Lauren Michelle Pires is a freelance editorial manicurist and photographer, based in London. She studied Graphic Design & Photography at Central Saint Martins, where her grad show saw her headhunted by Louis Vuitton and Topshop.


Having transferred those graphic skills to a new canvas – nails, Lauren’s precision as a manicurist has been highlighted by the likes of Vogue, Elle and Harpers Bazaar. She was head manicurist at fashion shows for Dolce & Gabbana Couture and House of Holland SS18 and AW18. Her celebrity client list includes Jourdan Dunn, Liv Tyler and M.I.A.

As a photograper her work specialises in backstage; alongside creating social content for luxury brands.



Dolce & Gabbana, Nike, Stella McCartney and Topshop.