63 Pretty Wedding Nail Ideas for Brides-to-Be
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 63 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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
23. French Ombre Nails with Rhinestones
The next 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.
24. Glossy and Glam Wedding Nails
Next, we have a glossy and glam wedding mani to show you. Here we have coffin nails with stunning French ombre art. The nails start nude and then blend to white. This is a simple and stunning nail design that will suit both brides and bridesmaids. The ombre will look amazing on any nail shape.
25. Cute Love Nail Design
This next design is cute and it is one of our favorites! The nails are short with subtle and elegant ombre. Three nails have black nail art too. One nail has a small heart and two nails have letters wrote on them that spell out love. You can hand-paint this art or you could use stencils. It is a stunning mani and perfect for a bride.
26. Silver Glitter Coffin Nails
If you want your wedding nail design to be statement making, then this idea is perfect. Most of the nails have a different design which includes classic white tips, ombre, silver glitter and rhinestones. It is a glitzy and glam mani that is great for such a special occasion. Recreate the whole look or try just one or two of the designs.
27. Elegant Wedding Mani with Subtle Sparkle
The next nail idea is so elegant and chic. These nails are quite short with a soft and subtle ombre. One nail is also decorated with small rhinestones along the cuticle. The small and sparkling gems look stunning and they add glitz without being too over the top. You can recreate this or you can try the design on longer nails.
28. Stunning Nails for a Bride
We love this next idea it is stunning! Most of the nails have beautiful ombre art and two nails have a stylish design. One nail is covered with silver gems and the other has more embellishments with a white design. It is a trendsetting mani and it is perfect for the brides who want to wear something more unique.
29. Glam Stiletto Nails for a Wedding
This next nail design is so glam! Here we have long stiletto nails and they have the classic bridal ombre but with added gems and glitter. This is a very pretty and statement making mani. You could also create a version of this for bridesmaids too. Rhinestones like the ones featured can also be bought online.
30. Pretty Ombre and Chrome Nail Design
Next, we have another stunner. The nails have soft ombre art with a chrome accent nail and rhinestones. We love the chrome and ombre, it is such a stylish combination. Nails like these are perfect for the modern and trendsetting brides. You could even put the chrome on all nails for an even bolder mani.
31. Soft White Nail Design for Brides
Add some sparkle to your wedding day with a manicure like this. Some nails have the popular ombre look and some are covered in stunning silver glitter. The nails are finished off with some tiny rhinestones. It is such a glam idea and that soft glitter is just beautiful. A design like this would look amazing on stiletto nails as well.
32. Neutral Nails with White Tips
If you like the classic white tips, this idea is for you. Here we have neutral nails with white tips. Some nails also have rhinestones. This is a pretty and elegant nail design that will suit all brides. You can recreate this look or you can use a different color such as light pink for the base with the white tips.
33. Wedding Ombre with Silver Sparkle
The next idea is so glam, pretty and elegant. These nails are short with very subtle ombre. All of the nails are sparkly and some even have a silver or rhinestone design. It is a gorgeous manicure. You can recreate this or you could even try adding gold accents instead of silver.
34. Ombre and Rhinestone Nail Design
If you like to wear plenty of bling, then this idea is for you. Here we have long coffin nails with stylish ombre art. The nails are also adorned with large and statement making rhinestones. As you can see, the larger gems really glam up the nails. You can buy rhinestones online in all different shapes, sizes and colors. You can stick them on with nail glue, so recreate this or try your own design.
35. Glitzy Wedding Nails
Next, we have a glitzy mani. The nails are long and are covered in different gems and rhinestones. Different nail art has been used too. This is a bold and glamorous nail idea that is perfect for brides. You can try the whole look or just use one of the designs on all nails. Similar nail art would look great on other nail shapes as well.
36. Baby Boomer Wedding Nails with Rhinestones
Love ombre nail art? If so, this idea is perfect for you. This mani features short nails with soft ombre. Two nails also have different rhinestones designs. These nails are so easy to wear and will suit any bride. You can try this design or you can create a subtler version by using similar ombre without the rhinestones.
