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Kristin Booker • February 15, 2013

Fashion Week Diaries: How to Get the Amazing Runway Nails From butterLONDON

OK, so I posted this little snap on the Facebook page from the butterLONDON lounge during Fashion Week:

A photo of all the nails created by Katie Hughes of butterLONDON for various runway presentations.

A photo of all the nails created by Katie Hughes of butterLONDON for various runway presentations.

And let’s just say that the Facebook and Instagram crowds kind of went wild! You guys are total nail gals! -follow and find clear nails – Love it! OK, so by popular Facebook page demand, here’s a breakdown of all the pure nails pro that Global Colour Ambassador for butterLONDON Katie Hughes created for a WHOLE BUNCH of runway shows and how you can get the look for yourself:

BUTTER at Nicole Miller

Show: Nicole Miller
Inspiration: Inspired by tomboys, a whole collection designed for girls who like to dress like boys.
Get the Look(s): 
Look 1: Stag Do
Look 2: Royal Navy with Wallis layered on top (seen above)
Look 3: Royal Navy with a custom chrome shade (created specifically for the show, coming Summer 2013) which was used for a single finger embellishment.

02-8-13-Tess at Butter

Designer: Tess Giberson
Inspiration: Drawn on the concept of evolution and inspired by childhood memories, it was a combination of “mixing of traditional craft with a strong, modern aesthetic.”
Get the Look: Union Jack Black with Royal Navy layered on top

Butter at Dannijo- 2013 MBFW

Designer: DANNIJO
Inspiration: Vanity and old Hollywood glam, the collection is a bold reference to classic glamour.
Get the Look(s): 
Look 1: Yummy Mummy (seen above)
Look 2: La Moss
Look 3: La Moss with a layer of Saucy Jack on top

Butter at La Perla- 2013 MBFW

Designer: La Perla
Inspiration: La Perla Collection – inspired by 1930’s Spain. The Black Label Collection = the exotic side of art.
Get the Look(s):
La Perla Collection: Katie created a skin tone nail (called a “mannequin nail”) with one of the three lacquers in the Starkers Collection: Shandy, Crumpet or Tea + Toast
Black Label Collection: Union Jack Black with Yummy Mummy

BUTTER at Libertine

Designer: Libertine
Inspiration: Inspired by art, the collection was a collage of color and embellishment
Get the Look: A bespoke nail lacquer was created specially for the Libertine show, a golden hue called Marbs, coming Summer 2013. She then placed crystals, an homage to the runway designs, cascading down the nail.

BUTTER at Altuzara

Designer: Altuzarra
Inspiration: The collection is a focus on core silhouettes and classical tailoring with a modern, feminine twist. The nails were requested to be buffed and nude with a healthy finish.
Get the Look: Nail Foundation with PD Quick Top Coat for a quick, buffed nail look

Designer: ICB by Prabal Gurung
The Scoop: Inspired by art deco design elements and deco painters – the ICB girl is multi-dimensional and always unpredictable
The Look: Chimney Sweep finished with Matte Finish Top Coat.


Designer: Kaelen
Inspiration: Inspired by the idea of a cool girls + cliques (a la The Craft), it’s sophisticated, cleaned-up grunge designs.
Get The Look: Nail Foundation Flawless Base Coat, two coats of Union Jack Black, one coat of Matte Finish Top Coat, finished  with a swipe of P.D. Quick Top Coat to the tips for  a glossy French tip finish.

Which is your favorite?



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