Lovelies sounded off in force against the trend of incorporating actual couture labels into a manicure. But what if the reference is subtle? Like the kitty faces on these nails, that look a lot like Charlotte Olympia’s cat flats, made famous by stars like Alexa Chung and Beyoncé. Borrowing the details that make certain high-end items covetable is a whimsical and chic way to update your manicure without being blatant, or worse tacky. Take a look at some more of these tastefully borrowed looks from runway, to nails.
Borrow the iconic patterns of this Marni dress with a simple manicure that’s sure to get attention — for the right reasons. View a tutorial here.
Check out more designer-inspired manicures in the gallery.
Would you ever rock these nail art looks?