The television personality walked the red carpet at the 2012 Emmy Awards with one crazy expensive accessory, and it wasn’t jewelery: her black diamond manicure! What do you think of wearing such luxurious polish? Wasteful or tasteful? Vote below!
Kelly Osbourne, 27, posted a pic of her nail polish on Instagram, with the caption, ‘I’m s***ting myself to have that much money on my nails!’ Kelly’s decorative digits contained a whopping 267 carats in black diamonds!
The tiny bottle of varnish, by Los Angeles-based luxury jeweler, Azature, was released last month; and so far, Jennifer Lopez is the only other person to have worn it. Kelly told E! on the red carpet: ‘I’ve been so scared to touch anything because its powdered black diamonds… worth $250,000. I’m the only person they let wear it, it’s in a safe upstairs in the hotel room. I couldn’t believe it. I have not touched a thing all day.’
Celebrity stylist, Nicolas Bru, responsible for Kelly’s quarter-of-a-million dollar manicure, and her Zac Posen gown, explained: ‘I was very inspired by the neo-goth looks presented on the runways this fall, and I wanted to mix that up with red carpet glamour.’
While just one bottle of the 267-carat nail polish was produced, other $25 versions of the ritzy design went on sale in September.
Azature, the mononymous designer behind the brand, said that the black diamond is the ‘ultimate fine jewel’. He added: ‘One day, I thought, “why not showcase this style on nails?” So I developed a Black Diamond Nail Polish with the same attention and quality as my jewelry in order to preserve the elegance of the black diamond.’
HollywoodLifers, what do YOU think of Kelly’s crazy-expensive mani? Sound off below!
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