Marni inspired nail art: Florals and stripes

Today’s manicure is inspired by Marni’s Spring 2012 Ready To Wear line. Marni did some pretty cool florals that I tried to replicated on my nails:

Marni Spring 2012 floral patterns

Marni Spring 2012 floral patterns close up

Also the main reason why I tried this design was cos I recently got my hands on a black nail pen (finally!) from one of the nail stores in town. It’s brandless and cost only S$7 (US$3), quite a steal. I’ve been dying to test it out for about a week but just couldn’t find the time. I also got some new nail colours (Snow and Papaya Punch from China Glaze) that this design was perfect for.

marni floral patterns with orange stripes nail art

marni floral patterns with orange stripes nail art close up

The orange stripes were a fluke to be honest. I wanted to do a tribal pattern with black lines over them at first, but it was my first time with a nail pen and I messed it up so bad. So I improvised and changed it into a floral pattern instead. Turned out quite well, I think!

china glaze snow nail polish (white)

It was also my first time trying China Glaze’s Snow nail polish. I’d wanted to get Alpine Snow from OPI but it was sold out on the online store that I always get my polishes from. It’s not as opaque as I’d like – had to go over 3 layers to get the white-out look – but it paints on pretty well, so it’s a good buy in my book. Not to mention cheaper as well.

 Hope you liked this mani! Drop me your feedback in the comments below :-)


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  1. [...] I’ve come into the strange habit of painting only the nails on my left hand now that I don’t have lots of time to spare (I’m right handed). It’s funny how I sometimes end up doing a better job on my right hand. Anyhow, here’s the Marni florals without the stripes. [...]