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As much as we love Summer, I guess it’s not that hard to say buh-bye to sweat and sun when the temperature rises to 100 degrees!
And let’s be honest, who here didn’t miss cuddling your dog (or boyfriend) for that little warmth and making yourself some delicious pumpkin spice latte that you missed for life now?
Ughh! And just because you will be a heck lot of busy now for the holiday season, that does not mean that you should skip on getting your nails all cute and trendy this fall.
All the deep and muted red, yellow, grey, and orange nail colors with a lot of glitters are highly in trend this fall and so I gathered all the hottest ideas for fall nails and listed them down for you so you don’t have to struggle and find the best fall nail designs for yourself.
If you are more of a simple, decent nail art person or need a baddie fall nail design inspiration, I bet here’s something for each and every one of you. Grab your coffee, sit back, relax, and keep scrolling!
40 Best fall nail ideas ever
1. Different color French Manicure
This different nail color trend is becoming huge, and no doubt we love it too. There really is no reason to have second thoughts. And just in case you were living under a rock and didn’t try it the whole summer, here’s a quick inspo for fall nails with a new French manicure kinda look to feast your eyes with.
2. A little Sunflower
A sweet ray of sunshine hurts no one? So what, if summers have gone by, we can still take some part of it along to fall, right? Totally! And these cute sunflowers on deep burgundy nail color make it a lot more appealing.
3. Fall Pumpkin
Stakes are high that if you love fall, you probably LOVE Pumpkins! ( I love it, too, my mom hates it tho, lol ) What better way to celebrate fall than to embrace your nails with a little pumpkin on them?
The basic matte green color on the index and tiny glitter strokes on the ring finger makes it look even cuter.
4. Sinful Red
If there’s one nail art design I know I love to the core is this drooling candy one. Raved about it in my summer nail designs post too, and it will definitely stick here as well. Just a look at these gorgeous cherry red candy nails, aren’t they satisfying?
5. Pink Punk
If you thought that autumn was all about red, yellow, orange, and green, then you haven’t seen these Wine-Pink pairs yet. They look extremely feminine and fresh out of heaven. Glitters are making them look festive.
Replace the normal with unique this fall nail idea and let all the good things happen to your hands, haha.
DIY Starter kit to recreate any nail design you want!
6. Metallic Grey
The old-school matte grey nails just revamped themselves to be this new day’s metallics. Add a nail or two with these wavy accents and change up your game entirely.
7. The Plaid Nails
Fall nails and plaid go hand in hand since they give you that cozy vibe we all crave in autumn. So here’s a design you can blindly choose to make yourself feel warm & cozy and be in the spirit of fall!
8. Marble for life
We love marble nails! Either on our hands or in videos since they are so satisfying to watch. But black and white marbles have been in the game for a long time now. So it’s time we switch them up with green to make them look unique and hotter for this fall season. I like the idea myself, Yay!!
9. Warm, clear Flowers
One of the most loved fall nail designs, clear nails, has been a huge hit this summer, and I totally agree that it is a bit hard not to take them along in the fall. Just embrace your clear nails with some autumnal hues, mixing red, yellow, orange, and white to give them a soft, decent look to stand out!
10. Autumn Cow nails
Guess we take what Kendall does very seriously! This cow nails trend comes from her. But even if it wasn’t for Kendall, I guess it is cute enough that we’ll take it for the season. Pair up with deep glossy browns and some gold accent rings to embellish your hands.
11. Dainty Different Nails
As we are crushing upon the same nail paint shades of one color family, we need to give these mindlessly pretty, different nail color ideas a go too. The pastel purple just muted the whole look down, and that cute fall leave sticker was a serious level-up.
12. Good Gold Metallics
Ugh, metallics are a one-of-a-kind invention in the whole nail art industry. If worn correctly, metallics really can change the whole look. With two full glitter nails and two metallics, it makes the perfect red carpet look. And don’t forget to play with colors. I would love the same thing in rose gold too.
13. Artistic Grey Nails
Try to change the grey looks with this artwork and hints of yellow and pink to make them look interesting. Don’t forget to add those little accent dots on the side to complete it all.
14. Plaid + Pumpkin
What better way of celebrating autumn than mixing two most loved items of Fall into one nail design? Try one nail with a plaid of any color you want on white, add deeper tones at the first two fingers to make the paid and pumpkin stand out.
15. Warm white nails
The stark white was for summers, add a hint of warmth and wear it all fall. Pair it up with gold glitters – the simplest nail art designs ever. Gives all sorts of warm vibes!
16. The green-grey matte
Matte is going to be huge this season. Get your nails painted with a bottle green and pastel grey and add white accent lines to take it up a notch.
