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Christmas Nail Art and Nail Varnish Gift Guide 2012

Nail Art obsessed: and there is so much fun to be had in the run up to Christmas. Read on for ideas aplenty, including an exclusive Christmas nail art video tutorial.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Beauty Portrait by Sine Skau
Christmas Beauty by Sine Skau.

The beauty and fashion world's obsession with fabulous nails seems to show no sign of waning: in fact, the speed with which images appear on the #nailart hashtag on instagram is mind boggling (go on, try searching). There are a lot of people obsessed with what to put on the end of their pinkies… nail art, it seems, is the ultimate expression of creativity in a consumer society where hard manual labour is no longer the norm. Tap-tapping on a computer or iphone is of course the perfect way to admire beautiful nails, and who can resist getting swept away in the fun?

Snow Queen by Dom&Ink
Snow Queen by Dom&Ink.

My new found love affair with nail varnish stems from the fact that I've realised what a great read more

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Frieze Art Fair 2011 Trends: Neon Signs and Typography

Inspirational images from this years Frieze Art Fair, featuring huge words in neon and fantastic 3D typography. Delve in.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Now (#2 mirror) by Doug Aitken Now for the first in my round up of trends from Frieze Art Fair 2011: my pick of neon sign writing and typographic treats. […]

University of Brighton Illustration Graduate Show 2011 Review: the Collagists

Beautiful illustrations that used a variety of collaged and photomontage techniques: from Jerome Caine Miller, Rosanna Webster, Anieszka Banks, Chihiro Kyozuka, Hyerim Lee, Zoe Austin and Jennifer Bailey.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Rosanna Webster. So much to see at the very professionally laid out Brighton Graphic Design and Illustration Graduate Show at the Rochelle School a few weeks ago. There […]

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2011: Flower Trends

A look at the most exciting new roses at the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. Orange is hot hot hot, and so are big, blowsy, beautiful old fashioned roses. With lots of illustrations and photos of all the flower stands.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Roses at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show by Laura Parker. So, recipe you’ve already met the hot new trends in garden design, now time for my interpretations of […]

The NailGirls spa salon in Islington Spring/Summer 2010 nail polish launch event.

NailGirls is run by two lovely North London sisters, Lynda-Louise and Joanna Turrell. They've just celebrated their first year anniversary, and invited lots of beauty bloggers to their press launch.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Colourbox leadersdebate Illustration by Antonia Parker. Last week it occurred to me that if one drew something remotely funny and sent it around twitter at the same time as everyone […]

The Ace of TRAID

Recycled fashion

Written by Jonno Ovans

This Saturday, information pills pill The Land Is Ours collective will occupy some disused land near Hammersmith. An eco-village will take root, viagra sale peacefully reclaiming land for a sustainable […]

Pom-pom circumstance

New trend

Written by Jonno Ovans

When you think of the humble pom-pom you think of children’s clothes, order buy of gigantic sombreros for tourists, generic unsightly snow boots and poodles with dodgy haircuts. Experimenting with […]