41 Glamorous NYE Nail Ideas You Need to See

The party season is the perfect time to pull out all the stops on your nails. NYE calls for bold, glitzy and glamorous designs. There are so many amazing nail art ideas to choose from, so it can be difficult finding the best ones. To help you with that, we have found 41 NYE nail ideas you need to try. Go into the new year in style with any of these nails designs!

1. Glam Gold Shimmer Nails

First up we have a beautiful gold nail design. The nails are in a long almond shape and have been painted in a shimmering gold. Nails like these can be done at home or at the nail salon. At home, you will need a gold polish and you could use your natural nails. Either way, this is a glam look that will suit any outfit and NYE event.

Glam Gold Shimmer Nails

Source: @madam_glam

2. Pretty NYE Nails

Next, we have a gorgeous neutral manicure idea. There are four different colors and designs used. The thumb and little finger use Wet ‘N’ Wild Beauty French White Cream, the index nail uses Sally Hansen Bare It All, the middle nail uses Sally Hansen Golden-I and the ring finger uses Forever 21 Silver. The white and nude nails have been mattified. You could recreate this or just one of the styles used.

Pretty NYE Nails

Source: @swimminglotusnails

3. Burgundy and Glitter NYE Nails

Burgundy is a must-have color for the winter. So, it would be a great color choice for your NYE nails. These nails feature a matte burgundy with two burgundy glitter nails. With a design like this, your nails will be trendy and party ready.

Matte Burgundy and Glitter Nails

Source: @nail_sunny

4. NYE Theme Nails

If you want fun, novelty and stylish nails, then this next idea is for you. The nails all have a design in a NYE theme. One nail has a champagne glass, one has fireworks and the rest have gold glitter. You could recreate these in any colors and use just one design or all of them. These would look super cute for any new year event.

NYE Theme Nails

Source: @thedotcouture

5. Gold, Pink and White

Next, we have a nail idea that is stunning and glamorous. The nails use gold polish, a pretty pink polish and white polish. There are also glitter accents too. You could recreate these different designs or just choose one. Either way, you will have one stylish manicure.

6. Chrome and Glitter

Our next nail idea is perfect for the ladies who like vibrant nails. These nails feature a purple/blue chrome and one nail is silver glitter. This chrome look is a very on trend so would make perfect NYE nails. A design like this will suit all nail lengths.

7. Glitter French Manicure

Give your French manicure a party twist by adding glitter. This manicure features a nude base color with silver glitter tips. We love this glitzy design, it is perfect for the party season. You could recreate your mani in these colors or maybe in a gold glitter instead.

Glitter French Manicure

Source: @nailsby.ashleigh

8. Pink and Gem Nail Design

Add some sparkle to your nails with embellishments like these. Lots of products where used to create all the different design but the bling thumb nail uses iridescent studs in different sizes. Rhinestones like these can be bought online. You could recreate a design like this or experiment and create your own. Nails with rhinestones will look amazing for any NYE party.

9. Black and Glitter Short Nails

Next, we have a black and glitter nail idea. The nails are painted black with about half the nail covered in glitter. This is a design that could be created at home or in a nail salon. Something like this is great for the ladies who want a nice manicure that is quite simple to create. It would suit all nail lengths and you could try different colors.

Dark Nails with Silver Glitter

Source: @just1nail

10. French Ombre Nail Design

NYE is a special occasion so why not add some gems to your nails? This next nail design has a subtle ombre color with a small gem on the end of each nail. You could recreate this ombre look or just have one block color and gems. This is a glitzy idea perfect for a party.

11. Pretty Pink Glitter Nails

If you prefer subtler nails, then this nail design is for you. The nails are in a long oval shape and have a soft pink nail color with subtle silver glitter over the top. Nails like these would suit any lady and any nail length. Not only that, but you could wear these nails after NYE too.

Pretty Pink Glitter Nails

Source: @non_non4888

12. Trendy Metallic Nails

Metallic nails are perfect for any party, especially an NYE party. The nails will catch the light and will add some trendy glitz to your look. You can get metallic nails in any color you like. Gold would be very glam also. A design like this will suit any nail length and shape.

Trendy Silver Metallic Nails

Source: @madam_glam

13. Simple Black Glitter Nails

Want a chic and sparkly look? Then these nails are for you. The design is simple – it is a black nail polish with silver glitter on the top. To create a similar look at home, just paint your nails in black and then put a glitter coat over the top. Nails like these are super stylish and will suit everyone.

Simple Black Glitter Nails

Source: @madam_glam

14. Silver Glitter Nails

If you liked the glitter French manicure from earlier in the post, then you may like this idea too. It is a similar idea, but the nails are a different shape and a different color. The nails are lighter, and the glitter is more delicate. This is perfect for someone who wants pretty and sparkly nails for NYE.

