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French Pedicures: Chic or Tacky?

About two thirds of you say that French manicures are classy, but what about French pedicures? They're not my favorite, but I see quite a few women wearing them now that it's flip-flop season. What's your take?

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twinkletoes25 twinkletoes25 6 years
i happen to love this look.. i think its really cute! whoever doesnt like it is crazy in my opinion :)
clew001 clew001 8 years
i dont paint my toenails or finger nails, but i'm not understanding why there is a difference between getting a french manicure or pedicure. that just seems stupid that people love it on the nails but not the toenails because of length or whatever. who cares. just as long as neither is crusty looking!
whirlgrrl whirlgrrl 8 years
They're cute. Done right. I hate feet and toe nails that look untidy.
Melo-D Melo-D 9 years
bastylefilegirl, thank you! AND, french pedis are done with more than just the beige and white too! Use a cute pink/red/orange/whatever color instead of the white or beige. It's been reinvented for so long. I'm about to get one tomorrow.
Melo-D Melo-D 9 years
I don't understand. It's nail polish. Why is it tacky if it's polished? If it were some design, is that better? It's polish... on a nail. Would you rather see a french pedicure or bare dirty toenails? What does the length of a toenail have to do with anything? It's kept. It's clean. Nothing gross about that. If we're talking length, it's not like they're walking around with toenails so long it curls down. Yeah, I don't know. Regardless, I like it.
penny1614 penny1614 9 years
Gross. How could it be chic for your toenails to be this long?
lily8206 lily8206 9 years
fauxmccoy fauxmccoy 9 years
i would rather watch someone bite their toe nails. full body shiver to frenched toes.
AlliJean AlliJean 9 years
For years all I had a french manicures - I think they can be very chic and classic looking. I don't think they accentuate long nails though, on hands or feet. I keep my all my nails very short, long nails on toes or hands creep me out!
AKirstin AKirstin 9 years
People associate it with long toenails because the *whole point* of the white strip is to accentuate the clean, healthy part that extends beyond your nail bed. ANY white makes it look long, even if you cut them way short. So yeah, it looks gross to me.
lexichloe lexichloe 9 years
I like a french mani, and then a pedi that reflects the season in color. Currently, I have a french mani, and a tropical pink on my toes.
milly76 milly76 9 years
oh god, these are SO cheesy and something about them just makes the wearer's toes look obscene!
Dubn8tr Dubn8tr 9 years
Whether it's on women with long or short toenails, I think it's tacky. I have a minor phobia of feet, so a french manicure on them is extra gross to me. Making them look like fingers...yuck. I live in the MD/DC area, and I've seen plenty of women who do not clip their toenails short enough and it's obvious thru the polishes and designs. So ugh. Last week, I was on vacation in another state and saw a guy with his toes done in a French pedicure. Skeeved me out even more.
allinavhcnerf allinavhcnerf 9 years
i think toe nails should be kept short and cute.
Martini-Rossi Martini-Rossi 9 years
I like them and I dont think they are associated with long toes nails.
simbaspaws simbaspaws 9 years
On another note. I hate super short toenails, it hurts. That is what is gross to me. It looks like men's feet lol. In no way do I like long, long toenails, but I always panick when they make them too short.
simbaspaws simbaspaws 9 years
I love them. And in no way have I ever heard that it is supposed to make your toenails look longer. It looks clean and neat. Baffled me when I saw all those comments. And I am European and nobody over there will think you are tacky..they wear them too....and I am in no way tacky myself...
faerymagick15 faerymagick15 9 years
I like French pedicures for a special ocassion like a wedding depending on what I am wearing. But mostly I like color for toes!
bastylefilegirl bastylefilegirl 9 years
African American girls/women from posh nail shops to around the way neighborhood spots have been getting this done for yeaaaaaaaaaaaaaars! I'm surprised it's just now on the radar!
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