Katie Hughes for Butter London.)

The inspiration:

The collection by this cool NYC label featured leather textures and psychedelic prints. The nails were inspired by the tie-dye pieces in the range.

Veda Spring 2013 nails 2 How to: The stripey nail art at Veda S/S 13

The how-to:

1. Apply a base coat.

2. On alternating fingernails, apply mauve or olive nail polish. Shown here: Butter London 3-Free Nail Lacquer in Toff (mauve) and Sloane Ranger (olive).

3. Let dry, and then layer on Butter London 3-Free Nail Lacquer in Knackered to give the nails a holographic effect.

4. Once dry, paint a glossy black stripe down the centre of each nail. Shown here: Butter London 3-Free Nail Lacquer in Union Jack Black.

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