70 Creative Stiletto Nail Designs

If you are seeking for a bold and daring look, stiletto nails are for you. Stiletto nail trend is hard to ignore, especially with celebrities like Lana Del Rey, Rihanna and Kylie Jenner rocking them. Love it or hate it, stilettos are here to stay.

Stiletto nails are also known as talon or claw nails. These ultra-pointy nails are cool and sexy but they may not be for everyone. As there is a bigger surface, stiletto nails allow us to be more creative with our nail designs. Here are 70 creative nail design ideas that you might like to try for yourself.

1. Baby Blue + Glitter

Make a fashion statement with these baby blue and gold glitter stiletto nails. Stiletto nails are perfect for women with small hands and fingers because they will visually extend them.

2. Black Hearts

This black nail design with hearts will edge up every outfit. As you can see, simple black nail polish can create interesting nail designs.

Black Hearts Stiletto Nails

Source: @doobysnails

3. Matte Pink + Gold Details

If you want to stand out from the crowd, this matte pink nail design with gold details is for you. These stiletto nails won’t stay unnoticed, that’s for sure.

Pink Gold 3D Stiletto Nails

Source: @glamsusie

4. Nude + Neon Pink

If you’re bored with your current nail shape and design, it’s time to try something new and interesting. The picture above might inspire you for your new look.

Nude Neon Pink Stiletto Nails

Source: @iluvurnailz

5. Nude + Rhinestone Accent Nail

Simple nail designs with rhinestones are perfect for special occasions. You can’t go wrong with this look.

Nude Stiletto Nails Rhinestone Accent Nail

Source: @kii_kii0

6. Matte Pink & Blue + Rhinestones

You don’t need jewelry when your’re rocking rhinestones on your nails, right? Rhinestones are the easiest way to adorn your nails and make them pop out.

7. Half-Moon Stiletto Nails

Make your stiletto nails stand out even more with this half-moon design in gold and nude. These colors and nail design can go with anything.

8. Colorful Owls

Give your stiletto nails a colorful, cute look with polka dots and owls.With this charming nail design, stiletto nails don’t look so dangerous.

9. Black & White

Black and white combination looks good on everything and we especially love it on our nails. With silver glitter and rhinestones, this simple black and white nail design becomes a show-stopper.

10. Matte Neon Pink + Nude

Simple neon pink and nude combination always stands out. This delicate look is perfect for warmer weather.

11. Matte Baby Blue

When you combine two latest trends together, matte effect and stiletto nails, you get an amazing nail design that’s simple but stunning.

Matte Baby Blue Stiletto Nails

Source: @nailsbyeffi

12. Black & Nude + Negative Space

Negative space nails are becoming a huge nail trend in 2019. Lately, we’ve been seeing them on many trendsetters. Negative space can be done in any kind of pattern and looks great in any color.

Negative Space Black and Nude Stiletto Nails

Source: @nailsbygina

13. Grey + Burgundy

Grey and burgundy is such a perfect combination. We love the details, too!

14. Dark Brown + Rhinestones

When you want to make your vampy nails more feminine, rhinestones and sparkly details may do the trick.

15. Colorful Matte Nails

You can still draw attention to your nails, even if you don’t rock nail art. Our recommendation? Polish your stiletto nails in four eye-popping shades with matte effect.

Colorful Matte Stiletto Nails

Source: @nailsbygina

16. Matte Purple + Rhinestones

Rhinestones on the accent nail will make your purple matte nails shine. Perfect way to add some color and bling to your outfit.

17. Black Matte + Negative Space

Matte nails and details always look chic. Rhinestones on accent nails can jazz up even the simplest manicure.

18. Burgundy + Pearls Accent Nail

Even though this burgundy polish is pretty itself, combination of pearls and rhinestones on accent nail makes this one color manicure more interesting and special.

19. Nude + Rhinestone Pinkie Accent Nail

Stiletto nails can be elegant and delicate. Just make sure to keep the nail design to a minimal.

