Nailed It.: Nails * Fashion * Technique

Nailed It.: Nails * Fashion * Technique

by Marian Newman


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World-famous nail artist and author of the must-have textbook for nail technicians, Marian Newman reveals the stories behind some of her most iconic nails created for fashion shows and magazines, as well as the secrets and techniques to recreate her incredible nails. Featuring images of Marian's stunning and unique nail looks for Kate Moss, Gisele, and Cara Delevingne, for advertising campaigns by Dior and Alexander McQueen, and fashions shows including Vivienne Westwood, Louis Vuitton, and Givenchy, Marian takes you on a journey through her incredible 20-year career working with the biggest names in fashion. Always true to her own style of creative curiosity, Marian provides step-by-step techniques for some of her most outrageous and spectacular nails, as well as revealing what's in her toolkit and where you can buy her favorite products. Full of beautiful photographs from the world's most influential photographers and illuminating behind the scenes details, Nailed It is the essential book for all nail lovers.

"Marian Newman is to nails what Karl Lagerfeld is to frocks." Tatler

"Marian Newman is arguably the biggest influence in the nail world, ever." Elle

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781786274069
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Publication date: 04/23/2019
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Marian Newman, internationally acclaimed nail artist and author of the definitive text book for nail technicians, is the original nail artist in the fashion industry and the leading expert. Dubbed 'the Queen of Nails' by the industry and cited as the biggest influence in the nail world, Marian was the first full-time session nail artist and brought nails to the fashion pack. She is constantly in demand for high-end advertising campaigns, magazine editorials and works on dozens of fashion shows each season, including Vivienne Westwood, Gareth Pugh and Margiela. Marian is the Creative Brand Ambassador for CND and the lead curator of Nails: Mastered, a global educational programme, alongside fashion legends Nick Knight, Val Garland and Sam McKnight.

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Helping Hands 14

Iconic Editorials 16

How to…

Create unique colour effects with dry brushing 22

Use embellishments to create subtle glamour 38

Create découpage nails 50

Achieve the best natural nails with a mini manicure 76

Create a theatrical nail sculpture 104

Create unique physical effects with nails 110

Use nail stickers for dramatic 3D textures 128

Use pigments to achieve unusual effects 142

Use flowers to create a pretty and punchy look 186

Show Nails 192

Nail Files

Introduction 223

A Short History of Nail 230

Tool Kit 232

Address Book 234

Glossary 236

Credits 240

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