[UPDATE: This story was originally published on July 10.]
We've got to hand it to L.A. The City of Angels doesn't mess around when it comes to manicures. Around here, we're dead serious about our digits, can you blame us? In a town where every detail is scrutinized, it makes sense that nail art is more than just an afterthought. In fact, to some locals it's a downright chef d'oeuvre — a meticulously planned part of an outfit that can be even more crucial than a pair of stilettos.
Need some hand-y inspiration? Just peruse our lineup of the hottest nails we spotted on the mean streets of L.A. Then, we suggest booking that lunch-break mani, ASAP.