20. Red + Rhinestones

Red is sexy and seductive color. Therefore, it’s not surprising women become more confident and feminine while rocking the red, stiletto nails. Such is the power of this lovely combo.

Red Stiletto Nails with Rhinestones

Source: @kii_kii0

21. Blue + Nude + Rhinestones

At first, nude and navy blue didn’t sound like a great combination. But after seeing seeing the picture above, we realized how much we were wrong. This combo is gorgeous!

22. Nude + Tribal Accent Nail

We think we found the perfect nude that goes with everything and every skin tone. Opt for simple nail design and color if you want your nails to go with every piece in your wardrobe.

Nude Tribal Stiletto Nails

Source: @nailsbygina

23. ‘Louboutin’ Inspired Nail Design

We like to call this nail design Louboutin because of its red bottoms. The red polish might be tricky to apply but just be patient and careful. Finish the look with some rhinestones on your accent nail.

Louboutin Stiletto Nail Design

Source: @sweetalize

24. Ombré Nail Design

Ombré stands for ‘shaded’. We’ve seen the ombré effect everywhere – from hair, to clothing, to nails. Simple but still beautiful, especially in this warm shade!

Ombre Peach Stiletto Nails

Source: @celinaryden

25. Nude + Pearls

This nude stiletto nails aren’t too detailed and surely aren’t too embellished, making them the perfect nail design to copy for everyday wear.

26. Blue + White

Brighten up your nails with this lovely color combo and design. With them, you are sure to grab everyone’s attention.

Blue and White Stiletto Nails

Source: @nailsbygina

27. Black & Gold

Black and gold is always in trend. This nail design would look even better in matter version, right?

Black and Gold Stiletto Nails

Source: @nageloase

28. Nude + Rhinestones

Not only this nail design will brighten up your nails, but also your mood. We can’t stop stare at them – they are absolutely stunning!

29. White Matte + Negative Space

Twist up you matte nail game and play with some negative space design. This nail design would look great in other colors, too.

30. Galaxy Nail Design

Creating this galaxy design may seem impossible but by following the right tutorial, you can have galaxy nails in few minutes!

31. Glam Black and Gold Stiletto Nails

The next nail idea we have to show you is super glam! Each nail has a different design and there is a little of everything from glitter to gems. It is a stunning look that would be perfect for a special occasion. Recreate the whole manicure or just one or two of the designs. Nail art like this is best suited to longer nails.

32. Bright Matte Blue Nail Idea

Looking for a bright and stylish nail design for the summer? If so, this is perfect for you. These stiletto nails have been painted in a beautiful light blue. There are also three gems on one nail too. It is a chic and vibrant look! You can recreate something similar yourself with any blue nail polish and a matte top coat.

33. Nude Nails with Rhinestones

Nude stiletto nails are so chic and this next idea shows how to wear nude nail color in style. Here we have glossy nude nails with two accent designs. The accent nails are covered in pretty rhinestones. It is a glam and sparkly look that will suit everyone. You can buy gems like these online and stick them on your nails with nail glue.

34. Grey Nails with Cute White Hearts

Next, we have a cute stiletto nail design to show you. All of the nails are painted in a light grey color and each one is decorated with a pretty white heart. To recreate the look yourself, you can use any grey and white nail colors. You can either hand-paint the hearts or use a stencil. Something like this would be perfect for Valentine’s Day or date night.

35. Trendy Leopard Print Nails

Love to wear nails that are trendy and statement making? If so, you need to check out this design. Some of the nails are painted glossy black, one is matte black with a cool cut out design and the last nail has stunning leopard print art. The wild leopard print and black nails look so edgy and stylish together. There are tutorials online to show you how to create leopard print art and cut outs.

36. Vibrant Rainbow Design

Add vibrant color to your look with nails like these! Here we have stiletto nails that have a rainbow gradient design. The nails begin with pink and green and end in pink and purple. We love this because when the hands are together, both sets of nails carry on the pattern. Recreate this or try your own rainbow gradient with different colors.

