The French Manicure is Back – 5 Modern Ways to Try the Trend
The classic white-tipped look is once again in favour, and celebs are loving it
25 August 2019
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After dominating the Eighties and Nineties, the French manicure fell out of fashion sometime after the dawn of the new millennium.
The classic design – nude nails with bright white tips – was too fussy for the Noughties, and short nails in block colours became the norm.
But, as with so many other Nineties fashion and beauty trends, French tips are back – but not like before.
5. Extra-long tips
When Kim Kardashian chose a Nineties inspired dress and make-up for 2018’s Met Gala, Bachik was on hand to create a complementary nail look.
He used Orly polish to paint the extra-long nails in a classic nude, with white tips, taking the French mani look to the extreme.