Style stars like model Gigi Hadid, Eva Chen (the former Lucky editor turned Head of Fashion Partnerships at Instagram) and Hannah Bronfman (a DJ, model, and entrepreneur) have gained major social media fame, in part, by documenting their new-every-day nail looks, which have included everything from blindingly bright neon solids to tiny tropical blooms. (Is it any wonder that #NailArt is one of the hottest hashtags on Instagram right now?)
Like a miniature work of wearable art, a fun manicure is a subtle and playful way to personalize your wedding style—without ruining those precious portraits you’ll be looking at for a lifetime. We’re taking a cue from these fun, fearless fashionistas and sharing some of our favorite nuptial-ready nails.
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Take inspiration from Queen Bey herself and let everyone know that today’s your day to reign.
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Wear your heart on your hands with this adorable and amorous take on the classic French mani.
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Florida girls—this one goes without saying. (But here’s a tip: If doing all 10 digits this way feels like overload, pick one or two and paint the rest solid.)
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Reminiscent of a robin’s eggs, this pale-blue shade is perfect for swapping vows in springtime.
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Equal parts abstract and watercolor, this pretty mani is ideal for DIY-ers—it’s easy and leaves plenty of room for rogue strokes.
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Depending on the rest of your ensemble, these subtle spots could be interpreted as feminine, romantic, or even Mod.