23 Pretty Wedding Nail Ideas for Brides-to-Be

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For a special event like a wedding, you will put a lot of thought into what you are going to wear. You will also be thinking about your hair and makeup, but you need to make sure you don’t forget about your nails. Your nails are an important part of your wedding look, too! With that said we have found 23 stunning wedding nails that you need to see. There are some elegant and beautiful designs for brides. Take a look, any one of these will be perfect for any wedding day!

1. Elegant, Matte Love Nails

Weddings are all about love so celebrate that with your nails! This first nail idea features light nails with two accent designs. One of the nails has the letters ‘l’ and ‘o’ and the other has ‘v’ and ‘e’ which spell love. The design is elegant and is perfect for the occasion. You can create letters by hand with a stencil or with a sticker.

2. French Pedicure

A wedding is a time that you need to dress to impress. This is true for everyone, from the bride to the guests. So, when putting together your wedding look, it is important that you do not forget about your toes, especially if you are wearing peep toe shoes! You can try a classic French pedicure like this one or check out our other article with more pedicure ideas for brides. It is elegant, simple and will suit all shoes. You can add embellishments like featured too.

3. Wedding Nail Design for Coffin Nails

Next, we have glam coffin shaped nails. The nails are light shade with one crystal accent nail on each hand. We love the rhinestone design because it is sparkly and elegant. You can recreate this look or choose your own crystal design. Any nail shape will look gorgeous too, but consider coffin nails to make your hands look long and slender.

4. White Nails with Silver Glitter Stripes

Looking for a simple and stylish wedding nail design? Then these could be for you! The nails are an elegant shade with one silver stripe on each nail. As you can see, the silver stripe has jazzed up the nails and has made the plain color unique. It is a minimal design but it does make a statement. You can achieve stripes with nail tape. Choose silver stripes for a chic look or go for glam gold. Either way, your nails will look fabulous.

5. Simple Wedding Nails with Rhinestones

Our next idea is so chic and sparkly! Here we have short white nails with one crystal accent nail on each hand. The white and rhinestone design is perfect for brides. You can try and recreate the look or try your own crystal design. This nail art will suit all nail lengths and shapes.

Simple Wedding Nails with Rhinestones

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6. French Ombre Nails

A chic look to try for a wedding is French ombre. This trend combines the classic French manicure with modern ombre. As you can see, the ombre creates a beautiful and elegant set of nails. For this design there is one accent nail too which is completely embellished, resulting a subtle sparkly look. Nails like this would be perfect for the bride.

French Ombre Wedding Nails

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7. Sparkly Wedding Nails

Earlier we shared a nail idea that featured silver stripes. If you loved that design, then you may like this one too. These nails are light chrome with two accent nails. One accent nail is covered in silver glitter and the other has a silver stripe. It shows how versatile stripe nail art is and how glam it looks. These nails are perfect for the trendsetting brides.

8. Elegant Wedding Nail Idea

We have featured white, ombre and glitter nails because these are all perfect for a wedding. Our next nail idea combines all three! Some of the nails are white with two accent designs. The accent nails are a subtle nude color with silver glitter along the cuticle. This design features the classic wedding nail styles but with a modern twist. We love this look!

White and Glitter Wedding Nail Idea

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9. Soft Pink Nails with Rhinestones

If the white nails are not really your thing, then consider trying pink nails. Soft pink shades would be the perfect choice as these suit the romantic occasion perfectly. Here is a beautiful example. The nails are light pink with crystal designs on three of the nails. It is a pretty and sparkly look that would be amazing for a wedding. You can recreate this design or try pink nails without the crystals.

10. Wedding French Nails

French manicures are a classic choice for a wedding. It is a beautiful look but if you do want to jazz it up a bit, then this idea is the perfect way to do it. Most of the nails are a nude tone with white tips and there is one accent design. The accent nail is also a nude shade and it is covered in crystals. With a nail idea like this, you can have the chic traditional look but with a modern and glam twist.

Wedding French Nails 

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11. Long, Ombre Wedding Nails

Want to look chic and stylish on the big day? Then check out this idea. These nails feature French ombre with one accent nail. The accent nail is a light color with crystals along the cuticle. A nail design like this has everything you need for a wedding manicure. You can recreate on any nail length and shape.

