Brides in the U.S. traditionally wear white, but countries around the world have a variety of traditional colors and styles for wedding attire. We asked four nail techs to create these nail art designs inspired by the patterns and colors of international bridal couture.

India
Julie Ventura, Long Beach, Calif.

Ghana
Melissa Finch, Des Moines, Iowa

Vietnam

Cate Widemire, Wickliffe, Ohio

Peru
Dana Cecil, Dover, Ohio

Norway
Dana Cecil, Dover, Ohio

United States
Cate Widemire, Wickliffe, Ohio

China
Melissa Finch, Des Moines, Iowa

Nigeria
Julie Ventura, Long Beach, Calif.

Photography by Vincent Taroc
Illustrations by Yuiko Sugino