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Sally Singer's 3D Nail Art Is Something To Behold... And Possibly Also Eat

Powdered Violet Nail, via <a href="www.nowness.com/day/2012/3/28#replay">NOWNESS</a>
Powdered Violet Nail, via NOWNESS

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Sally Singer often gets described as cerebral and political and her beauty sense is well-known to be bare and minimal, so when we heard T magazine editor has designed bizarrely ornate 3-D nail art for NOWNESS we did a double-take. And then another. The nails kind of warrant it.

Working in collaboration with New York City-based nail artist Maki Sakamoto, Singer has created five decadent looks sweet enough to eat—seriously, some of the appliques look like she relocated sugary cake decorations to her hands. The designs are entitled Powdered Violet?, Céline Orange, Mexican Sugar Skulls?, Taxi Driver Seat, and Kate Middleton, and each is relevant to the fashion world without sacrificing a nod to the cultural zeitgeist. In short, these nails are very Singer even though they're not at all Singer.
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