Christian Louboutin LoubiGraffiti Nail Lacquer


Today calls for a celebration. Because we’ve gone straight from opaque tights to fretting that we haven’t had a pedicure. Our feet have been liberated by the first properly hot day of the year!

And if you’re looking to give yourself a treat right now that doesn’t involve chocolate, we’ll point you in the direction of this outrageous Loubigraffiti nail polish, which is a be-quick-or-you’ll-miss-it edition from Christian Louboutin’s decidedly decadent beauty range.

Ridiculously extravagant, we acknowledge. But what we will also say (in its defence) is that Louboutin polish is amazing stuff: super-glossy, eye-popping colours, wonderfully durable – and a faceted bottle with a calligraphy-inspired stiletto lid that’s like no other. (These LoubiGraffiti polishes are also encased in splashily printed outer box, too.)

They promise that the highly-pigmented formula (which is free from toluene, formaldehyde and DBP) ‘achieves in two coats the effect of 20 layers of traditional lacquer’. There are five shades, from scarlet Edgypopi to inky black Khol. Though there’s no way we’re choosing something that matches the clothes we’re just stowing away for summer – so we’ve gone for hot pink Bengali, above.

Sometimes, just sometimes, we all deserve a splurge. And in this case, we reckon our newly-liberated toes are worth it.

£38 – buy here