17 Glamorous Black Nail Designs For All Occasions

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There’s nothing like getting your nails done with a black nail design that is glamorous and perfect for all occasions. I’m sharing nail design ideas that are great for everyday wear, Halloween, fall, weddings, and more.

What I love about the color black is that it’s always in style, so it’s perfect for every season. Not only that, but you can rock any of these looks with just about any outfit because black never clashes with anything.

We’ve already given you some black and gold nail art ideas, and now we’re giving you more designs to get excited about. Check out our favorite black themed designs below.

1. Short Nails

If you’re interested in designs that look great with short nails, look no further than this simple and elegant nail design.

short nails
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2. Glossy Black Nails

If you’ve never tried a super glossy look, give these gorgeous black nails a try. I just love the accent nail designs too.

glossy black nails
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3. Long Black Nails with Gold

The addition of the gold flakes and purple shimmers add such a nice touch to these long black nails.

long black nails with gold
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4. Black and White Nails

A black and white design is perfect for adding a little creativity to your look. I love the modern touch of dotting individual nails with black or white dots.

black and white dotted nails

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5. Modern Black and White Nails

Consider going for a modern look with these black and white nails. They include fun triangular shapes.

modern black and white nails
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6. Black French Tips

These black French tip nails are gorgeous. The put a cute and elegant twist on the classic white French tip design. I love the addition of the black rhinestones on the cuff too.

black French tips
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7. Fun Halloween Nails

This is the perfect nail design for Halloween. The classic black and orange color combo is perfect for the spooky holiday, and the addition of the color pink gives them a fun and playful look.

black Halloween nails
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8. Leopard Print French Tips

These leopard print French tips are absolutely gorgeous. You just have to try out this clever nail design.

leopard print French tips
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9. Skeleton Nails

This skeleton-themed nail art design is cool because they aren’t something you see everyday. Rock them with an all black outfit to complete the look.

skeleton nails
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10. Black Nails with Flames

Here’s a great nail design that you can do yourself. It simply involves painting most of your nails black, and painting a flame on your ring finger.

black nails with flames
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11. Simple Black Nails

Sometimes there’s nothing like keeping it simple. These simple black nails are gorgeous. Use matte or glossy nail polish for your nails.

simple black nails
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12. Black Nails with Gold Striping Tape

If you’re looking for a simple look, try these glossy black nails with gold striping tape. I’m in love with how the tape gives the nails an elegant look.

black nails with gold striping tape
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13. Blacks Moon and Stars

This galaxy inspired nail art design is gorgeous. For an even more magical look, try applying a coat of black nail polish to your nails and painting on white moon and star designs.

black stars on white nails
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14. Pumpkin Design

Once the fall season comes around, you’ll be so excited to wear this set of nails that includes a cute little pumpkin design.

nails with pumpkin design
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15. Chains on Cuffs

Jazz up your nails by adding fun chain embellishments to your nail cuffs. You could also add silver or white rhinestones.

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16. Cute Mummy Shorties

Having short nails doesn’t mean you can have a cute and fun nail design. Theses hand painted mummy nails are absolutely gorgeous. You can watch the process of these nails being done by checking out Michelle Soto on Instagram.

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17. Black Stiletto Nails

If you love stiletto nails, here’s a cool design that definitely stands out. These nails feature a black and white ombre look that you’re going to love.

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If you’re looking for stunning black nail art ideas, these designs are perfect for everyone, regardless of your nail shape or length. Some people avoid black nails because they find them to be boring. I’m here to tell you that black nail designs don’t have to be boring! The possibilities are endless when it comes to this color.

If you’re feeling inspired by any of these black nail design ideas then go ahead and give one of them a try. Don’t forget, you can add your own twist to any of these looks and make them your own.

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