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Runway-inspired nails are feeling very 2011 all of a sudden. Introducing upholstery-inspired nails. KnollTextiles, a New York City-based textile company founded in 1947, celebrate their retrospective at Bard College last year with a one-time-only nail polish inspired by one of its upholstery fabrics. The orangey-red shade became a huge seller, and company loyalists started asking for more.
After that, the company did Cato, a hot pink named after one of their most famous fabrics. Next up? Tryst, which is pewter. Just so we all understand the significance of this, please note that the original fabric it's named after just wound up in the Smithsonian.
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