Thanks to Dolce & Gabanna baroque inspired garments are a huge trend for fall. Tiny Fey’s gorgeous gown with baroque inspired details at the 2012 Emmy’s really won me over. As much as I want to jump on the baroque bandwagon I’m not yet ready to dive in head first.
I figured an easy way to get my feet wet was to try some baroque inspired nail art. As it turns out, this wasn’t as easy as I thought it would be. Baroque garments are incredibly detailed. Finally, after looking through seemingly endless pictures of fall 2012 fashion shows, I realized I was overlooking the obvious. What makes baroque isn’t necessarily the intrinsic details but the colors. Almost all the baroque inspired pieces were a rich dark color with an overlay of gold or silver.
For the base color of my baroque inspired manicure I used Essie Stylenomics then sponged on Orly Rage with a wet makeup sponge (for a full tutorial click here). I was kind of obsessed with this manicure! I absolutely loved it.
As always, there are more swatches below the jump!
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