The 23 Cutest Fall Nail Ideas to Inspire Your Next Manicure

Fall is a wonderful time of year for beauty and style. Of course, the weather is cooler, and the leaves are changing, and what better way to celebrate than to try your hand at a new manicure? Whether you want to wear a modern French manicure or something bolder, you will find the perfect fall nail ideas to inspire your next manicure.

Fortunately, fall nail inspiration is here. From the muted shades of fall nail stamping to the ever-popular fall nail polishes, the warm hues of autumn are definitely on everyone’s minds. As the temperature drops, your mood will no doubt start to match the weather. Fall is the perfect time to embrace your inner goth with your nails.

The Cutest Fall Nail Ideas 2021 to Inspire Your Next Manicure
The Cutest Fall Nail Ideas to Inspire Your Next Manicure

So, you can either go with the traditional dark shades of the season or choose a brighter shade to bring out your inner sunshine. Whether you go for a dark-colored manicure or a bright one, make sure to leave your nails looking fresh and clean. So, here are some inspirations that you can use if you want to get fall nail ideas and perfect fall nails to try:

1. Combination of Orange and Gold Tones

With the fall in full swing, many of us transition from summer to fall nail trends. Indeed, we are in full-on pumpkin spice mode, in need of fall in our lives, in need of the cooler weather in September, when the days are getting shorter, and when everyone needs a little change in their lives. So, This combination of orange with some gold and stones would be a great nail color for you in the season.

Combination of long coffin burnt Orange nails and Gold Tones which are the best fall nail ideas 2021
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2. Mix and Match Simple Nail Colors and Design

Nail polish colors are so much fun to mix and match, whether it’s for yourself or a friend. So, you should find a color you like but don’t have enough of, or match a color you already have but don’t love. The beauty of nail polish is that it’s easy to change up your colors, and you can make them pretty without a lot of effort. So, this black and orange nail art design is really good if you are not too girly and feminine. The design shows some roughness and versatility.

Black and orange nail art design with accent leopard and French nails, fall nail ideas 2021 and best fall nails to try
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3. Classic White and Gold Fall Nail Ideas

If you’re like me and you’re looking for a manicure that is all warm and cozy but also classy, this one is for you. So, go bold and classic with these easy and classic Fall nail ideas with a warm and fuzzy feeling. Of course, this design shows simplicity but with a touch of elegance.

Classic Almond shaped White and Gold Fall Nail Ideas 2021 with black stamping fall leaves
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4. Rustic Red Nail Art

Indeed, this rustic red nail art is really good for the fall. Besides the color is perfect and classy, and the animal print nail art is so elegant to adorn your wonderful hands perfectly.

Rustic Red Nails with two accent animal print nails are perfect fall nails 2021
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5. Pale Purple With Leaves Fall Nail Ideas

This season, give your nails a little extra oomph and surprise your friends and family with a pale purple and gold nail art design. So, you should try this on your nails and see how it will improve your hands’ overall look.

Matte Pale Purple nails With white and gold fall Leaves are one of the best Fall Nail Ideas 2021
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6. Vibrant and Glittery Autumn Orange Nails

This fall, orange is the ultimate color to wear, whether it’s in your hair, on your nails, or wherever you can find it. So, you should try an orange design this autumn with these vibrant and glittery orange nail art ideas.

Vibrant and Glittery Autumn Orange Nails square-shaped with fall leaf, best fall nails 2021
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7. Tender Yellow and Orange Fall Nail Ideas

Fall is fast approaching, and that means that, soon enough, it’s time for us to switch up our nail colors. As the temperatures cool, it’s time for us to cramp up our toes. So, it’s the perfect time to switch our nail colors to something like the tender yellow and orange fall coffin nails below. Indeed, it is perfect for your autumn or fall season moods.

Tender Yellow and Orange long Fall coffin nails 2021, one of the best fall nail ideas to try!
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8. Chic Glittery Fall Nails

This season, nail polish is all about glitter, shiny glitters, and other glitters that are more sparkly like this pollen unicorn on accent fall leaves nails. So, if you love plants and if you love green, this is the perfect nail polish for you. Of course, this nail art is very simple to do, and you can just put the accent very easily.

matte almond green Fall Nails 2021 with two accent pollen Unicorn nails with white fall leaves
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9. Glam Fall Nail Ideas: Red Wine Nails

A classic fall nail idea; bloody red wine nails are really attractive. Indeed, it’s the most popular of these colors, with a deep, almost brown, tone. So, you will love this, and this will surely complement any complexion.

Glam Fall Nail Ideas 2021: Red Wine Nails with Accent Decorative white and black patches
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10. Leopard Print and Orange Fall Nails

As you gear up for the fall, let’s look at the trends dominating the nail trends this season. Leopard print makes its way into nail polish trends this fall. Orange is another trend that should be prominent in your fall makeup.

Short Square-Shaped Leopard Print and Orange Fall Nails 2021
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11. Glittery White, Pumpkin, and Animal Print Accent

Nail polish has become the accessory du jour, whether it’s glittery, color-saturated, or full of patterns. But while the vast majority of us have added glitter to our manicures, many prefer to go pure white. So, how do you pick the right color for your nails without looking like you’re wearing all white? Well, check out the design below and use it in your next nail polish.

