Our 10 Favorite Wedding Nails From Pinterest and Instagram

Your bridal mani should be a little something special, here are a few gorgeous styles to inspire you.
by Andrea Fowler

Your wedding day nails should be different from what you wear on the daily—the same shade of light pink polish that you throw on every weekend just won’t do. This is your opportunity to be pampered and treat yourself to a special look that you normally wouldn’t go for. Pull inspiration from your wedding gown, the flowers in your bouquet, wedding color palette or this year's hottest trends to create a look that’s unique to the occasion.

No one tells you this, but your hands will be on display a all day long. From guests asking to see your ring to posing for shots with your photographer, you'll be happy you sprung for a fabulous nail treatment. Here are some of our favorite wedding-worthy nails to inspire your own style.

  1. 1. Chrome French Mani

    Modern French manicure for a wedding
    photo by Jennifer Dye | Chroma Nails

    Meet the modern French manicure: an off-white base color with chrome tips. 

    Get more nail inspo from @chroma_nails.

  2. 2. Gold Details

    The perfect blush pink bridal mani with gold caviar beads
    photo by Lackfein

    Add gold caviar beads to a colorblock look for a little extra glam.

    Get the mani details from Lackfein.com

  3. 3. Acrylic Molding

    The perfect bridal manicure, pale pink nails and feminine white nail art
    photo by Best Art Nails

    We love the combination of pastel nail colors with white nail art—it's subtle, but stands out once it's noticed. 

    Get the mani details at BestArtNails.com.

  4. 4. Geometric Glitter

    Modern glittery manicure with ombre sparkles
    photo by Hannah Rox It

    A geometric application of glitter gives sparkly nails a modern look.

    Get more nail inspo from @hannahroxit.

  5. 5. Rosette Stickers

    Bridal manicure idea with silver rosette stickers
    photo by Lackfein

    Match your mani to your bridal bouquet with a few rosette stickers. 

    Get the mani details from Lackfein.com

  6. 6. Minimalistic Mani

    Bridal mani inspiration with a minimalistic design
    photo by Lackfein

    Give your nails a pop of personality with a minimalistic design.

    Get more mani inspo from @lackfein.

  7. 7. Ombré Nails

    Perfect ombre pink bridal mani
    photo by Lulu's

    A gradual ombré design would look great with any pastel shade, for touch a touch of whimsy. 

    Get the mani details at LuLus.com.

  8. 8. Reflective Foil

    Gorgeous bridal manicure idea with fold goil
    photo by Paintbox

    Girly meets edgy in the best way possible with this gold foil mani.

    Get more nail inspo from @paintboxnails.

  9. 9. Texture

    White bridal manicure with fun texture details
    photo by The Daily Varnish

    A neutral nail color means you can play with other fun elements like texture, and jazz it up with a subtle flare.  

    Get the mani details at TheDailyVarnish.com.

  10. 10. Sophisticated Marble

    Marlbled nail idea for a wedding manicure
    photo by Paintbox

    If your bridal style errs on the side of modern and natural (think: ethereal gown and low-maintenance makeup) look to the marble trend to tie it all together.

    Get more nail inspo from @paintboxnails.

  11. Want more wedding nail inspiration? Follow our manicure board on Pinterest!


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