37. Elegant Coffin Nail Design
We love this next idea! Most of the nails are nude with very thin tips and one nail has elegant ombre art. We like the trendy tips because they are so unique and modern. You can recreate this design or you can use a different color for the tips. Silver or gold would look amazing.
38. Short Wedding Mani
If all the long nails are not for you, then this mani could be perfect. Here we have short wedding nails for a bride. Each nail is painted in a different shade and there is some subtle sparkle too. Even though the colors are different, they are soft and coordinating so the mani is still low-key. Nails like these will look stunning on both brides and bridesmaids.
39. Nude Nails with White Tips and Crystals
The next nail idea features more white tips. These nails are nude with the elegant and classic white tips. Some of the nails are also decorated with rhinestones. We love this because it is like a more glam version of a French mani so it is perfect for a wedding. You can try similar art on other nail shapes such as round, square or stiletto.
40. Ombre Nails with An Elegant Accent Nail
Next, we have a stunning mani for a bride-to-be. The nails are quite short and coffin shaped. There is also an accent nail with rhinestones. Nails like these are glam, easy to wear and elegant. This mani is perfect for the brides who want subtle, chic and glitzy nails. You can also put rhinestones on the other nails. Either way, you will look amazing.
41. Soft and Pretty Wedding Nails
Maybe all the glam and glitzy nail art is not for you. If so, this idea is for you. Here we have long coffin nails that are decorated with beautiful ombre. The nails start pink and then blend to white. It is a pretty and feminine design. You can try this look or you can try the ombre on shorter nails.
42. White Ombre Nails with Rhinestones
Wow at your wedding with nails like these. This design features long nails that are painted with a soft and light ombre. Two nails are also adorned with beautiful gems. It is a stunning nail idea and the different sized gems look amazing. We want to wear these nails every day!
43. Ombre Wedding Mani Pedi
Don’t just glam up your finger nails for the wedding, paint your toe nails too. You could try a stunning mani-pedi like this one. Both sets of nails match with a nude and white ombre design. Something like this is perfect for open toe shoes. You can recreate this or put any of the wedding nail designs featured on your toes.
44. Coffin Nail Design for Brides
Next, we have these beautiful nails. The nails are long and coffin shaped. Trendy art has been used on all nails and there is even two types of glitter. Nails like these will wow and they are perfect for such a special occasion. This mani is for the brides who want to stand out and make a statement.
45. Chrome, Ombre and Glitter Nails
This next nail idea is one of our favorites! For this look, ombre art, chrome and glitter has been used. Some nails have chic ombre while the others have light glitter or ombre. We love this because it is trendy but still classy and elegant. A design like this will look amazing with all nail lengths and shapes.
46. Trendy Wedding Nails
Want nails that are trendy and unique on your big day? If so, you need to see this. The nails are quite long and feature different styles of nail art. For example, some have French ombre, one has stylish flowers and one nail is simply white with rhinestones. We love the flower nail because it it really makes the whole design stand out even more. It is just a stunning look that will make you feel special.
47. Nude Nails with Elegant Art
Nude tones with white is a very popular color combination for weddings and with nail designs like this one, we can see why! Here we have a pinky nude tone and some of the nails are adorned with elegant white and sparkly art. This mani is classic and it has a beautiful and delicate lace look.
48. Short Ombre Nails with Glitter Stripes
The next nail idea features another trendy and pretty look. This time the nails have ombre art and there is a sparkly stripe down the center of each one. It is such a chic and unique idea. Recreate this or you could try the glittery stripe on plain nails if ombre is not for you. Any glitter color can be used.
49. Nude and White Nails with Chic Tips
Nude nails with tips is another classic look and next we have a mani that features a trendy version. For this look, some nails are nude with white v tips and some are French ombre. We love this shape instead of the classic line across because it is a little subtler and very elegant. Some of the nails are also matte which just really makes a statement. Nails like these will suit any bride.
50. Light Pink Nails with Rhinestones
Want to be a bride with bling? If so, this mani is for you. As you can see, all the nails are light pink with a coffin shape. Three nails are also adorned with small rhinestones. This sparkly look is stunning and even though there are lots of gems, it is still quite low-key because of the light pink color. Recreate this or put the rhinestones on one nail only.
