So about last night—not only did designers Jeremy Scott, Gucci, Tom Ford, Donatella Versace and more, style celebrities, models and influencers for the camp-themed gala, complete with extravagant ensembles, hand-beaded gowns and over-the-top headpieces and accessories, but nail artists also took part in defining fun and fluid “camp.”

 

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Lady Gaga blessed the red carpet with an Oscar-worthy entrance featuring four impromptu Brandon Maxwell ensemble changes. Celebrity nail artist Naomi Yasuda painted the New-York native’s almond-shaped nails with Big Apple Red by OPI.

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Cardi B’s exclusive nail artist, Jenny Bui, jeweled the singer’s nails with Swarovski Crystals over the top of OPI GelColor Candied Kingdom.

 

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Chaun Peth worked his magic on Hailey Bieber using OPI GelColor It’s a Girl to match her baby pink Alexander Wang gown.

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Peth also polished both of the Jenner sisters’ nails, where Kylie wore lavender from head to toe—literally—accented with sheer OPI GelColors Samoan Sand and Chiffon My Mind.

 

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Yasuda embellished singer Rita Ora’s square-shaped talons in dazzling stones and OPI GelColor Comet Closer, Dreams on a Silver Platter and Gold Key to the Kingdom to accent her custom Marc Jacobs look.

 

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Emi Kudo answered some frequently asked questions on her Instagram post of Yara Shahid’s nails. The night before the event, Kudo attained a permit to use extra beads and stones from Shahid’s custom Prada ensemble. The celebrity manicurist used Pattie Yankee press-ons for her almond shaped nails and polished them with OPI’s Infinite Shine in Kanpai and topped the nails with hologram glitters.

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Candice Swanepoel took “camp” to the next level with a Swarovski-encrusted manicure by celebrity manicurist Mar y Sol Inzerillo, showcasing trapeze stones in aquamarine.

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The talented nail artist also took to Elle Fanning’s nails to showcase her own take on “camp.” Inzerillo embellished Fanning’s nails with vintage charms from E Village Vintage Collective and polished them with Strike a Rose from Essie’s newest summer collection to accent her Miu Miu two-piece. “Elle is the definition of camp. She wanted an expressive, bold look and we went for it,” says Inzerillo. “Each almond-shaped nail was pierced and adorned with fun vintage charms, from french fries to Bubble Yum!”

 

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Model Josephine Skriver wore a embroidered nude Essie manicure to cast the attention on her Jonathan Simkhai custom silk gazar dress with hand-embroidered silk flowers, crystals and beading. Celebrity manicurist Bana Jarjour says, “In keeping with Josephine’s feminine, floral aesthetic for the evening, we decided on an embroidered nail look. I used a stamping tool to apply Essie in Blanc and Topless & Barefoot.”

 

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Tom Bachik created custom water nails for Kim Kardashian to match her baby blue Manfred Thierry Mugler dress—swipe to the last image for a close up of the look!

 

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Pattie Yankee created Priyanka Chopra’s Met Gala nail look using the new Masterpiece collection from Kiss Products.

 

—by Angelina Lewis

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