It can be hard to choose what shape to go for when you get your nails done, but coffin-shaped nails are the ultimate go-to nail shape.
Coffin shaped nails are a cross between a square nail and stiletto nail shape. The blunt straight edge relates it to the square shape, and the long slight diagonal side gives it the same effect as a stiletto nail.
No matter what, a coffin nail is a great shape for a statement, a stylish manicure that still looks classy and sensible. To give you a little bit more inspiration, in this post, you’ll find 44 cute coffin nail design ideas that you’ll want to try out right now.
1. Pink Animal
A pink nail design can never fail, and this design is an excellent way of making a statement. The pink and black contrast makes it so eye-catching as the black look harsh against the pink. The mix of matte and glossy nails is unique and a great way of standing out even more.
2. Blue Marble
This blue marble design, mixed with the gold foil detailing, looks very luxurious and elegant. The small features of nude nail polish is a lovely way of blending all the different elements.
3. Black Galaxy
This multicolour design is cool, edgy, and a great design to catch people’s attention. The different colours coming through adds a creative feature to it, but then the black tones the whole design down and makes it more classy.
4. Asymmetric Prints
As we know, nude manicures are an absolute staple, but sometimes it can do with an extra touch. This design is chic and stylish; the colours blend well together.
There’s enough of a difference to make the detail stand out, but then it’s not too loud. The gold trimming makes the transition between the two design smoother and gives the overall manicure a nicer finish.
5. Sky Blue Butterfly
The blue butterfly nails are a great pop of colour against the nude nails. The glitter details make the manicure look more glamorous, and the small detail of the clear marble design keeps the nails on-trend.
6. Midnight Sky
Matte nails are very chic and classy; the dark navy colour is very elegant. The contrast of the navy and the pink nude makes the nails stand out more. The small detail of the glitter tip on the accent nail makes the manicure look more stylish.
7. Amber Gold
The tie-dye effect has been very popular, and this is a great way to incorporate it into a nail design. The nude nails allow the colours to stand out, and the gold detail really pops against the colour tie-dye.
8. Multi Art
Ombre designs are classic nail design that always looks sleek and stylish. The different colours make the design unique and make the manicure stand out. The white line designs are a great touch to make the design look more detailed.
9. Nude Bandana
The intricate white design against the nude nail polish is very eye-catching. The different design on each nail makes the manicure more unique and personal to yourself. This is such a classy nail design, perfect for everyday designs and special occasions too.
10. Cream Sweater
The sweater effect design is a great design for fall and winter; it adds so much texture to the manicure. The nude, white and black together is simple yet classy. This is a perfect design if you are looking for something detailed but still quite understated.
11. Rainbow Tips
This nail design is eye-catching, it’s bold, and a great way of adding colour to your manicure. The blend between the colours makes it look so seamless and creates a great transition between each nail. The gold detail adds extra detail to the manicure that just completes the whole design.
12. Butterfly Rose
The design is very girly, very glamorous; the clear nails with the glitter and butterflies are a super popular trend. Each nail is entirely different, but the balance between the details and colours work really well together, and they all complement one another.
13. Lime Daisy
This design is so simple, but it is very eye-catching. The bright green against the nude daisy design accent nails stands out so much and allows the flower detail to catch people’s attention.
14. Golden Star
Nude nails are a classic manicure, but this design is an excellent way of adding your own touch to the design. The glitter and gold stars are fun and a nice idea to make them more special. This is a perfect design for festive seasons, especially if you like to keep your manicure relatively neutral.
15. Cosmic Black
As we said earlier, matte nails are very classy and are so popular right now. This design is creative; it’s fun and a perfect design for you to give a go. The contrast between the black, white, and nude is bold and stands out well. The different design on each nail is a great way to add a bit of uniqueness to the manicure.
16. Burgundy Serpent
Burgundy nails are a beautiful nail design, and mixed with a pink shade is a nice blend. The two colours together are great for all year round as the two colours create a great balance. The small gold detail on an accent nail makes the manicure look more luxurious and chic.
17. Red Jewels
This design is so unique and a perfect design if you want your nails to make a statement. The red against the light nude pops and is very eye-catching. The jewel detail is very glamorous and such a nice touch to the manicure. This is perfect for special occasions, especially during the festive seasons.
18. Charcoal Shimmer
This design is very chic and classy, the charcoal black and grey colours are a great contrast. The black glitter tip is a nice way of making them more dressy. Having the creature of a bare nail is the perfect way of adding a balance to the manicure; black can be harsh sometimes, so it helps brighten the design more.
19. Coffee Cup
Having different colours on each nail is such a great trend this season and is perfect if you can’t decide what colour to get; the different shades of brown looks very rich and chic. This design is perfect all year round and can be perfect for both everyday and special occasions.
