Dita Von Teese has teamed up with New York-based nail brand, Kiss, to create a line of retro-inspired press-on nails. Painted in a super shiny and chip resistant cherry red lacquer, the oval-shaped digits mimic a style that was popular during the 1930s and 1940s among Hollywood screen sirens — and a look the Michigan-born beauty has worn for the past 20 years.
She explained to the Telegraph:
“When I was researching style in the early part of my career, I looked very closely at the details of photographs of women of those decades and noticed that they would leave the moon of the nail bed bare; sometimes they would leave a sliver of white at the tip too”, said Von Teese. “So I showed the pictures to my mother, who has been a manicurist for 30 years, and she would patiently paint my nails in this style, sometimes experimenting with colors. All these years later the trend is finally catching on, so I wanted to offer a shortcut to the classic half moon manicure – a way for everyone to wear it without going through the drama of explaining to your manicurist what you want it and how to do it.”
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