I’ve teamed up in another challenge with a bunch of other Danish girls. Sweet Sonja from Sunday Manicures made up this new challenge, and all credits and kudos for this collage go to her:
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So that’s what this new challenge is about. I’m sure it’ll be lots of fun.
So here’s the first challenge coming up already:
The Rest of the Year Challenge 1: Suit Up Day
Today is Suit Up Day. It’s a phenomenon that has taken the Internet by storm. We all have the TV series “How I Met Your Mother” to thank for this latest holiday. Fans of How I met your mother have borrowed Barney Stinson’s catchphrase “Suit Up!” and declared 13th of October International Suit Up Day. It’s really easy to celebrate the new holiday: All you need to do is wear a suit anywhere you’re going today. I’m wearing my suit on my nails!
I started out with one coat of H&M’s metallic red, “Look at me”. Perfect formula, perfect coverage, perfect price.
Then I applied a single coat of OPI’s “In a Flirtationship”, which I just realized is an early version of “Excuse Moi” from the Muppets collection. Fortunately I didn’t buy that one, but seriously OPI, you should stop (re)producing old nail polishes and passing them off under new names.
Anyway, here’s that step. There’s no top coat involved just yet:
And from another angle:
I quite like that glitter. It’s definitely too opaque for me to wear on its own, but as a layering polish it’s perfect!
Now for the tux. I used a striping polish from Claire’s and freehanded my little suits. I also made a little bow tie on each nail, to make it look more classy. It is Suit Up Day after all! ;)
And here’s another shot of the final mani. There’s one coat of Miss Sporty top coat on.
And here are the polishes I used:
So there you have it. If it hadn’t been for this challenge, I wouldn’t have known anything about Suit Up Day. I’ve never watched “How I met your Mother”, you see. So – are you wearing a suit today? ;)
Check out these other Danish girls’ blogs to see what they came up with for Suit Up Day: