With so many different nail shapes available it can be difficult choosing the right one. One of our favorites is coffin shaped nails. Coffin nails are long and have a straight, blunt edge on the top, unlike other popular nail shapes like the stiletto. These nails still make a statement, but without the pointy, sharp end. Nails like these are great for the ladies who want long nails that get noticed, but also need them to be a little practical too. To give you some inspiration, we have found 43 beautiful nail art designs for coffin nails. There is something for everyone, from vibrant colors to manicures that are subtle and elegant.
1. Light Blue & Chrome Coffin Nails
First up we have this gorgeous chrome coffin nail idea. The nails are a light blue chrome with two accent nails. One accent nail is glitter and the other features a light ombre. Blue chrome looks so stylish and creates a statement manicure. Recreate the whole look or maybe just use the chrome.
2. Pretty Nude & Purple Coffin Nails
Next, we have a stunning nail idea that features iridescent shards. We love the iridescent effect because it changes color when viewed at different angles. The shards have been paired with different nails colors, including lavender. This is an elegant manicure idea and will suit everyone.
3. Matte Black and Gold Glitter
Matte black looks so stylish on coffin shaped nails. Here we have a nail idea that looks even more glamorous because the matte black has been paired with gold glitter. You can create a design like this with a stripe and all over glitter, or just use the one glitter accent nail. Either way, it will look stunning.
4. Marble Coffin Nails
Marble nails are very trendy right now. Here we have a pretty marble idea on coffin nails to show you. The nails are white with pink and gold marbling. There are lots of tutorials online to help you achieve the look at home if you like creating your own nail art.
5. Elegant, Ombre Coffin Nails
Looking for elegant nail designs? Then this pick is for you. Here we have coffin nails with a light, soft ombre and gem embellishments. The accent nail that looks frosted is stunning and would look beautiful on anyone. Nails like these are perfect for a special occasion.
6. Matte, Purple and Pink Coffin Nails
Next, we have a beautiful pink and purple manicure idea! The nails feature a pretty pink ombre, bright pink nails, all over glitter and a light purple accent nail. We love this idea because it is vibrant, fun and stylish. The ombre look can be created at home, so you can have a go at recreating a similar look yourself.
7. Burgundy and Glitter Coffin Nails
Burgundy is a stunning color choice for your nails. It looks gorgeous all year round, but especially so in the fall and winter. You can choose to wear just burgundy or you can pair it with glitter like the nails featured. By adding glitter, you have jazzed up the color. Nails like these would be a beautiful choice for the holiday season.
8. Peachy Nude Coffin Nails
Our next nail idea is just peachy! The nails feature a peach tone that has been used in chrome, gloss and glitter. There is also a neutral accent nail. Peach is very pretty color that will suit everyone. Recreate the whole look or just choose one element you like, maybe just the chrome or just the glitter.
9. Long, Matte Coffin Nails
Khaki green is trendy and will give your nails an edge. Here we have a coffin nail manicure that uses this color amazingly. The khaki green has been paired with peachy pink and gold glitter, with the addition of gems and stripes. Recreate with the pink in warmer months, or with black shade in colder months. This is a bold manicure that will sure catch the eye!
10. Rose Gold Glitter + Ombre Nail Art
Rose gold is just stunning. Don’t just take our word for it, check out this next manicure. The nails are soft ombre with neutral and rose gold accent nails. Crystals have also been used. As you can see, the rose gold glitter really glams up the manicure. Nails like these will suit everyone and will suit occasions like nights out, date nights, weddings, parties and more.
11. Blue Chrome and Triangle French Tips
Next, we have another blue chrome idea. This one features blue chrome, ombre, glitter and triangle French tips. The triangle shapes on the French tips just modernize the classic French manicure. This is a stylish design that will suit women who like to make a statement.