Vibrant Rainbow Nail Design

Source: @nail_sunny

37. Mermaid Stiletto Nails

The next nail idea we have to show you is mermazing! Each nail has a different design but they all use black, blue and green shades which gives them a magical mermaid vibe. It is a beautiful nail design and the gems and glitter are stunning. Try the whole look or choose just one or two of the designs that you like.

38. Neon Orange Ombre Nails

Ombre is a must-have nail look and this next idea shows a super stylish way to wear the trend. The stiletto nails are very long and they start nude and then blend into neon orange midway. Neon orange is the perfect choice for the summer because it is fun and vibrant! You can try the orange look or choose any neon color.

39. Gorgeous Gold and Nude Nails

Love the nude nail ideas? Then this is for you. Most of the nails are painted in a light nude shade. Three of the nails have gold designs too. One is completely covered in gold glitter, the next has a gold chevron and the last nail has two gold gems. It is a very glam look and it would be perfect for a party. Recreate each design or just choose one.

40. Black to Dark Red Ombre

If all the light and bright nail designs are not for you, then you can go for something dark like this. These stiletto nails are painted black and then the black changes into a rich red color. It is such an edgy and vampy look. Nails like these will make a fierce statement and can be worn for any occasion.

41. Nude Nails with Cute Red Heart Accent Art

Jazz up your nude nails with a cute red heart like this! All of the nails are glossy nude but there is one accent nail. The accent nail has a vibrant half heart design. It is a pretty and unusual look and it would be perfect for Valentine’s Day. You can try this design or create the heart in any color you like.

42. Glitzy Grey Nail Design

Our next nail idea features bright colors and lots of sparkle! This is another manicure where each nail is different. One of the nails is pastel pink, the next is pink and grey with rhinestones, after that there is one grey nail and then finally silver glitter. A design like this is perfect for the ladies who like glitzy nails that stand out. Again, you can recreate the whole look or just one or two of the designs.

43. Bright Red Matte Nails

Red is one of the most popular nail colors and with designs like this one, we can see why! All of the nails are painted in a vibrant red shade. Two of the nails have rhinestone designs around the cuticles too. We love this chic, bold and sparkly manicure. It will suit everyone.

44. Glam Stiletto Nails with a Dangling Charm

Next, we have a glam and trendy nail idea to show you. All of the nails are a light color but most of them have stylish designs too. Some nails have added silver glitter, one has a sparkling gem and the last nail has a dangling charm. We love the charm because it is unique. Try the whole look or just choose nude nails with the cute silver charm.

Glam Stiletto Nails with a Dangling Charm

Source: @nail_sunny

45. Neon Pink Nails

Earlier in the post we featured a neon orange nail design. If you liked that one, then you need to check out this idea too. Instead of orange this one shows a fabulous neon pink design! Neon pink is so bright and stunning. The pink has been worn with colorful nail art but the pink will look great on its own too. Neon colors are a must-have for the summer.

46. Grey Ombre Nails

Another stylish color combination you can try is nude and grey. These nails show just how chic the two colors can be. Some nails are nude, two are grey and the rest are ombre. We love the grey color because it is toned down and elegant. Nails like this will suit everyone and the design will suit any occasion.

Grey Ombre Stiletto Nails

Source: @chaunlegend

47. Light Nude and Sparkly Stiletto Nails

Looking for an elegant nail design? If so, this is perfect for you. Here we have light stiletto nails and each nail is decorated with sparkles and gems. It is a stunning nail idea and it would be great for a wedding or special event. Try the whole design or you can have subtler nails by just put the crystals on one nail.

48. Matte and Glossy Black Nail Idea

This next nail idea is one of our favorites! The manicure feature black stiletto nails. Most of the nails are matte but there is a glossy section near the cuticle too. We love this design because the black looks amazing and the matte and glossy combo is super stylish. Nails like these will let our your edgy inner rock chick.

