Fall Nail ideas


When the weather starts to cool down and the leaves begin to change, it’s time to change up your mani. — Bring back some of the season’s classics with dark, rich colors and warm earth tones or try out one of the new unexpected trends for fall. From bold colors to seasonal nail art, the creative possibilities are endless. If you don’t know where to start and you’re in need of some inspiration, here are ten of our favorite fall manicures we’re falling hard for. You just may end up trying them all. 

1. Monochromatic Orange Mani

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If Pumpkin Spice latte were a nail color. There’s something about the color orange that’s just so reminiscent of fall and we’re into it. Opt for bright shades of orange for a little fun or choose a muted one if you want to keep it safe. Get the look using LV 24 – Summer In Paris from our C'est La Vie Collection.

2. Black French Mani 

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Update a classic French mani with sleek black tips for the perfect transition into fall. This look is mega chic and an easy way to dip into darker colors this season without fully committing.

3. The Fall Gradient

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Can’t decide on a fall color? Lucky for you, gradient manicures are hot right now. Be on trend and choose five warm earth tones in similar shades for the perfect monochromatic fall mani. SNS Products Used (Pinkie-Thumb)⁠

GC 04 - Like It Already ⁠

GC 03 - Mochachino⁠

N 3 - Jocelyn⁠

NOS 05 - Storm in the Distance ⁠

LV 23 - Les Champs-Elysees ⁠

4. Seasonal Nail Art

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We love nail art inspired by the seasons. Mix and match fall colors with gold foil leaves and a touch of glitter for the perfect festive look. 

5. Red French Mani

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The French mani has made a major comeback in a whole new way. Swap the classic white tips with a bold color like red or any fall shade for a fresh fall look.

6. Army Green

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Earthy greens are right on trend for fall. Mix and match your nails with different shades for a seasonal mani that will compliment that chunky knit sweater. 

7. Orange French

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If you can’t commit to a solid orange nail, give this modern French mani a try. It’s a subtle splash of that pumpkin spice vibe and we’re obsessed. Seen here with SNS Gelous Color SP 07 - Hot Mess.

8. Brown Glitter 

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This warm, earthy brown mani with gold glitter accent nails has us feeling festive for fall, like the color of fallen leaves. This may be the perfect mani for the start of the holidays.

9. Fuchsia

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Shake things up with unexpected colors like this vivid fuchsia. While you may be thinking this bold color is more for spring or summer, Pantone Color Institute announced it’s right on trend for this upcoming fall — the season of reinvention and hope. Other bold colors they’ve forecasted are royal blue and a sunny yellow. Try them all this season.

10. Deep Reds and Browns

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Red will never go out of style, and there’s a shade for every season. For fall, think deep reds airing on the side of chocolatey browns — the perfect match for that hot cocoa when the weather starts cooling down. Use DS14 - Charlie Brownest to get this Gelous Color.