VICE WRITER ROMANO SANTOS WENT TO A NAIL SALON TO GET YELLOW POLISH, THEN ASKED A FRIEND TO DRAW SMILEY FACES OVER IT WITH A MARKER. Collage: VICE / Images: Courtesy of Romano Santos
First came the baguette bags, then the low-rise jeans. Now Gen Z is bringing back yet another early 2000s trend—nail art. This time though, it’s not just women painting their nails.
Man-icures have made their way from non-conformist stars like David Bowie to mainstream celebrity red carpet looks. With TikTok on one hand and quarantine boredom on the other, men around the world are doing