Claws out for Nailympics gold
As athletes battle it out in Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics, a different kind of Olympians in Rome have been filing their nails in a bid to win gold.
The monumental nails, at times a foot long, are the haute couture of manicure – allowing artists to let their imaginations run wild. The first Nailympics was in 2001 in Las Vegas. Since then it’s been hosted by Spain, Korea, Ukraine and for the second year in a row, Italy.