3.1 Phillip Lim Spring 2014 Provides Unexpected Nail Art Inspiration (But Oh, It's So, So Good)

With Fashion week upon, there's a barrage of cool and beautiful new clothes we wish we could get our hands on already — but what if there's a look we could snag now? I can hear you going huh? Listen, little doves.

If you're handy with a nail polish pen, you have a friend who knows her way around nail art, or there's a salon across the street with the speciality skills you need, you can copy one of the ideas in the form of an arty manicure.

Take the 3.1 Phillip Lim collection, chock full of beautiful geode patterns:

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In the right hands, these embroidered sweaters and patterned skirts can be yours to look at until the chipping sets in — way before you can add to cart. Even better, if blue and black don't do it for you mani-wise, you can make it your own with whatever colors you choose. It's like couture for your nails. (Was your nose as high as mine was when you read that last sentence?)

I'm partial to rose quartz, myself, so I might go with something like this:

Oh and this:

The color combos are endless, no?