50 Modern and Wearable Nail Designs That Will Elevate Your Look

Being artistic and deft is a great advantage for women trying to stand out in the crowd, especially beauty wise. Paying much attention to the nails is crucial to bring your stylish look to perfection. Here are 50 modern and wearable nail designs that will instantly elevate your look, providing you with a show-stopping and exquisite look.

Modern and Wearable Nail Designs That Will Elevate Your Look

1. Leopard Patterned Nail Art

You will definitely love having these amazing leopard prints on your nails. They will make everyone get insane and rush to copy. For this astounding nail art design, you will have to apply a nude polish as the base and then draw the lovely leopard prints with brown and black polishes.

Leopard Patterned Nail Art

2. Nail Design in Various Tones of Blue

Save your time and efforts opting for this simple and modern nail art design created with two tones of blue. It’s quite feminine to wear this design on long nails, as it may be your key to an elegant look. Apply a light blue color on your nails and then create a gorgeous twist with a dark blue polish on one side of the nail, creating an illusion of a half moon.

Nail Design in Various Tones of Blue

3. Star Embellished Nail Art Design

To show off your artistic abilities, you may experiment with another modern nail art design and recreate it with this easy tutorial. Your nails will look dramatic when coated with anude pink shade and embellished with black stars and tiny dots.

Star Embellished Nail Art Design

4. Black Mani with Golden Embellishment

You will get a graceful appearance when teaming your little black dress with this fabulous nail art design. Just apply an eye-catching and classic black polish on your nails, accentuating the ring finger with golden details. Draw tiny triangle forms one after another on all over your nail for a more detailed look.

Black Mani with Golden Embellishment

5. Purple Polish with Various Metallic Details

Get obsessed with this wearable and modern nail design and reveal your artistic side. The dark purple nail polish creates a fantastic contrast with metallic hues, embellishing the base. Paint cool leaves in various sizes with a silver color on the ring finger and splatter golden glitters on the middle one. Apply a golden stud on the index finger to look different and astounding.

Purple Polish with Various Metallic Details

6. Baroque Inspired Nail Art Design

Give a gorgeous vibe to your nails by emphasizing their beauty with a baroque inspired nail art design. Your nails will never look boring if you just accentuate your nails with tiny golden studs at the center.

Baroque Inspired Nail Art Design

7. Spider Embellished Nail Art Design

When getting ready for Halloween, you had better get your inspiration from this pretty nail art design, which will bring out the artist in you. Reach for orange and green polishes and get this amazing design with the help of a sponge. Then embellish them with spiders and nets to be ready to thrill your friends.

Spider Embellished Nail Art Design

8. Modern Nail Art Design with Rainbow Hues

Create an impression of wearing lace on your nails with this detailed nail art design, created with almost all shades of rainbow. This graduated design is your chance to bring out the artist in you. Be deft and mix various colors in one design and finish it with a top coat to provide liveliness.

Modern Nail Art Design with Rainbow Hues

9. Glittery Nail Art Design

Make your nails catch attention by reaching for a pink base. It’s a great idea to accentuate the ring finger with a contrasting shade like a black polish. Add more brightness and sparkling vibe to your nails by coating the base with colorful tiny glitters. Coat your nails with a top coat and enjoy your enviable look.

Glittery Nail Art Design

10. Beautiful Flowers on the Glittery Base

Generally flowers inspire liveliness and femininity, boosting the low mood as well. Have a look at these fantastic spring flowers, drawn with various bright polishes on the glittery base. Create them with pink, yellow, blue and orange polishes, outlining the flowers with a black polish. Choose tiny glitters resembling stars as well as tiny geographical forms to embellish the base.

Beautiful Flowers on the Glittery Base

11. Halloween Inspired Nail Art Design

To embrace a striking and a bit frightening look with your nails, you may be a little artistic and pull off this Halloween inspired nail art design. Instead of coating your nails with a glossy black polish, experiment with a matte version and decorate your nails with it. You may even go further and create ombre, teaming the black mani with a black color. For the ring finger, you may try a white polish and draw a skull with a black color for a more emphasized look.