15. Gold Glitter Nails

Prefer nails that are bolder? Then these nails are for you! These nails are completely covered in gold and will shine bright. You could recreate these or in any other color, but gold is super glam. Glitter like this will look great on any nail length.

16. Stylish Black Nail Idea

Our next nail idea features glitter nails and nails with a funky design. All the nails are painted black with two shimmering nails and one of the nails has a chevron style design. We love this nail because the design is clear which breaks up the black and gives it a chic look. You could recreate this whole look or just go for one. We recommend the chevron style!

17. Chrome Nails

We featured a nail design earlier in the post that had a purple/blue chrome effect. This next nail idea is a different take on the mermaid chrome. These nails are in stiletto shape with a “mermaid” chrome. The chrome effect has streaks of green, blue, pink and purple. We love these nails they will wow at any event.

18. Chic Black and Gold Glitter Design

Next, we have a stunning black and gold nail design to show you. The nails are painted matte black and have a gold glitter triangle shape on them. We love this color combo and think the unique shape gives them a super stylish look. You could recreate these in any color, black and silver would be gorgeous too.

19. Pink and Glitter Nail Design

Pink nails always look super cute. This nail idea features a light pink with two silver glitter accent nails. This is a pretty and elegant design. You could go for a similar manicure with just the pink color or add some glitter as it is NYE. Either way, pink will always be a hit. You could have any nail length and shape with this simple design too.

Pink and Glitter Nail Design

Source: @keti_dance_nails

20.  Grey and Glitter Nails

Grey is a color that looks trendy all year round. It also suits any occasion from work to a night out. This grey manicure has had an NYE makeover as subtle silver glitter has been added. A manicure like this is great for anyone who wants to look special without going too over the top. You could add different color glitter but silver and grey compliment each other well.

21. Glitter and Pink Nail Idea

Next on our list is this pink manicure with glitter accent nails. This manicure will look stylish on the big night and after too. The soft pink and glitter work beautifully together. You could have this design on any nail shape and on any nail length.

22. Champagne Nails for NYE

This next nail idea is so cute and glam! Each nail is painted in a light shade and each one has a different design. Some are sparkly, one nail has champagne glasses and other nail has a bubbly pattern. A mani like this is a fun way to celebrate NYE. Recreate the whole look or just one or two of the designs.

23. Glam Matte Black and Gold Nails

If you are looking for an elegant, trendy and glamorous mani for NYE, then you need to check this out. Most of the nails are matte black and there is one black and gold nail with a marble style design. Some nails are also decorated with rhinestones too. We love the matte black, it is so stylish and it’s perfect for parties.

24. Gold Glitter and Rhinestone Design

NYE is an occasion where you want to wow and this mani is the way to do it! For this look, some nails are gold and sparkly, one nail has nude and glitter ombre and the other nail is nude with beautiful rhinestones. You can recreate this look with glitter polish and rhinestones which can be bought online.

Glitter and Rhinestone Nail Design

Source: @onyxfiles

25. Sparkly NYE Nails

Next, we have a beautiful mani that is perfect for parties and NYE nights out. These nails are long and some are painted in a light and pretty shade and some are sparkly. The soft color is stunning and the glitter really glams up the nails. You can recreate this look on any nail length and shape. These nails would look amazing with a sparkly dress!

26. NYE Design for Short Nails

If you do have shorter nails, then you need to see this next idea. Here we have glam short nails. Two of the visible nails are simply painted, the next is nude with a rhinestone design and the last nail is covered in glitter. It is a colorful, bright and fun look. As you can see, it looks gorgeous with the shorter nail length, but you can always recreate the design on long nails, too.

27. Beautiful Matte Nails with Gold Glitter

The next nail idea features another matte design. Some nails are glossy black with gold glitter and the rest are matte. One matte nail is different and features ombre art with a gold stripe. You can recreate this look or just one or two designs. The gold stripe can be created with nail tape and you can view tutorials for ombre design online.

28. Glossy Grey Nails with Rhinestones

Give your nails a chic makeover for NYE with a design like this one. For this look, the nails are painted in a glossy grey color and one nail is also decorated with sparkling rhinestones. It is a beautiful, elegant and glam design which is perfect for the occasion. You can recreate this look yourself with a grey polish, rhinestones and nail glue. Just paint your nails and glue on the rhinestones. A top coat should also be used to finish off the look.