17. The perfect fall
Are we talking about fall? Are we talking about leaves? And browns? Yes, yes, yes, we are! So better get them all in here. Brown leaves stickers on warm, clean beige nails make them pop to rock the fall.
18. Blue Matte nails
This fall nail color looks chic in itself, but paired with these cute little leaves with a minimalistic gold glitter accent makes, it screams Autumn.
19. Pastel + Neons Nails
These two were the biggest summer trends, and guess what? We’d love them to take it forward. With the tiny glitter nail at the end and a combination of matte neon, pastel, and deep nail paints, this indeed is one of the simplest yet most beautiful ideas for fall nail design.
20. Plain Yellow Nails
A pretty basic yellow nail color paired with a nude skin-like tone and cute nail stickers make up the best fall nail design which is simple and easy to create this season.
21. Autumnal glitter nails
They say love some glitter in pumpkin season! ( No, I say that, sorry 😉 With red and gold glitters on the tips and a little leaf makes, it the perfect nail art for fall.
22. Pink and grey nails
Girl, is grey on fire or what? I love the concept of 3 pink nails and one grey with adding white lines over pink. Also, can’t overlook the dainty stickers used. Yes, nail stickers very easily take a nail design up a notch.
23. Half Tortoise nails
How beautiful are these half-nude, half-tortoise texture nails? Looks as simple and decent it can be but isn’t boring too. The warm brown color gives all the fall vibes.
24. Nude foil nails
There’s nothing better than a basic nude nail color topped off with gold, peach, and rose gold foil which makes it look all the more chic and posh, right?
25. The maroon French
This is among the easiest fall nail art ideas we know. Just paint half a nail with a pretty deep red color and add a small gold stud to embellish the whole design.
26. The pink winter
This is just the perfect fall nail design for people who just can’t wait for winter. How creative is designing a cozy wool pattern over nails and complementing it with subtle glitters?
27. Bronze Autumn Nails
As pretty as this looks, it is very easy to create too. Paint your nails with plain bluish-grey nail color and apply a matte coat over. Paint your pinky finger with a bronze copper metallic color and then paste leaves fresh from the stencils onto it. Voila, you just created this at home.
28. Starry blue night
Matte blue nails have looked more pretty. Paint 2.5 nails with plain blue color and 1.5 with a gorgeous nude shade. And apply the glitter over it. Get your fresh nails for fall today!
29. White Autumn nail design
If you just love this Autumn season a little more than normal people, then this is just the right design for you. Little leaves and written font makes it look like it was customized for you.
30. Clear studs nails
The only 2 things you need for this fall nail idea are some focus and embellishments. Apply it on the corners to make it look rich and polished.
31. Purple Fall Nails
I don’t know if I like the design more or the colors. They are just so precious. The light mauve and deep wine shades look stunning together and sparkle but obviously, enhance it.
32. sweater knit fall nails
Oh, how pretty is this sweater knit trend! The sight of it looks so fuzzy and comfy that I can’t even! You can choose your favorite fall nail colors, and an expert nail artist to get you on board with this.
33. purple swirls
A decent clean nail design looks so much chicer and posh. Get these shades of purple and white for the prettiest fall nail look that’ll go with almost any outfit of yours!
34. mix & match nails
Let your creative juice flow and mix and match any and every design you like to create a masterpiece on your nails!
35. subtle pop of dots
I am like, this nail set is so simple, so basic with all the cute fall nails colors, but these black dots on white is literally the coolest thing I have seen. Makes everything unique and eye-poppin’!
36. classic leopard design
Leopard designs have been here for a while, but I don’t think we are over with it yet, especially in the fall. It looks so tasteful here, paired with a sparkly rust color.
37. skittles fall nails
How can we not play with colors at this time of the season? And are you seeing that pastel blue nail color, so beautiful!
38. nude swirls
Minimal silhouettes look surprisingly flattering on a clear light base.
39. fine green lines
If you are into subtle nail design but also don’t wanna look boring, try this modern fall nail idea with white curves and a pretty forest green shade.
40. olive green flowers
Is it the base color or these little flowers that is cuter? Shouting fall at its top note, you can recreate this simple, easy design with the help of either a dotting tool or DIY it with a bobby pin.
Wrapping up – cute fall nail designs
And these are all the 40 beautiful, beautiful ideas for fall nails I am obsessed with, and I would definitely get 2-3 nail designs for fall out of them for sure! Can’t wait, ugh!
What nail design you liked the most? Do you, too, love Fall just like me? What’s your favorite fall drink? Haha, lots of questions, but I’d love to know their answers!
If you like it, care to share it with your friends and decide what you are both gonna get. It’s gonna be tough since every idea is so cuteee!
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