When it comes to fashion no heels are too high or clothes too uncomfortable. And in Japan, extreme fashion extends to finger nail art.
This is a manicure taken to the extreme.
3D flowers embellish the fingernails of this model, and contribute to her total floral look.
And nails have become pieces of art at the Asia Nail Festival in Osaka.
Sachiko Nakasone said, "The Japan Nail Association has held events in Tokyo for the past 24 years. The Osaka contest has been held for the past 14 years."
It took a while for nail art to gain popularity in Japan.
The Nail Association has been working to promote the industry for the past 24 years.