I like looking for inspiration for nails in different places – The 31 Day Challenge taught me that almost anything can be turned into a nail art design if you think about it! I see patterns everywhere – wallpaper, clothing, magazines… food packaging. Occasionally I see something and think “I want to share that idea!”
So try this: David Bowie for inspiration. David Bowie is a British musician who has been around for decades. His most recent album – his first in 10 years – has been nominated for the coveted Mercury Music Prize. What drew me to him today is that he has just been voted the Best Dressed Brit in History by BBC History Magazine and wow, I think he deserves it! Check out some of these images that feature designs that could make awesome nails (pretty much all of these picture are copyright of the David Bowie Archive:
More after the jump!
There are so many cool ideas in here – accent nails, spots, stripes, tribal print, chevrons and really unique and eye-catching colour combinations. How would you try and represent the ruffles in that Labyrinth costume?
I hope to have a go at some designs inspired by this images at the weekend. If you try any of these ideas please let me know! Where do you usually find your inspiration?