There was a lot to take in on camp-themed Met Gala red carpet: Lady Gaga’s four costume changes, Jared Leto carrying his head, and Ezra Miller’s five extra eyeballs. But there was one major detail you probably missed amidst all the costumes and excitement: the manicures. Nearly every celebrity wore a bold and bright nail art look to this year’s event, but you’d only have seen them if you stalked their respective manicurists on Instagram. Ahead, see 20 of our favorite looks.
Candice Swanepoel and Joan Smalls
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@angelcadices and @joansmalls in @prabalgurung 💓💓 by @derekkettela Candice's nails in @defyandinspire Laguna Beach 🌊🌊. . . . . Hair on Candice by @daniellepriano Mua @patrickta #nailsbymarysoul ps: not sure who did Joan’s nails so if someone does #tagthemanicurist so that I can add them xx
Manicurist Mar y Soul used a $6.99 nail polish from Target to create this look on supermodel Candice Swanepoel—but then layered on real Swarovski crystals for the three-dimensional and textured effect.