Amazing Nail Art Designs 2021

Get fancy fingers with these trendy nail designs. Next time you’re due for a manicure, and you’re looking for some inspiration, check out our favorite nail art looks. There’s everything from subtle ombre and modern takes on the French manicure, through to bold, artsy designs and shiny metallic accents. Plus, many of them are easy to create at home.

Since you’re reading Who What Wear, it’s probably safe to assume that you enjoy keeping up with the latest and greatest in fashion and beauty. Even if that’s not the case, odds are you like to experiment with your personal style every now and then, and what better way to dip your toes—erm, fingers—into a new trend than with your manicure? Taking a new nail color, design, or technique for a test drive doesn’t have to be a major commitment, which is why we’re excited about experimenting with a bunch of exciting new nail trends in 2021

Of course, as Who What Wear editors, we don’t just follow the trends—we discover them. Thanks to four of our favorite nail industry experts, we’re pretty sure these nail trends are going to be making waves in the next year (and new decade) to come. So whether you’re a classic French manicure devotee looking for a subtle way to change it up, enjoy experimenting every time you visit the nail salon, or prefer to go the DIY route at home, our experts have predicted 20 nail trends that should definitely be on your radar. 

Keep scrolling for incredible nail art inspiration, subtle new shades, sleek designs, and even a few technical innovations to keep an eye out for according to the professionals behind buzzworthy brands Olive & June, Mazz Hanna Beauty, Jin Soon, and Varnish Lane. These women definitely know what’s up when it comes to the latest and greatest in nail care—just don’t forget the topcoat!