World-famous nail artist and author of the must-have textbook for nail technicians, Marian Newman reveals the stories behind some of her most iconic nails created for fashion shows and magazines, as well as the secrets and techniques to creating her incredible nails. Featuring images of Marian’s stunning and unique nail looks for Kate Moss, Gisele and Cara Delevingne, for advertising campaigns by Dior and Alexander McQueen and fashions shows including Vivienne Westwood, Louis Vuitton and Givenchy, Marian takes you on a journey through her incredible twenty-year-career working with the biggest names in fashion. Always true to her own style of creative curiosity, Marian provides step-by-step techniques for some of her most outrageous and spectacular nails, as well as revealing what’s in her toolkit and where you can buy her favourite products. Full of beautiful photographs from the world’s most influential photographers and illuminating behind the scenes details, Nailed It is the essential book for all nail lovers.
“Marian Newman is to nails what Karl Lagerfeld is to frocks.” Tatler
“Marian Newman is arguably the biggest influence in the nail world, ever.” Elle
Marian Newman, internationally acclaimed nail artist and author of the definitive text book for nail technicians, is the original nail artist in the fashion industry and the leading expert. Dubbed ‘the Queen of Nails’ by the industry and cited as the biggest influence in the nail world, Marian has over 50 British Vogue covers to her name, ten years of Dior’s advertising campaigns and has designed a range of nail products for MAC Cosmetics. She is constantly in demand for high-end advertising campaigns, magazine editorials and works on dozens of fashion shows each season, including Vivienne Westwood, Gareth Pugh and Margiela. Marian is the Creative Brand Ambassador for CND and the lead curator of Nails: Mastered, a global educational programme, alongside fashion legends Nick Knight, Val Garland and Sam McKnight.