MET Ball 2013: Celebrity Nail Art

See which A-listers were busy Instagramming their nail art mani’s before the MET Ball


By Joely Walker

Last night one of the biggest events in the fashion calendar took place in New York - drum roll for the MET Ball 2013. This year, celebrities went all out for the ‘Punk: Chaos to Couture’ theme, from the whimsical to the downright whacky. Oh, and there were enough smoky black eyes to warrant calling in the New York Fire Department. But what the long-lens cameras might have missed, social media and Insta-friendly celebs provide. And the hottest thing to be snapping and sharing? Punk-inspired nail art. Here are our favourite manis from the MET…


Californiancat Tonight for The Met I am channelling the OG queen of PUNK, JOAN of ARC!


Miss Perry excitedly Instagrammed this arty pic of her embellished metallic gold nails with stick-on red crystals. We spied a whole range of nails filed in this large oval shape backstage at the AW13 catwalks. Set to be a huge trend.

Ritaora Yummy. #metgala

Nail art enthusiast Rita went for a quirky reversed French-mani embossed with gold chains and rhinestones.

Rosiehw Sneak peak of #metball2013 nails by @bernadettenails giving you #chaoscouture

Not usually a nail art fan, Rosie pulled out all the stops for this year’s theme sporting an ombre French-mani in black and gold.

Nicolerichie MET #MetGala

Who thought punk could also be really cute? We’ve fallen for Nicole’s love heart-tipped red and gold nails. Nail art pens at the ready...

Which one will you create? Tweet us @ELLEBEAUTYTEAM

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