10 French Manicure Ideas for Your Wedding Day

Give the most classic manicure a trendy edge to fit your style.
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by Andrea Fowler
andrea fowler the knot wedding planning expert
Andrea Fowler
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You might think of a French manicure as the most classic-looking nail style, and while it's definitely timeless, there are new ways to spin the design for a more modern take. Beauty salons are getting creative with foils, ombré hues, rhinestones and even small calligraphed details.

Still feelin' the classic vibe? No pressure. Go with a natural white and nude polish combo to achieve the look.

Classic French Manicure

Classic bridal french manicure with rounded square shape
Jen Huang Photography

Silver Metallics

Bridal French manicure with silver metallic accents
Shipra Panosian Photography

Pastel Tips

Light blue pastel bridal French manicure
OLOL

Rhinestone Tip Accent

Stylish and Hip Weddings

With Metallic Foil

French manicure with metallic foil
Jillian Michelle Photography

Accented Ring Finger

French manicure with accented ring finger
Breanna Marie Photography

Natural Pink Ombré

Natural-looking pink ombre french manicure
We Are Diamond Eyes

Gold Glitter Accent

Wedding French manicure with gold glitter accent
Love In Theory

Reverse French Manicure With Rhinestones

Reverse French wedding manicure with rhinestones
Yantes Photo

With Calligraphy

Bridal French manicure with small calligraphed letters
Our Day Wedding Photography
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