Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Inspired by a Coach scarf

I know what you're thinking: It's basically May and I'm getting inspired by a (cashmere) scarf?! For what good reason would I have to wear such winter attire during the spring?! Well, if you haven't heard yet, I live in the North Pole (a.k.a. Canada), and I was actually wearing this scarf today. So sad.

My boyfriend got this scarf for me for my birthday last fall and I just love the purple-tinged-dirty-white base colour with the pops of colour. So obviously I had to do my nails to match! I actually did these nails last month, but I'm not lying about the still-wearing-this-scarf-today comment.



To execute this mani I used striping tape as a guide hence the plaid lines being super straight. This required a lot of drying time in between stripe layers so as to not rip off the first layer of stripes. I generally don't use fast-drying topcoat in between layers to speed up the process because I find doing that just adds to the overall thickness of the mani, can cause uneveness, and increase risk of chippage. So I space it out and do it the long away. There's a total of 6 different colours applied here sourced from 8 different nail polishes, although it's a bit tough to detect in the photos because two pairs of colours are very close (the coral-pink and the peach; the navy blue and the indigo). You can see the subtle differences in the scarf, which I did my best to match to polishes or a mixture of polishes (I was pretty spot on). 


I can't find this scarf on the Coach website anymore because it's last fall's model... I'm so out of touch with fashion, clearly.



I even did both hands cause I love you guys so much:


Polishes used:
- Essie 'Chinchilly' + Quo by Orly 'White' = my magical purple-tinged off-white (see yesterday's post)
- Nails Inc. 'Oxford street' + Maybelline Colour Show 'Fierce n' tangy' = mustard yellow
- Revlon 'Urban' (indigo)
- Maybelline Colour Show 'Midnight swim' (navy blue)
- Sally Hansen 'Mango loco' (coral pink)
- Essie 'Tart deco' (rich peach)



7 comments:

  1. I'm so glad I found your blog (I wish I can follow it)! Your nails are soo beautiful! Keep it up! ;)

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    1. Hi there! Why can't you follow it? :D I think on bloglovin' you can follow it, or if you're using Facebook, instagram, or pinterest I have accounts on there you can follow too! I'm just figuring it all out, I still don't know how to follow on blogger... bah! I'm so happy you're liking my work, sometimes I feel like no one is reading so I'm just ranting on to my cats about what I plan on blogging about today ha ha! I just checked out your and your tribal manis are INSANE!

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  2. It doesn't matter from where we take inspiration, it counts that the nails look great! I love how your design turned out!

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    1. Thanks so much! I'm glad you like it, this one in particular took a while, more than most would admit they spend doing their nails :p

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  3. Scarves have really become the most unique and modern type of gift. One can gift these fabulous item to his or her dear one, specially the Cashmere Scarf. Spatiality of cashmere scarf is that these can be wear in any Season. So Buy Cashmere Scarf now to look fabulous.

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