The Nail Polish Trend You Need To Try For Party Season

by Stephanie Montes

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

There won't be a Christmas tree in sight that shines as bright as this gold polish.

For the gal who wants to make a statement but prefers a rose-gold shimmer over a high-shine glitter.

A little bit silver, a little bit purple, this iridescent shade will keep you shining until the new year.

Channel your inner mermaid with blue-green glitter.

Pair barely there shimmer with your favorite winter whites.

Give your nails the disco-ball treatment with this silver glitter.

Try a modern twist on a classic red.

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?

A party polish if we've ever seen one.

Paint your nails with this liquid metal and wait for the compliments to roll in.

Go for gold this holiday season.

Pair your manicure with your favorite party drink: champagne.

There's nothing more modern than a dark polish with hints of sparkle mixed in.

A polish that will take you from now until the ball drops.

Copper has never looked so expensive.

Spoil yourself with gold—without burning through your savings.

Who needs confetti raining from the ceiling when you have this glitter-bomb nail polish.

You can wear pearls, or you can paint your nails with them. Or do what we do: both.

Red glitter. Need we say more?