Know your galaxies from your stilettos? Or your caviar from your foils? No, we’re not going mad and listing random objects. We’re talking art… nail art to be exact. The 2013 Oscars may have been awash with nude polish and french tips but – according to Google Trend – the fashion statement which took the world by storm and made block colours boring is still going strong. So with new nail trends hitting the internet and filling the shelves every day, it’s not surprising that the UK’s first nail art festival is heading to London this weekend. On July 6 -7, a FREE two day festival will be taking place at the Ilford Exchange Shopping Centre where you can see nail art specialists, live demonstrations, talks as well as have the chance to transform your nails into a masterpiece in their own right. So if you’re not into muddy fields and loud music and prefer the quiet, pampered lifestyle, there’s definitely a festival for you this summer. Carly-Ann Clements
For more info, see exchangeilford.com.