Take a look at 65 cute coffin nail designs that you’ll want to try right now.
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 65 cute coffin nail design ideas that you’ll want to try out right now.
1. Pink Print
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 Waves
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. Galaxy Glitter
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. Cloud Nine
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. Golden Amber
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. Bubble Ombre
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. Pink Sprinkle
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. Green 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.
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. Colour Bomb
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.
44. Cream Zebra
This design has so many different trends mixed into one, the tip design, the gradient shades, and the animal print; they all create an amazing manicure. It’s an easy design you can tailor to your preference, but this is a great design for both everyday styles and special occasions.
45. Swirling Red
This design is perfect for the summer; it’s bright, stands out, and has such a unique look. Taking two very popular designs and putting them together to create a swirl abstract tip design is such a cool way to make the trends your own.
46. Army Green
Deep tones of green are such an underrated colour when it comes to nail designs, but they have such a classy and elegant look. The added detail of the marble and gold glitter is a nice way to elevate the design and give it a trendy touch.
47. Butterfly Sparkle
This design is definitely one of my favourites; the clear glitter base mixed with the classic white tip gives it a statement look while still being a traditional nail design. The dot detailing paired with the flower and pearl accent nail gives the design a dainty feel.
48. Futuristic Black
Black nail designs have such a distinct look, they stand out so much, and the design on these nails has such a statement look. The contrast between the nude base and the black detailing makes the manicure stand out, and the silver chrome is a nice way of making the design more unique.
49. Swirl Gradient
Tip designs are very popular, especially for the summer season, and this design is great for that. The different shades of pink mixed with the swirl design is fun, creative, and a nice way to make your nails look different. The gems on the accent nail are a simple way of elevating a design and giving them another feature.
50. Rainbow Wings
Pink bases like this one have such a classy look as they give the illusion of a bare nail, so it looks very clean. The butterfly nail art is simple yet so detailed; the intricate design paired with the white accents gives the manicure a special look.
51. Pink Crystal
Marble nail designs have been popular for many years; it’s a great classic. The pink marble with the contrasting white lines is a lovely look, there’s not much to it, but it still looks so detailed. The gem detailing is a nice touch, too, which makes the whole manicure look more luxurious.
52. Coloured Outline
Nude nails are such a classic look; they’re clean and classy, perfect for many occasions. The different colour tip detail is an easy way of adding some excitement to the design and making it stand out more without taking the simplicity of it away.
53. Tropical Snake
This design is bright and bold; the contrasting colours are such a nice detail, especially for a summer set of nails. The snake print type of design is very trendy, and these different colours are a nice way of making it a unique version of this design. This set is perfect for festivals and beach holidays.
54. Abstract Slime
This design has a fun, futuristic look; the multi-colour ombre is cool and a unique take on a classic ombre detail. This design has so many colours, but blending them together creates such a lovely, bright look. The white abstract lines add depth to the manicure and give it a unique touch.
55. White Pansy
White nail designs have a classy, clean look; they are great if you’re looking for a design for a special occasion. The white tip mixed with the accent flower design is a nice way of jazzing up a classic design. The flower nail art gives it such a feminine, girly look, and the small pearl detailing has a dainty, elegant feel.
56. Rainbow Drops
Ombre is a design that everyone loves, no matter what colour or how it’s done; it looks cool and trendy, and it’s perfect for so many occasions. The clear dots are a newer nail trend that has been hugely popular for nail designs, and not only does it add texture to the manicure, but it just has a cool feel. The different colours on each nail make this design even more interesting and eye-catching.
Monochrome nail designs are such an easy way of creating a statement set. The detail in this design is cool and fun, and the mixture of designs is a great way of making it unique. There is so much going on in this design; keeping it monochromatic allows the details to stand out while still keeping it classy.
58. Tangerine Tips
This design is the ideal summer set; the bright orange against the nude base creates a bold look in a clean, chic way. This shade of orange is flattering to all skin tones, and with a summer tan, it’ll compliment your skin so well. The coffin shape is a fresh, sophisticated cut; it really works well with the type of design.
59. Cow Patch
Animal prints are always fun to incorporate into a nail design, and cow prints are the latest animal print to create looks with. This nail design takes two different designs and puts them together to create a cool, edgy look; the tip design and the abstract style are both great details to have in a set.
60. Sea Sparkle
This baby blue colour is beautiful in nail designs; it has such a soft and elegant look, which is perfect for a nail set. The cluster glitter gives it a crystal-type effect which is a lovely touch to the design, and the subtle differences in each nail are a nice way to make it more eye-catching.
61. Black Butterfly
This butterfly design is a cute, pretty detailed outline, and the rhinestones give it a delicate look. The black polish with a contrasting nude base is bold, eye-catching, and a great way for the nail art to stand out. This is a great design to try out if you’re looking for a detailed design that still has a simple look to it.
62. Ocean Blue
Blue is such a lovely colour for nail designs; it compliments many skin tones and is a nice way of brightening your design. Contrasting shades are a common design, and it’s a simple way of making your set more interesting; the tip detail with the outline and the different full-coloured nails are simple yet effective.
63. Hawaiian Print
This design is perfect for your beach holidays; it’s bright, cute, and definitely on theme with the flower nail art. The pink tip is cute and girly, and the contrast of the white flower nail art makes it pop and creates a statement look. This is definitely one to add to the list of designs to try next.
64. Candy Floss
Chrome nails have recently become very popular, and we can see why. The chrome design completely elevates a nail design; it takes a simple polish and adds an iridescent shine to it, making it stand out more and giving the set a cool vibe. This is the perfect detail if you’re not a fan of nail design but want something different.
Green is not commonly used for nail designs, but it has such an elegant look. The ombre tip design has a soft, feminine feel, which is a great look for a nail design. The butterfly nail art across the two middle nails is a unique design that gives the set a statement feature; the bright white against the nude base is just a simple detail that makes it stand out even more.
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