40 Hottest Ideas for Fall Nails you have to try this year

ideas for fall nails

As much as we love Summer, 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 which 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 did we 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!

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40 BEST FALL NAIL IDEAS FOR 2021

1. Different color french Manicure

This different nail colors 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 and glitter strokes on the ring finger make 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 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 is 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.

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

ideas for fall nails

One of the most loved fall nail designs, clear nails have been a huge hit this summer, and I totally agree that it’s is a bit hard to not take them along in fall. Just embrace your clear nails with some autumnal hues, mixing red, yellow, orange, and white to give it a soft decent look to stand out!

10. Autumn Cow nails

40 Hottest Ideas for Fall Nails you have to try this year

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 idea 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

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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 rose gold too.

13. Artistic Grey Nails

40 Hottest Ideas for Fall Nails you have to try this year

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

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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

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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

40 Hottest Ideas for Fall Nails you have to try this year

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

40 Hottest Ideas for Fall Nails you have to try this year

Are we talking about fall? Are we talking 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 scream Autumn.

19. Pastel + Neons Nails

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These two were the biggest summer trends and guess what, we’d love them to take 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 beautiful ideas for fall nails.

20. Plain Yellow Nails

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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

40 Hottest Ideas for Fall Nails you have to try this year
Souce: @nailsrnd

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

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How beautiful are these half-nude half tortoise texture nails? Looks as simple and decent it can be but aren’t boring too. The warm brown color gives all the fall vibes.

24. Nude foil nails

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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

40 Hottest Ideas for Fall Nails you have to try this year

This is among the easiest fall nails 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 winters. How creative is designing a cozy wool pattern over nails and complementing it with subtle glitters?

27. Bronze Autumn Nails

40 Hottest Ideas for Fall Nails you have to try this year
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As pretty as this looks, it is very easy to create too. Paint your nails with a 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

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Matte blue nails have looked more pretty. Paint 2.5 nails with plain blue colour and 1.5 with a gorgeous nude shade. and apply the glitter over it. Get your fresh nails for fall today!

29. White Autumn nails

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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

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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 enhances it.

32. sweater knit fall nails

40 Hottest Ideas for Fall Nails you have to try this year
Source:  @denasnails

Oh how pretty is this seater knit trend! The sight of it looks so fuxxy and comfy that I can’t even! You can choose your favorite fall nails colors and an expert nail artist to get you onboard with this.

33. purple swirls

40 Hottest Ideas for Fall Nails you have to try this year

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 fall nails

40 Hottest Ideas for Fall Nails you have to try this year
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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

40 Hottest Ideas for Fall Nails you have to try this year

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

40 Hottest Ideas for Fall Nails you have to try this year

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

40 Hottest Ideas for Fall Nails you have to try this year

Minimal silhouettes look surprisingly flattering on a clear light base.

39. fine green lines

40 Hottest Ideas for Fall Nails you have to try this year
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If you are into subtle nail design but also don’t wanna look boring, try this modern fall nail idea white curves and a pretty forest green shade.

40. olive green flowers

40 Hottest Ideas for Fall Nails you have to try this year
Source: @paintboxnails

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.

And these are all the 40 beautiful beautiful ideas for fall nails I am obsessed with and 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 favourite fall drink? Haha, lots of question but I’d love knowing their answers!

If you liked it, care to share it with your friends and decide to what are you both gonna get. It’s gonna be tough since every idea is so cuteee!

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