Gwen Stefani’s Engagement Manicure Goes Back To Her Punk Roots

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Congrats are in order for the newly-engaged Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton. The couple just shared a coordinated public announcement with matching Instagram posts that show the two kissing in what appears a gothic cathedral. Stefani, wearing baggy jeans and a baseball tee, gives fans the unmistakable engagement pose: flashing her left hand to the camera.
While it's difficult to make out the details of Stefani's ring, there is one perfectly distinguishable accessory our eyes went to first: her nontraditional burgundy manicure, which matches the gothic stained-glass decor in the background. It's also a nail-polish shade she often wore throughout the '90s when she toured with No Doubt, and one she continues to favor to this day.
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While there are still lots of question marks — from how Shelton popped the question to where the heck this photo was taken and why they wore matching trucker hats — what we know right now is that Stefani gave an enthusiastic yes. "@blakeshelton yes please," the star captioned her post, alongside ring and prayer hands emojis (fitting with the creative aesthetic). In his own post, Shelton echoed the sentiment: "Hey @gwenstefani thanks for saving my 2020... And the rest of my life.. I love you. I heard a YES," the country singer wrote.
While we await a more detailed close-up engagement-ring debut, we'll be here admiring Stefani's much more relatable accessory: the oxblood manicure, which might just inspire a new trend in bridal nail polish.
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