17 Gorgeous Wedding Manicures From Instagram to Match Your Wedding Theme

Go classic or have fun with your fingertips, just don't neglect your nails!

Updated 03/07/17

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While wedding hair and makeup trials are always at the top of every bride's to-do list, the wedding manicure can sometimes be an afterthought. Your wedding mani is another opportunity to infuse personal style into your look. While some brides are quite content with classic blush or nude (and there's certainly nothing wrong with that), others would rather have a little fun with their fingertips. Think sparkles, cool colors and dreamy designs. Whether you’re planning to exchange vows on a sunny beach or a snow-capped mountain, why not use your wedding theme to inspire your digits? Keep scrolling for 17 stunning manis that will have you saying “I do.”

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Modern Marble

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A contemporary ceremony calls for a modern mani. For an au courant take on classic white, make it marble! Have you considering a matching wedding cake?

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Color Blocking

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Jewel tones and metallics are a match made in mani heaven. What’s not to love?

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Metallurgic

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Precious metals, like silver and gold, add a luxe to touch to bridal talons. Pro tip: Keep nails short so as not to compete with your wedding-ring bling.

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Love

via @laurenslist on Instagram

Let your digits speak for themselves. “This mani is inspired by the wirework nail trend that’s currently taking social media by storm. But I wanted to create something a little softer for wedding season,” says nail artist Lauren Yavor (@laurenslist).

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Tropical

via @rosebnails on Instagram

Heading into matrimonial bliss in Miami or Cartagena? Rose Barron (@rosebnails) suggests a graphic take on a basic French manicure with negative-space cut-outs and the tropical palms.

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Strike Gold

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A rosey mauve is a sophisticated step up from a nude mani. “The strike of gold is the perfect amount of metallic to create an eye-catching effect for a wedding. It goes with every dress color and is gorgeous on every skin tone,” says celeb nail stylist Karen Gutierrez (@karengnails).

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Glam Glitter

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One way to take a pale pink mani to the next level? A splash of silver glitter. A hint of sparkle is sure to capture your guest’s attention as you walk down the aisle.

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In Full Bloom

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The perfect way to ring in spring? A full-on floral mani. This seasonal style is sure to wow on brides and ‘maids alike.

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Seeing Stars

via @oliveandjune on Instagram

If there’s one day that you want to shine brighter than the rest, it’s your wedding. A nude mani with gold stars is out of this world.

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B&W

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A chic, minimal mani is fashion forward—not to mention wedding-worthy. Take it from Teen Vogue editor Jessica Minkoff, who rocked a similar mani at her 2016 nuptials.

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Lots o’ Dots

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Offbeat brides will love this quirky design. Polka dots and scalloped tips give fingertips a vintage feel.

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Onyx Tips

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Black tips are an edgy take on a classic bridal mani. Plus, it’s super chic!

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Inverted Half Moon

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A white bridal mani is a classic for a reason. Add a little interest, while still staying elegant and poised, by adding a rosy hue and some subtle sparkles to accent your middle and ring finger.

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Gold-Dipped

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A gold gradient is a great way to add glamour to your digits while keeping the look refined.

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Hearts on Fire

via @jinsoon on Instagram

Whether you’re getting hitched on Valentine's Day or June 15, you can’t help but fall in love with these pink and red heart-tipped talons.

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Frosty Ombre

via @cassmariebeauty on Instagram

“The inspiration behind this reverse ombre design was a "frosted" effect, meant to look delicate and show just a hint of shimmer,” says Cass Marie, nail artist at Nailing Hollywood (@cassmariebeauty). The soft lilac hue will is the perfect complement to a springtime bouquet.

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Lovely Lines

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Looking for a twist on a classic French? Two curved lines in complementary hues is worthy of a double take.

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