The French manicure had been around as a style since the 70s but rose to popularity in the late 90s and early 2000s. It spread from there, and like any major trend, eventually wore out its welcome. “Say the French mani originated in film and Hollywood and a specific class of woman,” said beauty historian Rachel Weingarten. “Then the trickle-down happened and the look was distorted.”
Until now, that is. Whether or not you're team French manicure, there's no denying that it's enjoying a fully-fledged revival. Need more proof? Keep scrolling to see how celebrities are wearing the latest nostalgic beauty trend.
Kim Kardashian West
(via nail artist Ashlie Johnson)
(via nail artist Mei Kawajiri)
This article originally appeared on Marie Claire.