12. Simple and Elegant Coffin Nail Art Design
Nail art and gems often appear in the middle and around the tops of the nails. However, here we have an idea with a stylish cuticle design. For cuticle designs, you can have different polishes, glitter or gems going along the bottom of the nail. These nails are a beautiful example. Recreate something similar or use any gems and colors.
13. Yellow Coffin Acrylic Nails
Brighten up your look with vibrant yellow nails like these. The nails have yellow tips that blend into a neutral tone and each nail is decorated with sparkling crystals. This is a fun, stylish and zesty nail idea. Use a similar shade of yellow or your favorite vibrant color for your own coffin nail mani.
14. Chic Matte Black Coffin Nails
Next, we have another matte black idea. This one features matte black that has been paired with black glitter and funky accent nails. Nails like these are chic and stunning. Recreate the look or maybe just use the black matte and glitter for an easier design.
15. Pastel Ombre Coffin Nails
Love ombre nails? Then this next pick is for you. Here we have coffin nails with a light ombre and gem accent nails. The color combination is gorgeous because it is a soft pink and light blue. You can create ombre nails like this at home with or without the gems.
16. Matte Pink and Glitter Coffin Nails
Pink never fails to look beautiful. It is one of those colors that suits everyone and you can pair it with other nail colors and designs. Here we have a pretty pink manicure idea. Some nails are a soft pastel pink and the others feature a very light pink and pink glitter. We love this manicure idea and it can easily be recreated at home with similar colors.
17. Long, Orange Coffin Nails
You can jazz up any nail color with embellishments. There are so many different ways to decorate your nails including crystals, studs and flowers. Our next idea features flowers. As you can see, the flowers make the manicure look so pretty. Flowers like these can easily be applied to your nails and lots of different flowers are available online.
18. Grey and Silver Glitter Nails
Add glamour to your look with silver sparkle nails like these. Most of the nails are light grey and there are also accent nails with a sprinkle of silver glitter and all over glitter. This a stunning manicure idea. You can recreate a similar look with gold too, just change the light grey to a neutral tone like beige.
19. Pink Chrome and Glitter
If you loved the blue chrome that we have featured, then you will like our next idea too. Here we have a pink chrome nail art design. Some of the nails are pink chrome, some are sparkly glitter and one is a regular, glossy one. This is such a cute and pretty manicure idea. It shows how you can use the designs and recreate them in different colors for a stylish result.
20. Matte Grey Coffin Nails with Pop of Glitter
Next, we have a chic grey nail idea to share with you. Some of the nails are dark grey, some are light while the other nails have glitter and gems. You can recreate with or without the embellishments as the two tone grey looks stylish as it is. Also, you can try only one shade of grey.
21. Elegant, White Ombre Coffin Nails
White and silver look so elegant when put together on nails, as you can see with this manicure. Some of the nails are white and shimmery and the other nails are silver glitter. The combination looks wintry and glamorous. Nails like these would be perfect for Christmas and New Year.
22. Matte Nude Coffin Nails
There are so many pretty looks that you can create with crystals. You can just choose one crystal for an accent nail or add many to create a stunning design like this one. Lots of different sizes and shapes can be combined to create sparkling nails. You can recreate something like this or use different color gems.
23. Sparkly and Matte Coffin Nails
Next on our list are these nude and orange coffin nails. Some of the nails are a peach tone, one is matte orange and the other nail is glittery. The orange and peach work together beautifully. If orange is not your thing, you can always recreate a similar design with other colors, but make sure they are close in shade. We think this design is perfect for Fall or Thanksgiving.
24. Shimmery Pink Nails with Rhinestones
Next, we have a bright and beautiful nail idea to share with you. Most of the nails are light shimmery pink and there is one accent design. The accent nail is also light pink but it is chrome with clear rhinestones. It is a glam and pretty look and it will be perfect for a special occasion.
25. Matte Blue Coffin Nails
Our next idea features a trendy blue manicure. All of the nails are painted in dark blue but most of the nails have a different design and these include glitter, crystals and more. It is a chic and stylish look and it is great for the ladies who love to wear bold nails. Recreate the whole manicure or you can try just one or two of the designs.
