accessorizing for the obsessive: matching your nails to your bag
Even before we can get a question in, London-based manicurist Zoe Pocock, whose clients include both female and male Osbournes, wants to set the record straight. “I hate nail art,” she says. “It’s just too kitsch for me.” Her answer for those who want a manicure that’s a little more couture, shall we say, than the standard red or wine is to match your nail color and texture to your handbag. “I started by taking a print from the lock on my Mulberry bag and applying it to the nail. I’ve developed so many techniques that I can give you nails in alligator, crocodile, or ostrich textures. It’s amazing what you can do with a matchstick!” Another of Pocock’s innovations is what she terms Louboutin Nails—a manicure that’s black on top and red on the underside of the nail.
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