In case you hadn’t noticed from holiday parties past, metallic nails are the perfect way to celebrate everything from Christmas Eve to New Year’s Day. Whether you prefer overt glitter, colorful metallics or subtle hints of shimmer, we’ve rounded up 20 lacquers that will get you in the spirit. Sometimes, there’s no better polish than a shiny one.
Shine Bright This Season
Nail Polish in Gold Glitter No.451
There won't be a Christmas tree in sight that shines as bright as this gold polish.
Nail Couleur in Preciosa
Christian Louboutin Beauty
For the gal who wants to make a statement but prefers a rose-gold shimmer over a high-shine glitter.
Mini Paint Pot in Moondust
A little bit silver, a little bit purple, this iridescent shade will keep you shining until the new year.
Nail Polish in Across The Universe
Channel your inner mermaid with blue-green glitter.
Gel Couture Nail Polish in Closing Night
Pair barely there shimmer with your favorite winter whites.
Luxeffects Top Coat in Set In Stones
Give your nails the disco-ball treatment with this silver glitter.
Nail Polish in Bella Vita
Try a modern twist on a classic red.
Nail Polish in Soirée
Part black flakes, part white flakes, all party appropriate.
Can't decide between metallic shades of pink, orange or red? Why not wear them all at once?
La Laque Couture Night 54 Fall Collection Nail Lacquer in Studio Silver
Yves Saint Laurent
A party polish if we've ever seen one.
Metallic Nail Color in Zelda
Paint your nails with this liquid metal and wait for the compliments to roll in.
Nail Polish in Can’t Be Tamed
Go for gold this holiday season.
Vernis In Love Nail Polish – Illuminations 550
Pair your manicure with your favorite party drink: champagne.
Professional Nail Lacquer in Under The Stars
There's nothing more modern than a dark polish with hints of sparkle mixed in.
Snowglobe Nail Polish in New Globe Walk
A polish that will take you from now until the ball drops.
Nail Polish in Penny Talk
Copper has never looked so expensive.
Nail Polish in Milos
Spoil yourself with gold—without burning through your savings.
Who needs confetti raining from the ceiling when you have this glitter-bomb nail polish.
Nail Polish in Sugarette
Smith and Cult
You can wear pearls, or you can paint your nails with them. Or do what we do: both.
Dazzling Lights La Laque Couture Nail Polish in Red Lights
Yves Saint Laurent
Red glitter. Need we say more?