49. Nude to Pink Ombre

Next, we have another ombre look. All of the nails are nude to bright pink ombre except for one. The accent nail is completely covered in beautiful rhinestones. It is such a pretty and bold nail idea. A design like this will look gorgeous in the summer. Recreate the whole design or try the ombre without the rhinestones.

50. Black, Gold and Chrome Nail Design

Our next idea is so chic and glam! This is another set of nails where each nail is different. One nail is gold glitter, the next is matte black, then we have white chrome and the little fingers both have different designs. It is a stunning look that would be perfect for a night out. Try all of the nail designs or just choose one.

51. Vivid Green Stiletto Nails

Next, we have vivid green stiletto nails. So, for this look, the nails are all painted in a trendy and bright green shade. This is such a fun idea and it is a great color for the spring and summer. Recreate this look or you can maybe add rhinestones or glitter. A gold glitter accent nail will be perfect for the holiday season.

52. Wild Animal Print

This next nail idea is one of our favorites! Here we have long stiletto nails and each one has a different animal print design, from snake print to leopard spots. Each of the designs is also painted in bright neon shades. It is a fun and wild idea. Recreate this or try one design on all nails. There are tutorials for animal prints online.

53. Bold Blue and Black Nails

Be bold with this next nail design. These long and sharp nails feature ombre, glitter and more. The colors used are black and a rich and bright blue shade too. These colors are stunning and the glitter adds glamour. This mani is perfect for a night on the town or party because it is glitzy and statement making!

54. French Ombre with Glitter

If you want stiletto nails that are pretty, glittery and glam, then this design is for you. Some nails are matte pink, one nail has chic French ombre and the last nail has pink and gold glitter. The colors used are stunning and the glitter looks gorgeous with the French ombre. This mani will suit any occasion and the colors are perfect for the spring and summer.

55. Magical Purple Stiletto Nails

Next, we have a stunning and stylish mani with a magical vibe. For this look, some nails are light purple, the next is purple chrome and the last nail is sparkly. It is a beautiful idea and the color is gorgeous. The design reminds us of unicorns so it is perfect for those who love the mythical creatures.

Magical Purple Stiletto Nails

Source: @la.naegel

 56. Black and Clear Nails with Gold Foil

Foils are a great way to jazz up your nails. This mani shows a very trendy way to wear them. Here we have stiletto nails. The base of the nail is matte black and then it turns clear towards the tip. Gold foil is also used on the nail too. We love the colors and clear nails are a must-have. Try something similar or have just black nails with the foils.

57. Trendy Dark Green

Love the green nail designs? If so, check out these stiletto nails. For this look, half the nails are glossy green and the other half are matte. There is also a silver stripe between the two. This is a trendy and chic design that will make you stand out from the crowd. The nail art can be created with nail tape đ which can be bought online.

Trendy Dark Green Stiletto Nails

Source: @nail_sunny

58. Light Pink with Glitter

The next nail idea is another pretty and pink one. So, some nails are a light and glossy pink while the two are covered in pink glitter. It is a stunning nail design and it is perfect for those who like glam, stylish and feminine nails. Recreate this or try a bolder pink color for the glossy nails.

Light Pink Stiletto Nails with Glitter

Source: @nailsbyeffi

59. Bold Burgundy Nail Art Design

We love this next nail idea, it is so stylish and bold. Here we have long and sharp stiletto nails. Some are a dark and rich shade, two are sparkly and the last nail has a metallic sheen. The colors are stunning and this design will be perfect for the fall and winter. Try the whole look or only use one or two designs on all nails.

Bold Burgundy Nail Art Design

Source: @nailsbybano

60. Marble, Glitter and Ombre

If you want trendy nails that will make you stand out from the crowd in style, then this is for you. Each nail has a different design which includes ombre, marble, glitter stripes and more. It is a gorgeous and glam nail idea and we love the color palette too. Glitter stripes can be created with nail tape and there are tutorials for ombre and marble online.