51. Pretty Wedding Nails with Ombre
Next, we have another pretty nail design with ombre to show you. For this look, all of the nails except for one have chic French ombre art. While the accent nail is sparkly gold. This is a stunning and unique idea. The colors and subtle sparkle are just perfect for a wedding. We also think this design will look great on bridesmaids too.
52. Short Stiletto Nails with Rhinestones
We love this next nail design and we think it is perfect for weddings. Here we have subtle ombre nails with one accent nail on each hand. The accent nail is decorated with a delicate rhinestone pattern. This is a stunning and unique idea and it is perfect for brides who love stiletto nail shape. You could even match the nail art with your bridesmaids.
53. White Wedding Nails with Gold Foil
If the chic ombre is not for you and you want something more trendy and statement making, then this is perfect. Here we have nails that are all white. There is one accent nail with gold foils. Gold and white is a stunning color combination and it is perfect for a wedding. You can buy nail foils online in any color. Silver foils would look beautiful for a bride as well.
54. Long Matte Stiletto Nails
This next nail design is just stunning! Here we have stylish and long stiletto nails. All of them are matte and have a French tip, while two nails are adorned with beautiful rhinestones. It is a gorgeous and elegant nail design and it is perfect for brides.
55. French and Glitter Ombre Nails
Next, we have another ombre look. This time the nails look so elegant and they feature a soft nude tone with white. There are two accent nails – one nail is metallic silver with rhinestones, and the other one is silver glitter. It is a glitzy and elegant look that is perfect for a stylish bride. Any glitter color can be used with the ombre.
56. White Chrome with V Tips
Like the nail designs with the white tips? If so, you need to check this out. For this look, some nails are nude with white chrome v tips and the other nails are just white chrome. We love the chrome because it really jazzes up the classic look. This mani is great for the trendy brides who want to try something different.
57. Long Nails with Butterfly Sequins
The next manicure features more sequin butterflies. Here we have long coffin nails and some have ombre art. The other nails are decorated with silver butterflies and glitter. This is a beautiful mani and the butterflies look magical. A design like this is great for those who want pretty, unique and super stylish nails.
58. White Nails with Rhinestones and Glitter
We love this next nail idea. For this look, the nails are all ombre white. Some are plain and some are decorated with glitter or rhinestones. This is a glitzy and glam look that is perfect for the special occasion. Recreate the whole mani or just use the glitter or rhinestone design instead of both. Either way, your nails will look fabulous.
59. French Ombre with Glitter and Floral Art
This next nail idea is another one of our favorites. Most of the nails have the popular and chic French ombre art. But one nail is decorated with white flowers and rhinestones. It is a stunning design and the flowers and gems look amazing. This mani is perfect for a bride and the roses are a beautiful choice for a wedding. To tone it down, you could even have white roses on a nude nail.
60. Trendy White Coffin Nails
If you want nails that are more unique and trendy on your special day, then these could be for you. Here we have long coffin nails and the bottom part of the nail is white and the tip is clear. The nails have an icy look so we think the mani is perfect for a winter bride. Imagine this mani with a beautiful wintry bridal gown. Amazing!
61. Light Grey Nails with Glitter
Maybe you want nails in a different color other than the classic white, nude or pink? If so, you could try grey and here is how to wear it in style. As you can see, most of the nails are a grey tone and there is a sparkly accent nail on each hand. This is a classy and glitzy look and it will suit all bridal gowns.
62. Chic French Ombre Nails
Next, we have chic and pretty nails to show you. These nails feature soft and subtle French ombre. While two accent nails are adorned with rhinestones. We love the rhinestones because they jazz up the low-key ombre. A design like this will suit all nail lengths and shapes. A version on stiletto nails will really wow.
63. Cute Wedding Nails
The next nail idea features more white tips. As you can see, the nails are nude with white tips. There are also two sparkly accent nails with elegant art. This is a stunning mani and it will be perfect for a bride. Recreate this or try the look without the art over the glitter. That would look amazing as well.
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!