Harry Styles’ may be the style savant our generation deserves, but nail art is hardly a new trend. It can be traced back to icons like David Bowie and Kurt Cobain, whose painted nails at the time – back in the 1980s – were considered radical. Bowie favoured metallic blue varnish, while Cobain preferred cherry red tips.
Actors like Brad Pitt and Johnny Depp then made it mainstream, with Pitt sporting striped nails at a film festival back in 2015 and Depp sporting polished tips on more than one occasion.
Lately, though, it’s become increasingly commonplace. Now, men are not