New Nail Trends to Inspire Your Bridal Mani

You crafted a signature cocktail that's totally you, so why not sport a mani that's equally unique?
Modern bridal manicure ideas
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by Shelley Brown
shelley brown - the knot
Shelley Brown
Senior Fashion & Beauty Editor
  • Shelley writes and edits articles for The Knot Worldwide, with a speciality in fashion, beauty, jewelry and accessories
  • Shelley writes and edits articles for The Knot magazine, as well as styles the magazine’s fashion and cover shoots
  • Prior to The Knot Worldwide, Shelley was a freelance Digital Editor at Conde Nast’s Lucky Magazine and freelanced for FLAUNT Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine, and

As if you needed another reason to show off your new bling, this nail art by Narina Chan will up your #ringselfie game. We'll toast to that!

Gilty Pleasure

Bridal manicure idea

Guilded geometric designs give a shimmery powder-blue manicure a modern edge.

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On the Rocks

Bridal manicure idea

Crystal embellishments aren't just for your dress. For megawatt sparkle, apply several rows or iridescent 3-D crystals to a glossy nude base. The end result is totally glam but not too over the top.

Kwiat engagement ring, price upon request,

French Twist

Bridal manicure idea

If you love a classic French manicure, consider this très chic update. Pale pink, heart-shaped tips are the perfect combination of feminine and fashion forward.

Effy Jewelry engagement ring, $1,450,

Victoria Six pearl ring,

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