12. Wedding Toe Nail Design

Next, we have another wedding toe nail design to show you! For this design, all the nails are white with one accent nail. On the accent nail there is added silver glitter and sparkles. This is such a pretty idea for the bride. You can also wear this design on your fingernails too.

Wedding Toe Nail Design

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13. French Mani with Silver Glitter

Our next idea is another trendy version of the classic French manicure. Most of the nails have the nude nail and white tips, there is one accent design. The accent nail is nude with silver glitter. We love this idea because the silver compliments the French manicure beautifully!

French Mani Nails with Silver Glitter

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14. White Nails with Sparkly, Pearl Accent Nail

A must-have accessory for brides are pearls. Pearls always make an appearance whether it be on the bridal gown, on jewelry or on the nails. Here is a stunning nail idea that uses pearls beautifully. The nails are white with one accent design. For the accent nail, pearls and crystals were used. It is an elegant and stylish idea that gives classic pearls a modern look. You can buy flat back pearls online for your nails to try the look before the big day.

15. Glitzy, Wedding Acrylic Nails

Love the French mani ideas? Then these nails for you. The nails have the classic white tips but instead of a nude shade, the nails are light grey. This is such a stylish idea and is perfect for brides! The nail design also features one crystal accent nail and a few crystals on one of the other nails too. You can recreate with or without the rhinestones.

Glitzy, Wedding Acrylic Nails

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16. White Nail Polish And Silver Glitter

Next, we have another wedding chrome look. For this design, most of the nails are light chrome and there are two accent nails. One accent nail is covered in silver glitter and the other has gems along the cuticle. This is a trendy nail idea that would be perfect for the bride or bridesmaids.

17. Wedding Nail Design for Short Nails

Like the glitter and crystal ideas? Then check out these nails. The nails are white with two accent designs. One accent nail is all silver glitter and the other has a beautiful crystal embellishment. This would be a stunning idea for the bride. If you are a bridesmaid or are a guest to a wedding, then recreate the design with a different nail color instead of white.

Wedding Nail Design for Short Nails

Source: @nail_sunny

18. Glam French Manicure

You can glam up your French mani by adding beautiful patterns just like the design featured below. The nails have the classic white tips and nude nail color. One of the two accent nails has gems along the cuticle while the other nail has a chic white pattern. This is a stunning idea and you can recreate the look or choose a pattern of your choice.

Glam French Manicure Idea for Brides

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19. Perfect Wedding Nails

Our next wedding nail design is trendy and elegant. The nails are a very light pink shade with two accent nails. Both of the accent nails feature a thin silver stripe with a crystal in the center. It is a subtle but beautiful nail idea. Try this look or put stripes on all nails. You can create stripes like these nails with nail tape.

20. Sparkly French Manicure Nails

Next, we have another wedding inspired French manicure to show you. The nails all feature the white tips with a light nude shade, while one nail on each hand has a row of gems along the cuticle. It is a chic and glam idea and the crystals will subtly sparkle when caught by the light. A design like this would be a stunning choice for a bride.

Sparkly French Manicure Nails

Source: @nail_sunny

21. White Wedding Nail Design

The good thing about white nails is that they go with any nail art and here is a beautiful example. These nails are white with a polka dot accent nail. As you can see, the white looks so pretty with the different colored pattern. You can make any pattern in any color and it will look stunning with white. This would be a cute nail design for the bridesmaids and guests.

22. Short Wedding Gel Nails

We have featured a few French manicures with crystals. Here is another one where the main color is a light nude tone. We love the shade used here because it is like the classic color but as it is lighter, it gives the nails a modern and unique look.  This idea also shows how gorgeous the white tips look on short nails too. Recreate them with or without the rhinestones.

Short Wedding Gel Nails

Source: @nail_sunny

23. French Ombre Nails with Rhinestones

The last wedding nail idea we have to show is this beautiful French ombre look. The nails all have the pretty and subtle ombre, while one nail has gems. By adding crystals, you instantly glam up the nails to suit such a special occasion. A design like this will suit all nail lengths and shapes.

French Ombre Nails with Rhinestones

Source: @nail_sunny

We hope you love these wedding nails as much as we do! Any one of these will be a stunning choice for the big day!

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