Nail Files

Just when you thought cool nail art was best left to the pros, Marie Claire asked the world's top experts to create exclusive looks you can do at home (really).


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    Nails By: Jin Soon Choi


    The Look: This bordeaux-tipped manicure features two sophisticated hues that are worthy of the high-fashion advertising images (Prada, Balenciaga, Louis Vuitton) Choi is known for. "The nail art was inspired by a one-shouldered gown, which is elegant and sexy at the same time," says Choi.

    How-To: Paint nails with two coats of (1). Next, apply (2) in a swoop from the bottom left corner of each nail to the top right corner. Fill in the nail above the diagonal swoop with (2).

    1. JIN SOON Nail Polish in Nostalgia, $18. 2. JIN SOON Nail Polish in Audacity, $18.

    Jeffrey Westbrook/Studio D
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