Modern Living: Fingernails: Pop (and Mom) Art

In what may be the niftiest put-on since early Warhol, attention-getting women are using Pop (or Mom) art to decorate their fingernails (see color). Linda Lovelace trips with stripes and sparkles. Tina Sinatra goes for checks and chevrons in black, blue, purple and yellow. Nancy Reagan displays—what else?—conservative decor, usually pale shades of pink that blend with her complexion. Popular nail orders are for half-moons, hearts, houses, bumblebees, ladybugs and lilies. One Revlonutionary in Los Angeles celebrates Bicentennial themes; other tastes range from pets to presidential preferences. At Mr. Michaels, a Manhattan...

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