New nail trends seem to crop up every day, however, most of them are more female-friendly. But thankfully nail art-loving guys, your prayers have been answered by #MaleArt – a new nail trend that has been seen on celebrities like A$AP Rocky, Harry Styles and Marc Jacobs.
The #MaleArt trend, which refers to any form of nail art for men, has really taken off lately, and we’ve seen some truly wild styles.
During the recent international fashion weeks, we spotted A$AP Rocky wearing iconographic nails front row at NYFW, while designer Marc Jacobs recreated on his own digits the 3D design that the models at his Spring/Summer 2020 show wore down the runway.
There was also that time Harry Styles opted for a rainbow manicure at this year’s MET Gala; Anwar Hadid donned a matching manicure with his girlfriend Dua Lipa; and then there’s Jonathan Van Ness who regularly uses his nails as a way to pay homage to his favourite TV shows and movies (such as Golden Girls and The First Wives Club).
In case these famous male manis weren’t reason enough for you to get on board yourself, the Polished Man campaign will convince you. The worldwide initiative challenges all men and women to paint their fingernails during the month of October to raise awareness for and help end violence against children.
So, to help inspire your own #MaleArt manicure, here’s a round-up of the best men’s nail art designs that have really caught our eye lately.
Jonathan Van Ness
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Which of these eye-catching nail art designs would you like to try for yourself? Let us know in the comments below.
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Briar was a Beauty Crew intern before she joined the crew full time in 2019 as a Beauty Assistant, and as a Junior Beauty Writer as of 2020. She is a self-professed skin care obsessive, always on the hunt for the perfect mascara, and can't go past a Fenty lipgloss.