20. Love Hearts
This design is fun, creative, and such a playful design. A nude nail with different pops of colour is a great way of making your nails stand out; even though the design is simple and doesn’t have too much going on, it’s a great statement set.
21. Gold Lavender
This bright purple is a bold, confident colour and is a great colour to go for if you are looking to have a statement manicure. The small gold details pair really nicely with the purple.
22. Animal Tips
Tip designs are something that everyone is opting for, and it’s a perfect design. This animal print against a nude nail adds so much detail and texture. It’s not too over the top as the bare nail balances it out.
23. Red Lava
This red and yellow marble design is such a statement design, and we are all loving it. The mix of the two colours work well together and almost blend in together as you can see with orange bits. This manicure, for sure, will have everyone talking.
24. White Snowflakes
Animal prints are an on-trend design, and this is a great way to wear them. Tip designs are great; the white and black cow print against the nude nail really stands, but it’s the small details that make this design. The white dot detailing and the snowflakes are such a unique touch and a great way of tailoring it to what you want.
25. Half & Half
This half and half design is quirky and not a design we see too much. The two popular designs of a classic white tip and rose quartz mixed into one nail design are such a creative idea. The white glitter line is a nice finishing touch to the design; this is the perfect design for those who want to be different but still have a classic design.
26. Embossed Designers
The shade gradient is very popular, and this is a chic, sophisticated manicure to go for. The abstract design adds texture to the nails and creates a statement effect to the design.
27. Glitz & Glam
This design is all about the glitz and the glam. The glitter ombre is on-trend, and the white snake print accent nail is a great contrast design. There is so much detail in this design; it is a perfect design for special occasions.
28. Multi Manicure
A matte blue nail is so chic and suits so many skin tones; pairing it with a white and gold accent nail makes the whole design pop. The little white details on the blue stand out and ties each of the designs together.
29. Spring Flowers
Pink nails never fail to make a lovely nail design, and the details on this manicure take it to a whole new level. The pastel yellow creates a nice, soft contrast and allows the whole design to stand out more. The 3D flowers add so much texture and personality to the design.
30. Snow White
White nails are always classy and polished, but this manicure looks very special. The white glitter and white ombre make the nails look more glamorous and perfect for special occasions. The milky white is more subtle than a pure white, making the whole manicure look more elegant.
31. Caramel Gold
This design is chic; the colours used make it look very luxurious. Brown and gold blend really well together, and having a nude base allows the colours to pop and make it more eye-catching. The details on the butterfly design are so intricate; it makes the whole design look more delicate.
32. Tortoise Shell
Again, another half and half design; the mix of a french manicure and an animal print takes to completely different trends and blends them together. The contrast of the brown and white is very eye-catching; this is a great design if you like having a statement manicure.
33. Lilac Glitter
This is the ultimate summer nail design, not too much detail, but the bright colour speaks for itself. Lilac is a popular nail colour and having a glitter accent nail adds a bit of glam to the design. It’s simple, but it is so eye-catching.
34. Shades of Grey
The gradient of the different grey tones is subtle yet effective, it might seem like a simple, plain design, but it is very chic. The matte polish, too, is sleek and a great design for everyday attire.
35. Jade Green
Deep green is very classy and sophisticated; the modern take on a french tip is such a great detail that transforms the design. Having the glitter accent nail makes it more suitable for special occasions as it adds a bit of excitement to the manicure.
36. Ice Coffee
This is a very classy and chic nail design, the marble design is so popular, and this is a great way of adding it to your design. The blend between the nude nail and the marble detail is very smooth, making the manicure look very elegant.
37. Ice Blue
This ice blue is very eye-catching; the mild ombre effect is very gentle but works so well. The silver trimming and white line adds so much detail to the manicure, it’s very simple, but it all works really well together and creates a lovely nail design.
This cluster glitter ombre design is a fun, bold, and overall exciting design. This is a great design for parties or the festive season. The nude base allows all the colours in the glitter to pop and really stand out.
39. Candy Cane
This twist on a french manicure is perfect for Christmas but can also be tailored to suit you and the occasion. It’s a unique, fun design that is great for special, festive occasions.
40. Dipped in Chocolate
The barely-there nail effect is sleek, and with the asymmetrical tips, it’s a very sleek design. The gold foil makes the manicure look rich, and the different colours used adds personality to the design.
41. Abstract Nude
Abstract faces are such a popular design at the moment, and this is such a great design. The white face against the nude nail stands out well, and the colours of the marble effect match well. This design would definitely be catching people’s attention.
42. Black Leaf
This design is sophisticated and perfect for special occasions. Black and nude nails are chic and classy, and the two against each other is a great contrast. The glitter adds some glam to the design and such a nice touch to add to the manicure.
43. Multi Marble
This is a bright, fun design; if you like lots of colours and like having designs that stand out, this is a great design for you. The ombre style of the nail design is trendy, and the marbled colours are very creative.