Halloween Inspired Nail Art Design

12. Blue Mani with Pretty Roses

Roses are so beautiful if they embellish your gown. They look even more ethereal when decorating your nails. A light blue base creates a gorgeous combination with stunning roses. Bring out the artist in you and draw lovely roses both on your nail tips and along the lunulae.

Blue Mani with Pretty Roses

13. Cute Dotted Nail Art Design

Dots come to give a stylish vibe both to your outfits and nails. It’s a great idea to team the dotted nails with a matching gown for a party. Choose a red color as the base and emphasize it with black dots. Highlighting the black base with white dots is also a great version to go for. The ring finger may differ from the others by being coated with the glittery silver polish.

Cute Dotted Nail Art Design

14. Black Mani with Undertones of Pink

Get your inspiration from another wearable and modern nail art design, which is really worth copying for any event. Your nails will look bewitching if you only draw stripes in various forms, with the help of different tones of pink, creating an ombre effect. Make it more evident by opting for a black base and splattering a bit of glitter on the surface.

Black Mani with Undertones of Pink

15. Various Toned Glittery Nails

You won’t be able to deny the beauty effect of glittery lacquer on the nails. The impression will be even greater if you opt for different tones of glitters on each nail. It’s a great idea to reach for golden and silver glitters as well as a red one when embellishing your long nails.

Various Toned Glittery Nails

16. Grey Mani with Bow Embellishments

Take your inspiration from another wearable nail art design, making your nails look picture-perfect. Bows have always been cool details for embellishing nails and hairstyles. Follow this easy tutorial and recreate this celestial nail art design. Paint your nails in a lovely grey tone and then draw white stripes in a horizontal direction starting from the lunula. Stick a nice bow in the middle of the nail, fastened with silvery grey stripes.

Grey Mani with Bow Embellishments

17. White Mani with Black Swirls

No word can describe the lovely look of this modern nail art design. Wearing this awesome design, you will show how artistic you are. Opt for a white nail polish and then reach for a black lacquer to draw gorgeous swirls on the base and mix it a little with the contrasting shade, using a toothpick.

White Mani with Black Swirls

18. Christmas Inspired Nail Art Design

Christmas is not too far, so you had better get ready for it. To get this lovely Christmas nail design, you should create an ombre base with various undertones of blue and draw a deer, a snowman as well as different cartoon characters on your nails. A green base is also a recommended one to go for, while white snowfall provides a winter mood.

Christmas Inspired Nail Art Design

19. Blue and Glittery Nail Polishes

To add extra gloss and beauty to your long and square nails, you are recommended experimenting with a blue nail polish and embellishing the base of your nails with this exquisite shade. You are advised to add a glittery nail polish on the main coat. The combo of silvery glitter and celestial blue helps you achieve the desired elegant and feminine look.

Blue and Glittery Nail Polishes

20. Birds on the Ombre Base

Express sweetness and softness by experimenting with this fascinating ombre nail art design. The two-toned base looks even more eye-catching when rocked with lovely birds and branches of trees, drawn with the help of a black lacquer. Golden glitter will help you finish off the modern nail art design.

Birds on the Ombre Base

21. Cute Nail Art Design with Plaids

In case you desire to make your long nails stand out, you are advised to give a try to this lustrous nail art design, which requires less effort and time. Choose two nail polishes like nude and black polishes to create lovely plaids for a super shocking look. Match it with your outfit and embrace a stylish look.

Cute Nail Art Design with Plaids

22. Glossy Green Nail Polish

Have a look at this wearable nail art design for your long nails. Opt for this alluring green polish and enjoy its great impression on your friends. This trendy color will definitely make you reapply it again and again.

Glossy Green Nail Polish

23. Appealing Owls on Your Nails

Embrace your youthful side by drawing owls on your nails. Orange, black, and white polishes work well for drawing these figures. You may apply a white polish as the base coat and create the feathers with the orange and black shades.

