In relation to the Met Gala, a star’s manicure definitely is not the very first thing we spot — there may be the show-stopping trend, in fact, and the hair and make-up seems — however under no circumstances are the nails are an afterthought. The truth is, it is the painstakingly intricate crowning glory to any look. What’s extra, the 2021 Met Gala theme of “In America: A Lexicon of Style” served up a number of the finest nail artwork seems on the crimson carpet this yr.
Highlights embody Cynthia Erivo leaning into the drama together with her jewel-encrusted nails that featured a teeny-tiny American element, and Gemma Chan’s “black dagger crystal” nails, which not solely match her ensemble completely but additionally function manicure inspiration that we will check out ourselves for a special day. And Ben Platt impressed us together with his total magnificence look on the carpet this yr: sporting crystal studs on his lash line and a brilliant on-trend squiggle manicure to match his all-denim outfit. (Are you able to inform there is a glitter theme occurring?)
Zoom into a number of the finest manicures of the 2021 Met Gala forward.