Live your life/do your nails however you want, but just know that, at any given moment in time, there are just some looks that feel inherently...not right. Ahead, we ID five trends that have had their moment along with five modern ways to still (low-key) do them. We know—but isn't life all about contradictions?More
And these aren't even the truly tragic duckbill kind. *shudders thinking about the high rip potential* Fashion's been moving toward a rounder/squoval shape for some time now, which 9.75 times out of 10 looks much nicer than having miniature flippers protruding from your fingers. Madeline Poole knows—that's her work above.
You know. I know. Yet, in the hierarchy of Offensive Nails, this isn't even that bad as long as they're not too long and/or fake. But if you really want to push the envelope, think more negative space, less John Hughes mom, à la Hannah Bronfman (pictured). Contrasting colors beyond the traditional blush and white work too.