Marble, Glitter and Ombre Stiletto Nails

Source: @riyathai87

61. Magical Glitter Nails

Next, we have another magical mani to show you. For this look we have long and sharp stiletto nails. The nails are translucent with added sparkle over the top. It is a pretty and easy to wear design that will suit everyone. Recreate this or use a different color for the glittery design.

Magical Glitter Nails

Source: @nailmag

62. French Ombre Nails with Rhinestones

French ombre has become one of the most popular designs and with manicures like this, we can see why! So, the nails have the chic French ombre art and each one is adorned with a small, sparkling rhinestone. It it such a pretty nail design. You can find French ombre nail tutorials online and you can buy rhinestones online and stick them on with nail glue.

French Ombre Nails with Rhinestones

Source: @nail_sunny

63. Gorgeous Pink and Black Nail Design

If you like bold colors and stylish nail art, then this is for you. The nails all have a different design including roses, rhinestones and stripes. It is a real statement making design and the pink color is perfect for the spring and summer. You can recreate this or you can try one of the designs on all nails.

64. Glam Red Glitter Nails

Love red nails? If so, you need to see this idea. Here we have stylish and sharp stiletto nails. Each one is dark and red and covered in glitter. This is fun and bold idea. It is perfect for parties, nights out and more. The red color is great for the holiday season too. Try this or have red nails with one glitter accent nail.

Glam Red Glitter Nails

Source: @nailsbyeffi

65. Rainbow Stiletto Nails

Brighten up your look with a vibrant manicure like this one! Each nail is painted in a different vibrant shade which creates a stylish and fun rainbow look. Something like this is great for those who like to stand out from the crowd. Rainbow nails are a must-have and will be perfect for the summer.

Rainbow Stiletto Nails

Source: @nail_sunny

66. Glitzy and Glam Mani

Next, we have a glitzy and glam look. For this, the nails all have a different design. The nails are clear with ombre, rhinestones, butterflies and more. It is a gorgeous mani and it includes many of the must-have nail trends. Again, you can recreate this or use one design on all nails.

Glitzy and Glam Mani

Source: @sheadbeauty

67. Matte Purple and Glitter Nails

This next idea is another one of our favorites. For this look, the nails are painted in a light and pretty purple color. The purple has a matte finish which makes it look so trendy. Each nail also has a stripe of silver glitter. We love the color combo and the whole design is just stunning. A mani like this is great for the spring, summer and even weddings.

Matte Purple and Glitter Nails

Source: @riyathai87

68. Trendy Blue Marble Nails

If you love trendy and bold nails, then check out this mani. Here we have super long and sharp stiletto nails. Two are marble, one is white and one is covered in rhinestones. It is a gorgeous nail design and it will make you stand out from the crowd in style. Recreate this or try a different color for the design such as pink or purple instead of blue.

69. Vibrant Green Stiletto Nails with Rhinestones

Next, we have another green nail idea. This time the nails are different shades of green. Some are decorated with rhinestones and some with glitter. It is a very bold and unique idea. You can buy rhinestones in all different shapes, sizes and colors online so you could recreate a similar look yourself.

70. Stylish Black and Gold Nails

Another color combo that is amazing is black and gold and here is how to wear it in style. Each nail is different. One nail is covered in rhinestones, another has a quilted design and there is even a designer nail too. It is a bold, fun and luxurious nail design that will wow everyone.

Stylish Black and Gold Nails

Source: @riyathai87

We hope you’ve find the perfect stiletto nail design! We know we did.

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Mellisa Geyer

Mellisa Geyer is passionate writer and enjoys writing both informative and funny articles aimed to female population. She loves cold winter nights, watching rain falling down through window and eating cupcakes!


3 thoughts on "70 Creative Stiletto Nail Designs"

  1. 13elk says:

    Love it… where can I find a tutorial like this one??

  2. Brianna says:

    Most of these nails are too big for the nail bed so look too claw like for me. I find the one that just barely covers my nail then I go down one size and it looks a lot better IMO.

  3. Anonymous says:

    love it

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