Appealing Owls on Your Nails

24. Purple Nail Art with Crystal Embellishments

Give a try to one of the most wearable and modern nail art designs for this season. A beautiful purple lacquer may be your key to an elegant and graceful look. Crystal studs splattered on the purple base, starting from the lunula, provide extra glitter and modernity to the design.

Purple Nail Art with Crystal Embellishments

25. Stained Glass Nail Art Design

It’s believed that the secret of a gorgeous look is in the right choice of makeup, hairstyle, outfit and of course nail design. Drawing these stained glasses on two of your nails with the help of rainbow colors is a great idea, for sure. In case you don’t want to overdo with this design, you may reach for other vibrant shades, like green and red for your other fingernails.

Stained Glass Nail Art Design

26. Glittery Golden Nail Art Design

Here is another modern nail design, coming to embellish your short nails. The golden glitter provides an enchanting look even when applied alone without any other colors.

Glittery Golden Nail Art Design

27. Gorgeous Halloween Nails

To create an image of a nightmare for Halloween, you may rock this design. Choose black and white nail polishes to recreate this incredible Halloween design on your nails. It would be better to draw vertical stripes in white on the black base on some of your nails.

Gorgeous Halloween Nails

28. Deep Purple Flowers on the Light Violet Base

You have probably noticed that purple shades never get out of style. Give your nails a thrilling touch by coating them with a light purple nail polish and highlighting them with cool flowers in a darker violet polish.

Deep Purple Flowers on the Light Violet Base

29. Baroque Nails with the Ombre Base

Be artistic and make your stiletto nails even more standout by going for this three-toned ombre design with glittery polishes and embellishing the base with baroque details created with the black polish.

Baroque Nails with the Ombre Base

30. Graduated Nail Art Design with Sparkle

To provide your nails with a bewitching vibe, you may stick to this galaxy inspired nail art design. No one will be able to pass indifferently by your nails if you sport them. Light and dark tones of blue polish will help you recreate the graduated look, while a glittery top will finish off the galaxy effect.

Graduated Nail Art Design with Sparkle

31. Ombre Nails with Blue and Pink Flowers

Don’t be afraid of creating your gorgeous look with this super eccentric ombre nail art design. Your stiletto nails will get even more striking when highlighted with a stunning ombre art, achieved with blue and purple flowers. A black lacquer is used to outline the flowers and create a more defined vibe.

Ombre Nails with Blue and Pink Flowers

32. Snowfall on the Pink Base

Give a try to this marvelous nail design and feel self-confident with your look. To recreate this art, you should just coat your fingernails with a sweet pink shade and go for tiny spots in black and white colors. The lovely snowfall on various corners of your nails will give a winter touch and a dreamlike look to your nails.

Snowfall on the Pink Base

33. Feather Embellished Nail Art Design

Hurry up to copy this wearable nail design for your stiletto nails, if you want to make them stand out and complete your gorgeous ensemble. Reach for a light blue color used as the base. Then you are advised to be artistic to draw feathers in various tones on the light base. Glittery silver lacquers may be used to paint cool swirls on all over the nail.

Feather Embellished Nail Art Design

34. The White Mani with Golden Glitter Tips

To top off your princess look, you are offered to emphasize the white base of your nails with a glittery golden polish. You had better apply it only on the tips of your nails, creating a fantastic design, suitable for any party.

The White Mani with Golden Glitter Tips

35. The Fantastic Combo of Red and Golden Polishes

You are suggested experimenting with the hot combination of red and golden nail polishes. You will embrace a winning look, painting your long stiletto nails with a bright red polish. Tiny golden studs at the lunulae will be the best option to make your nails stand out, while glittery gold embellishments on two of the nails create a classy vibe.

The Fantastic Combo of Red and Golden Polishes

36. Glittery Green Nail Art Design

This design is ideal both for Christmas and for a date night. The one-coat mani provides a startling vibe to your nails if you team it with a glamorous gown. Your nails will get an adorable look with this wearable nail design.

