It’s that time of the year again when the weather starts to cool down, the leaves start to change colors, and we all start to crave pumpkin spice everything.
With the arrival of fall comes the perfect opportunity to show off some new nail art.
Whether you’re looking for something bold and daring or something subtle and understated, there are endless options to choose from.
We’ve rounded up over 71 fall nail ideas that are sure to inspire you to get creative with your next manicure.
If you’re ready to step up your nail game this season, grab a cozy blanket and a warm drink, and let’s get started exploring some stunning fall nail designs.
When To Start Wearing Fall Nail Colors?
For some people, the transition to fall nail colors happens as soon as Labor Day weekend is over.
They eagerly embrace the season by pulling out their favorite shades of deep red, burnt orange, and rich brown.
Others prefer to wait until the temperatures have cooled down significantly before making the switch.
If you’re someone who likes to stay on top of the latest fashion trends, you might be interested to know that the “official” start of fall nail season typically happens around mid-September.
This is when fashion magazines and beauty bloggers start to release their fall nail color picks, and when nail salons start to offer seasonal specials.
Ultimately, the decision of when to start wearing fall nail colors is up to you. If you’re someone who likes to follow trends and stay on top of the latest fashion, mid-September is a good time to start exploring some of the season’s hottest shades.
But if you’re more of a traditionalist and prefer to let the weather dictate your fashion choices, you might want to hold off until the temperatures have cooled down significantly.
In the end, the most important thing is to choose fall nail colors that make you feel confident and stylish.
Whether you prefer rich jewel tones, classic neutrals, or trendy metallics, there’s no wrong way to embrace the beauty of fall through your nails.
Go ahead and experiment with different shades and designs until you find the perfect fall nail look for you!
Starting off the list strong with this gooooooorgeous Autumn nail look.
The fun, retro nail art on these is just….. *schedules mani appointment*
These stunning French tips are simple and PURE elegance….
These are the perfect fun Early fall nails!
They have a bit of color, reminiscent of late Summer, but slowly easing into the gorgeous Fall palette…
There’s SO much happening with these nails.
I’m quite literally mesmerized….
The different shades of brown just makes these nails POP.
Talk about CLASSY.
The thin French on these nails is the epitome of elegance
I looooooove swirls on nails! These in particular are STUNNING.
Can we talk about how gold ombre is having a moment?!
Get ready to fall for these stunning nails that are as beautiful as the autumn leaves themselves!
A twist on the classic French tip nail!
These back French nails are classy and elegant. Truly a great accessory for any Fall outfit.
With a playful and festive vibe, this nail design is perfect for anyone looking to add a little brightness to their autumn days.
Autumn Nail Designs
Trendy Fall Nails
Can we talk about the celestial vibes these nails are giving off?!
We CAN’T get enough!
Cow print nails have been IN for a while and these are the perfect fall look, with a twist…
You either love or hate burgundy nails. We can’t get enough!
The second the temperature drops a little, we whip out this amazing shade.
Classy Fall Nails
The clear base adds a touch of mystery and makes you wonder where these nails will take you next!
Get ready to unleash your inner wild side with these leopard print nails!
Perfect for fall, the mix of brown and black spots will have you feeling fierce and fashionable.
This minimalist design pairs a classic nude base with a wild twist, featuring zebra and cow print tips that are sure to make a statement.
Perfect for those looking to add a touch of animalistic flair to their autumn aesthetic.