The 10 Best Manicures Seen At The Met Gala

The gilded glamour theme extended to celebrities’ fingertips.

The 10 most memorable manicures from the 2022 Met Gala.
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The first Monday in May is fashion’s biggest day, but celebs didn’t disappoint when it came to all the Met Gala 2022 nail looks that graced the red carpet. Here, the 10 best manicures seen at last night’s event.

Simone Ashley’s Gilded French Tips

The Bridgerton star showed off short and dainty crystal-accented French tips courtesy of celeb nail artist Yoko Sakakura, who used Emilie Heath polishes to achieve the look.

Lily James’ Silver Jewels

Credit Chanel nail artist Betina Goldstein for this jewel-encrusted set seen on Pam & Tommy star Lily James. “We wanted these nails to be an extension of her stunning dress, almost as if they’re dripping off her hands,” Goldstein said in a statement.

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Lizzo’s Spiral Nails

Lizzo always brings her A-game to the red carpet. True to form, she rocked a two-inch long black and gold corkscrew-esque mani to the Met Gala, courtesy of celeb nail artist Eri Ishizi.

HoYeon Jung’s Almond-Shaped Mani

The breakout Squid Games star and model donned always-chic almond-shaped nails accented with thin black lines at the tips, created by celebrity nail artist Yoko Sakakura.

Kerry Washington’s Black Swirls

Celeb manicurist Kim Truong painted the bold swirls that Washington rocked beneath sheer black gloves on the Met Gala red carpet.

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Megan Thee Stallion’s Gold Angled Tips

The “Sweetest Pie” rapper’s Met Gala mani was pure gilded glamour: She wore lengthy French-style tips dipped in glittery gold along with a pale blue accent nail.

Sydney Sweeney’s Sparkly Mani

The Euphoria star leaned into the Gilded Age theme with a jeweled pink-toned mani, complete with rhinestone studs, courtesy of nail artist Zola Ganzorigt.

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Janelle Monáe’s Sparkly Stripes

In another example of matching one’s manicure to their outfit, Monáe donned black and silver crystal-covered nail art. The design featured gilded stripes that matched her headpiece.

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Emma Chamberlain’s Lace Mani

Goldstein was also behind YouTuber Chamberlain’s long ivory nails that channeled the vibe of an antique ceramic with 3D details. The nail artist said she wanted to create a lace effect.

Addison Rae’s Galactic 3D Tips

Rae donned crystal-encrusted nails that resembled meteors from outer space. Celebrity nail artist Natalie Minerva created the otherworldly set to complement the star’s gunmetal gown.

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