Tortoiseshell print has long been a mainstay in the fashion world and is loved for its elegant, ultra-wearable nature and its ability to be matched with ease to any outfit you pair it with. In fact, it’s so versatile that we’d practically call it a neutral.
Take a look:
STUNNING, right?! We’re obsessed! And there are so many ways to wear it.
For a more subtle take on the trend, try leaving half of your nails bare and painting just a portion in tortoiseshell:
Or go for a tortoiseshell feature nail:
And if you’re wondering how the heck you even begin to create a tortoiseshell effect on your nails, watch this Canadian manicurist show you how it’s done. You need some epic nail art skills, but it’s worth it!
Isobel is BEAUTYcrew’s Junior Beauty Writer. When she's not busy hunting for the latest beauty news, you’ll find her arranging her skincare collection in search of the perfect “shelfie.” Isobel was previously an intern in the beauty department at ELLE Australia.