Glittery Green Nail Art Design

37. The Contrasting Dark Purple and Pink Manis

Embrace a classic look with your cool nail art design, sported with dark purple colors and embellished with a glittery pink shade. Instead of splattering the glitter on all the nails, you are advised to decorate only the tips.

The Contrasting Dark Purple and Pink Manis

38. The White Snowfall on the Glittery Red Base

To look ravishing, you are offered to try a glittery red nail polish and coat it with massive snowfall in the white shade. This pretty winter nail art design will be your best accessory for Christmas.

The White Snowfall on the Glittery Red Base

 

39. Green Embellishment on the Black Base

Inspire your friends with your wearable and modern nail design for any event. The contrast of dark and bright tones is gorgeous if you only opt for the right hues. You will get obsessed with the green triangles drawn on the black base, making your nails look really captivating.

Green Embellishment on the Black Base

40. Dark Blue Mani with Glitter on the Tips

Glitter and deep blue color go perfectly well with each other, as they manage to create a gorgeous impact on everyone. This fabulous combination makes your stiletto nails look even more eye-catching and glossy.

Dark Blue Mani with Glitter on the Tips

41. Minion Nails with Bright Polishes

Here is a charming nail art idea for Halloween. It’s the best time to be funny with your nails. Not only do children adore the lovely minions, but also the adults will surely appreciate your efforts. Just reach for colorful polishes and recreate these cute figures on your nails. White, green, red and yellow shades will help you greatly.

Minion Nails with Bright Polishes

42. Lovely Trees on the Graduated Base

In case you are seeking for a dramatic nail art design for summer and want to feel its warmth, don’t hesitate to stick to this graduated nail art design in various bright tones and draw cool trees on them with the black color.

Lovely Trees on the Graduated Base

43. Awesome Roses on the Milky Base

Your flower-embellished gown will look celestial when teamed with this modern nail art design. Spice up the milky base with sweet roses, using various undertones of pink and drawing leaves with the help of a green polish.

Awesome Roses on the Milky Base

44. Ombre Nails with Zigzag Embellishments

To create a fairy tale look with your nails, reach for three polishes like white, yellow and red. The first two shades will help you create an ethereal ombre design, while the third one is applied in the middle of the nail in zigzag forms to catch extra attention.

Ombre Nails with Zigzag Embellishments

45. Black and White Manis with Spiders

Paint your long nails in a glossy black shade, then draw round circles over it with a white lacquer and accentuate two of your fingers by applying metallic spiders on them.

Black and White Manis with Spiders

46. Ravishing Ombre with Purple and Grey Manis

We hope you agree that the combination of purple and green shades looks marvelous if you desire to wear a bewitching ombre design. For a modern vibe apply the purple at the lunula and coat the rest of the nail with a grey polish.

Ravishing Ombre with Purple and Grey Manis

47. Graduated Nail Art Design with Golden Studs

Choose any of the dark nail polishes and match it with bright golden tips to recreate the adorable graduated design. For a modern touch, decorate the insanely charming art with two various-sized golden studs.

Graduated Nail Art Design with Golden Studs

48. Cherry Red Nail Polish

It’s a great idea to opt for the right shade if you want to coat your nails with a single polish without any decoration. A cherry red nail polish is the best option to give a try, as it will help you create a ravishing look.

Cherry Red Nail Polish

49. Matte Red Polish and Red Roses

Your nails will be absolutely eye-catching if you decide to reach for a matte red polish. Accentuate the ring finger with a white base and depict a vibrant red rose on it. Quite feminine and dramatic!

Matte Red Polish and Red Roses

50. Lovely Bugs on the White Base

When seeking for quirky and subtle nail art designs, colorful bugs come to aid you achieve your goal. Draw them in blue, red and yellow shades, playing on your nails, choosing a white color as the base. To add more sparkle, opt for bright orange polishes for two of your nails.

Lovely Bugs on the White Base