Glittery White, Pumpkin, and Animal Print Accent Nail are the best fall nail ideas 2021 to wear
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12. Subtle Red Orange Fall Nail Ideas

We all have those friends, family members, and colleagues who have a love for a certain color. Some of us obsess over a beautiful shade of blue or a vibrant red, while others can’t seem to get enough of a certain rustic brown. Of course, for me, it’s a shade of red and orange, just like the sample below.

Subtle short square Orange Fall Nail Ideas 2021
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13. Mixed Earth Tones Fall Nails

Mixed Earth Tones is a beautiful pigment that works well with all-season nail polish. Furthermore, it is a mix of earthy grey, green and brown tones with some gold tones to give the polish a deep, dark undertone.

So, mixed earth tones are perfect for giving your nails a great look. Additionally, there are so many amazing shades to choose from at nail polish for the Autumn and Fall seasons. Also, you can go for traditional colors or try something new.

Mixed Earth Tones Fall Nails 2021, best short square fall nail ideas to try
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Beautiful brown, beige, and Black Autumn Nails

These long glossy mixed earth-color nails are the perfect choice that suits most fall outfits for women. So, try this nail art design especially if you love long square shaped nails.

Beautiful Long Glossy Square Shaped brown, beige, and Black Autumn Nails 2021
Cute Short Round Brownies Fall Nails 2021
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14. Classy Yellow Orange Nail Color with Fall Leaves

This autumn, take a cue from the trees and paint your nails to look like they’ve been dipped in bright, leafy gold. For the best results, choose a yellow-orange color in a creamy or satiny finish.

Classy Long Almond Yellow Orange Nail Color with Fall Leaves are best fall nails 2021 to try
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Long square burnt orange fall nails adorned with fall leaves and gold strips
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15. Rustic and Earth-Toned Fall Nails

The fall season is coming, and all sorts of colors, like yellow, orange, olive green, and rust, come with it. But what colors are the best to wear during the fall? Well, that’s up to you; there are plenty of colors to choose from.

So, you can wear blues, greens, purples, silver, and even black (although black isn’t all that great during the fall season). The colors will change according to your mood your location and your outfit. You can wear these colors for any occasion, but it’s best to wear them during the fall season.

Rustic and Earth Toned Coffin Shaped Fall Nails 2021
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16. Mustard Yellow Nails with Fall Leaves

Mustard yellow looks stunning on any skin tone, especially in the fall time. So, this mustard yellow nail art on almond-shaped nails with fall leaves will be a perfect choice for you.

Mustard Yellow Nails with Fall Leaves are perfect choice as fall nails 2021
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17. Burnt Orange Short Coffin Fall Nail Ideas

Of course, when eyes glance at burnt orange nail color instantly remember the fall season. So, I really love this themed fall nail design in burnt orange color and a golden leaf on the accent nail.

Short burnt orange coffin fall nails with a golden leaf and leafless fall tree on accents
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18. Long White Acrylic Nails with Encapsulated Fall Leaves

These are pretty fall nails you will never regret you try them even if you don’t like long tips. Indeed, the white nail color when combined with gold glitter and gold encapsulated fall leaves results in a stunning masterpiece.

Long Coffin White Acrylic Nails with Encapsulated Fall Leaves, 3D White Flowers and Gold Gliter
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19. Stunning Fall Nails with Golden Patches

This classy nail art design can add real beauty to any woman’s hands. Also, I’m in love with this combination between black fall leaves and the gold foil effect.

Stunning Almond Nude Fall Nails with Golden Patches and Black Fall Leaves
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20. Long White and Burnt Orange Sweater Fall Nails

Still, long claws are so attractive although they are not comfy. Indeed, these beautiful nail colors level up the entire nail art design. So, try this design and let your fingernails look different this autumn.

Long Coffin Shaped White and Burnt Orange Sweater Fall Nails with Rhinestones
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21. Glossy Caramel and Tortoise nails

It’s a complicated design but so fun to wear. So, you will need to go to a salon or find a tutorial to DIY. I love the combination of caramel nails, gold glitter, and tortoise nails.

Glossy Almond Shaped Caramel and Tortoise nails with gold glitter
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22. Classy Fall Design Nails Almond Shaped

Indeed, this nail art design is so classy because of the amazing combination between red, navy, and nude colors. Also, the golden yellow fall leaves are so beautiful. Besides I’m a big fan of almond shape nails.

Classy Navy, Nude, and Red Fall Design Nails Almond Shaped with Golden Fall Leaves

23. Black Autumn Nails with Maple Leaves

If you want something unique for your stiletto nails, consider using a black nail pigment with maple leaves. Besides, it also goes well with most styles. Of course, this fall nail design is a simple one but is still impressive.

Stiletto Black Autumn Nails with Maple Leaves
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To Conclude

So, do you know now what will be your next nail polish design? At last, enjoy painting your nails using these tips and samples above.

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