Libertine and CND really went for it at Libertine's F/W 15 collection at New York Fashion Week. For high-fashion experiences like this, the 3D nail looks were exciting and elevated the styles on the runway.
The clothing and nails shimmered with gold and glittery molten artwork with vague references to mythology and Indian culture. The nails were created with CND Liquid & Powder, painted with Vinylux Weekly Polish and embellished with CND Additives and a variety of unconventional material and architectural accessories--including 2,500 hand-placed paillettes, 600 feet of gold chain and 110 individually sculpted shark teeth.
"CND is the perfect collaborative partner, and I am so proud of the magic we produce when we meld our creative visions together," says Libertine designer Johnson Hartig. "The work CND brings to the table is unbelievable--together, we're bringing real art to the runway in one cohesive fashion story."
The nails took the CND Design Lab Team 490 hours to create for the 22 runway models.
"After collaborating with Libertine for the first time last season, Johnson quickly became an extended member of the CND family," says Jan Arnold, CND co-founder and style director. "He continues to push the creative envelope, forcing his audience to think outside the box when it comes to fashion and art, and that is just what CND continues to do in this world of nails."