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43 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 43 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

Source: @nail_sunny

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

Source: @nail_sunny

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

Source: @nail_sunny

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 

Source: @nail_sunny

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

Source: @manikurka

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

Source: @nail_sunny

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

Source: @nail_sunny

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

Source: @nail_sunny

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 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.

French Ombre Nails with Rhinestones

Source: @nail_sunny

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.

Glam Stiletto Nails for a Wedding

Source: @nails_va_

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.

Neutral Nails with White Tips

Source: @nail_sunny

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 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.

Ombre Nails with An Elegant Accent Nail

Source: @nailsbyjuni

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.

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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