When I painted these nails (back in November! eep!) I was just picking colours that I thought looked good together; but I got a lot of comments about how festive they were. I suppose they do draw on the red, green and gold Christmas palette but personally I think they’d work for any time of year.
I really love the colours on this manicure. The base isn’t white but a very pale grey, one of the Urban Outfitters colours I picked up in America in October – it’s called Lace Slip. The green and gold are both Nails Inc – Great Dover Street and Hampstead Gardens. And the red is from Miss Sporty but I don’t know what it’s called! I also deployed my trusty Barry M nail art pen in black to outline the bigger stripes, which I think really contributes to the look. While wearing these I got asked if these were transfers or stickers – the person couldn’t believe they were freehand – so I think that is a good testament to how they turned out!