NYFW Spring 2012 Backstage Beauty: Betsey Johnson and butter LONDON

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butter LONDON, the cult phenomenon of the nail industry, is a backstage staple once again – creating the nail looks for top shows this season including Victoria Beckham, Calvin Klein, Betsey Johnson, Erin Fetherston and more.  Founding Creative Director Nonie Creme is known throughout the industry for her innovative design and technique and custom blended colors that are always Fashion Week highlights. On Monday, September 12th, Nonie created a one-of-a-kind nail look at the Betsey Johnson show.

Creme describes the look:

“Betsey’s girl this season was influenced by vintage Debbie Harry – sexy, full-blown high octane glamour!  We did a reverse half moon manicure, with a “stair step” (meaning the false nail sits slightly higher than the nail plate – creating that extra “pop” for the catwalk)  holographic glitter tip, in a pointed almond shape.   For the glitter tip, we used Diamond Geezer and a holographic shade that was custom mixed for Betsey, and added a diamond stone to the curved base of each tip.  Union Jack Black was used on the actual nail – creating the reverse half-moon that almost had a “bruised” effect.  Always wanting one more “wow” factor for Betsey, we  added a nail piercing with black baby safety pin.  Rock and roll, fun, sex, glamour!”
What do you think?
See more spring 2012 runway looks: Yigal Azrouel

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