Party nails are this season’s *hottest* accessory.
From cool crystals and high-shine finishes to pretty pastels and plush colour combos, it’s all about nail art.
Both the fash-pack and street-stylers are leading the way, showcasing fresh trends, hues and shapes at every possible event. And they’re not to be ignored.
Think party nails have to be complicated? Think again. There are plenty of easy ways to make your fingertips pop.
Channel Myleene Klass by popping on a set of nail wraps. These come in all kinds of patterns, finishes and colours – but we love Myleene’s choice of metallic leopard print.
Another easy way to make your hands stand out is by picking a super-bright shade of polish.
Just take a look at La La Anthony’s eye-catching turquoise talons. These will look their most amazing with a tan in summer.
Other fluorescent tints you could consider include pink, orange, yellow and lime green. For a really fun style, mix and match your colours or select a feature nail on each hand.
Feel a little more experienced with party nails? We’ve also got some more complicated designs for you to try.
Coloured tips can work with any outfit. Kerry Washington’s monochrome mani is super-chic while a two-tone ombre look makes a more subtle statement.
Adding gems, stripes, glitter or dots of black can totally transform a plain painted nail.
For the artists among you, now is the time to have some real fun. Alessandra Torresani’s pick ‘n’ mix talons feature drawings including spirals, bows and faces.
If you’re after a more classic look, channel Made In Chelsea‘s Rosie Fortescue with traditional red. We promise you this’ll never go out of fashion.
So whether you want to shake up your mid-week manicure or work a fierce Friday night design, take inspiration from our edit of the best party nails you can do at home.
Maximise your glam-factor this party season with sparkling silver glitter-covered party nails like these from Dahlia Nails.
To copy these cool party nails by Dahlia Nails, apply a mix of your favourite shades and sparkles then dot on a glossy diamond before your top coat.
Apply a coat of deep midnight blue before painting over sparkling silver triangles for these cute party nails by Lucy Bevan.
Work cool winter pastels into your party nails like Izzy Bellamy with these gorgeous glitter-tipped talons
We'll be taking manicure tips from Jessica Biel from now on after seeing her hot party nails. Snap up some silver nail wraps to create this glitzy effect.
Thought ombre was only for your hair? Think again, we're obsessed with these blended dip-dye party nails designed by Emma Chandler.
Myleene Klass' party nails are bang on-trend, using festive metallics to add a hit of high-shine to her outfit.
Bella Thorne's party nails are some of the hottest on the red carpet right now. We'll be rocking her sugar-coloured, mix-and-match talons to rock to the Christmas 'do.
Made In Chelsea star Rosie Fortescue's bold party nails in Christmas red add the perfect finish to any festive outfit.
Party nails deserve attention, and what better way to turn heads than with a set of glossy, crimson red talons with lovely lattice detailing like Beth Rose Whatley.
Rita Ora's glossy party nails have one serious high-shine finish – the perfect accessory to your fashion fabulous LBD.
Busy Phillipps' party nails add a flash of colour to her look. We're totally stealing this mint green and power pink combo.
Alessandra Torresani's pick 'n' mix party nails prove that nail art is well and truly in the spotlight.
Lily Allen's neon yellow party nails will ensure you'll never get lost on the dancefloor.
Kelly Rowland's party nails have us mixing up our straight manis with a single statement nail.
Ashley Benson amps up her red party nails with a festive slice of purple by painting a diagonal stripe.
La La Anthony opts for one of the boldest party nail colours in the beauty sphere; turquoise.
Bella Thorne shakes us her party nail art with sparkling zebra stripes and a statement nail.
Kerry Washington's party nails work the classiest colour combo around; black and white.
Christina Milian's party nails are the perfect Friday night style to rock this season.