If it were up to us, every day of the year would be a party. Luckily, the flood of cheery get-togethers and celebratory dinners help the holiday season come pretty darn close to a 24/7 soiree. Guarantee your nail game is fete-ready at all times by decking out your digits in winter-wonderland-themed designs and shimmery nail polish shades. To get the creative juices flowing, we turned to Instagram for helpful holiday nail design inspiration.
Dress Up Your Digits
The beauty of this black-and-white reverse-moon mani is in its simplicity. We can't think of a better way to spruce up an otherwise au natural look.
Top Lacquer Matte Nail Color
Le Laque Couture Nail Polish in Noir Primitif
Yves Saint Laurent
Alexa Chung's night-sky themed design has us seeing stars (in the best way possible).
Artist Nail Charms
Nail Polish In Nightfall
Nail Lacquer in Honeyfox
A classic crimson mani is the epitome of a Christmas chic.
Shocking Nail Lacquer
Marc Jacobs Beauty
Feeling adventurous? Swap your trusty red polish for an in-your-face magenta shade.
Nail Polish in Pseudo Silk Kimono
Take a page out of Mother Nature's book of beauty and go for a crisp, snow-white polish. Bonus points for a barely-there swipe of glitter or a tonal design.
Take color blocking to a whole new level of lovely by combining two shades from the same color family.
Nail Lacquer in I’m With the Band
Nail Polish in Jungle Red
Mixed metals are a no-brainer when it comes to making your nails stand out in the crowd.
Nail Polish In Need For Speed
Stripe ‘Em Striping Tape
It's So Easy
Nail Polish in Gilt
Nail Polish in Azurite
This moody blue is reminiscent of brisk winter nights and the subtle shimmer gives it a festive sheen.
Lend a demure pink mani some much-needed holiday luster by way of a single swipe of iridescent glitter.
Nail Polish in Whitechapel Snowflake
Nails Inc. London
Nail Colour In La Favorita
Christian Louboutin Beaute