29. Matte Black and Glitter Coffin Nails

We love this next nail idea. For this look, some nails are matte black and two nails are covered in glitter. The matte black and glitter is such a glam combination. Nails like these are perfect for a party. You can create a similar look with matte black and glitter polish. A glossy polish with a matte top coat can also be used. A design like this will suit all nail lengths and shapes.

Matte Black and Glitter Coffin Nails

Source: @hennasnailss

30. French Ombre and Gold Nail Design

If the dark colors are not for you, then you need to see this next idea. Here we have a French ombre manicure with gold accent nails. French ombre is so easy to wear and it is chic too. The gold just glams up the mani. This is very easy to wear and it will suit any NYE event from parties to an evening dinner.

31. Glitzy Marble Nail Art for NYE

Next, we have a glitzy and trendy nail idea to show you. Each nail is different and includes glitter, ombre and marble art. We love this design because it combines some of the must-have nail trends. If you are recreating the look yourself, you can find online tutorials for ombre and marble art. You can also use only a few of the designs instead of them all. However, if you choose to wear the mani, it will look super stylish.

32. Simple Grey and Glitter Nails

Earlier we featured a beautiful grey design. If you loved that idea, then you need to see this one too. For this look, some nails are glossy grey and some are covered in silver glitter. The grey and glitter is such a glitzy and glam combination. It is a stunning look and you can recreate this or have all grey nails with one sparkly accent nail for a subtler mani.

Simple Grey and Glitter Nails

Source: @nailsbysab

33. Glam Gold Nail Art Design

An occasion like NYE is the perfect time to add glitz and glamour to your nails. This next design is perfect. One nail is gold chrome, one is sparkly and the rest of the nails are nude with rhinestones. It is stunning look that is great for the ladies who like bling. A silver version of this mani would look awesome too.

34. Black Nails with Silver Glitter

The next nail idea features another glam black design. For this look, one nail is matte black and the rest are black with silver glitter. It is a beautiful mani and black and silver look perfect together. We love this design because it is great for the party season. These nails would look amazing with gold glitter too. Maybe you could use both colors for a mixed metal look.

35. Short Matte Black Nails with Glitter

If you love ombre and glitter, then you need to see this next idea. Some nails are simply matte black, some nails have glitter ombre and one nail on each hand has a black ombre design with a glitter stripe. It is a stunning look and it is trendy too. Nails like these are perfect for a party. Recreate the whole look or just one or two of the designs.

36. Matte Grey and Silver Glitter Nails

Next, we have another grey look to show you. Two nails are grey with rhinestones and the rest are silver and sparkly. The grey and silver glitter is such a chic and elegant combination. A nail design like this will suit NYE but it can be worn throughout the winter and beyond because of that stylish grey nail color. For a subtler look, you could recreate the mani without the glitter. All grey nails with rhinestones would look beautiful.

37. Black and Gold Winter Nails

This next nail idea is perfect for the winter and NYE. One nail is black with a snowflake design, one nail is glossy and metallic and the rest are sparkly. It is a glam design that celebrates the special occasion and the season too. You can hand-paint snowflakes or you can use a stencil for a neater finish. Stencils can be bought online.

38. Black and Gold NYE Nails

We love this next nail design because it is so chic, glam and stylish. Two of the nails are matte black, one is sparkly and is one gold. This color combination is stunning. The gold and glitter add glitz while the black looks so elegant. You can recreate this and paint the thumb nail in any of the colors, black would look gorgeous.

Black and Gold NYE Nails

Source: @amelasnailz

39. Sparkly NYE Nails with a Clock

If you love celebrating the midnight hour on NYE, then this nail idea is for you. For this look, some nails are black and sparkly, one is gold and glittery and the last nail is white with a clock design. The clock nail is one of our favorites because it is perfect for NYE and bringing in the new year. You can recreate the clock with any nail design and you can hand-paint it with a thin brush.

40. Stylish Black Nails with Silver Nail Art and Glitter

Give your nails a stylish makeover for NYE with this next design. One nail is grey, the next is sparkly and the rest are glossy black. Two of the black nails also have a silver stripe design. The silver and black is such a trendy combo. You can create the black nail art with black nail polish and silver nail tape.

Stylish Black Nails with Silver Nail Art and Glitter

Source: @leke_ufa

41. Champagne Accent Nail

Next, we have another champagne nail idea. Most of the nails are matte black, one is gold and sparkly and the last nail has a champagne flute design. It is the perfect way to celebrate NYE as most us of like to enjoy the stroke of midnight with champagne. You can hand-paint the flute and there are tutorials online. You could even add the clock design that we shared earlier to this mani.

Matte Black and Glitter with a Champagne Flute

Source: @melcisme

We hope you have found your perfect NYE manicure.

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