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It's the manicure shout-out heard 'round the internet: Lena Dunham is pumped to get her nails done with one of the art's biggest superstars and fellow Emmy nom, Zooey Deschanel. Dunham tells Vulture:
[Deschanel's] got a lot of nail style. I mean, I have a couple ideas, too. I don’t want to say ? I want to shock the world with what I do, and/or be stopped from painting my nails a very strange color by my very smart and crafty publicist.
Lena, if you're reading this, this one's for you. After the jump, here's all the nail inspiration we could find on Zooey Deschanel's Instagram. Our particular favorite is the Beatles/H-E-L-P mani. It's blurry, which we like to think adds to its overall mystery.
Sweet and simple wins the Emmy?
You know, like the album!
Merits for geometric color-blocking. Demerits for nothing.
By now these are famous, but lets all enjoy them one more time.
To these, we say meh. The Emmys deserve better.
Typography and ultra-Instagram filter? Sounds about right.
Nautical, for all you sailor fans out there.
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