26. Nude Nails with Black Tips
Bored of your classic French manicure and want a change? If so, this could be perfect for you. All of the nails are nude and each one has a black tip instead of white. As you can see, you still get a chic look but it is more unique. One of the tips is also sparkly. It is a beautiful nail idea and it will suit any occasion.
27. Pink Coffin Nails with Sparkly Accent Nail
Add a pop of color to your look with this next idea. Here we have a beautiful set of coffin nails and each one is painted bold pink. There is one accent nail that is covered in light pink glitter too. It is a glam and pretty manicure that will suit everyone. You can recreate the whole look or wear pink without the glitter.
28. French Ombre and Silver Glitter
French ombre is one of the most stylish nail trends to try and here is a gorgeous way to wear it. Most of the coffin nails have the French ombre look apart from the two accent nails. The two accent nails are covered in silver glitter. It is a sparkly and elegant look that would be perfect for a special event. These would be a gorgeous choice for a bride.
29. Chic Matte Coffin Nails
Give your nails a chic makeover with a nail design like this one. The coffin nails are all painted in a neutral shade and there are two accent nails. One of the accent nails features an artistic white design and the other one is the same, just with added gold foil. It is a stunning idea and nails like these will glam up your look.
30. Stylish Grey Glitter Nails
Add some sparkle to your nails with stylish grey glitter like this! Most of the nails are grey and glitter ombre, but there is also one accent nail that is completely covered in glitter. It is a gorgeous nail idea and something like this will be perfect for the days or events where you want to feel glam.
31. Matte Burgundy Nails with Rhinestones
Another way that you can jazz up your nails is with rhinestones. You can try a design just like this. All of the nails are matte burgundy and each nail has a different rhinestone design. Rhinestones can easily be applied to nails. You can buy them online and apply them with nail glue. Recreate a similar look to this or try your own unique design.
32. French Tips with Flower Accent Nail
Next, we have another unique version of the classic French manicure. All of the nails are nude with white tips except for one. The accent nail has a chic floral design. Nails like this are beautiful and will look amazing on everyone. Try a similar look to this or you can try a different flower design.
33. Beautiful Ombre Coffin Nail Design
Ombre nail art and glitter look amazing together. Don’t just take our word for it, check out this next idea. Some of the nails are a pretty mauve color, one nail is ombre and the other nail is covered in glitter. It is a pretty and glam look that will suit everyone. You can recreate this manicure or you can try a glitter and ombre combination in any color.
34. Sparkly Matte Nails
Next, we have another ombre look to show you. The nails are light and then blend into a dark burgundy tone. Each nail has gold glitter art too. It is a bold and glam design that is perfect for the ladies who like their nails to make a statement. A manicure like this would be perfect for a night out.
35. Cool Grey Nail Design
Our next idea features another cool grey manicure. Some of the nails are sparkly, one nail is dark grey and the rest are painted in a light grey shade. It is an icy and beautiful design that will be perfect for the winter and the holiday season. This is a stylish and bright look that will suit everyone.
36. Pretty Short Coffin Nails
Your nails do not have to be very long to wear the coffin shape. You can try a shorter look like this. The nails are painted in red and pink colors and some of the nails are decorated with sparkly gems too. It is a pretty look that is easy to wear because you won’t be struggling with long nails. You can use any color and wear any nail art on short nails.
37. Chic White Tips
If you love the nail designs with stylish tips, then this is for you. The nails are nude with trendy v shape tips. Some of the nails are decorated with crystals too. This is a chic and elegant design. It would be perfect for a bride or for bridesmaids. You can recreate with or without the gems.
38. Glitter and Marble Nails
Another nail trend that you can try is marble and these nails show how to wear it in style. For this look, two of the nails are covered in glitter, one nail is brown and the rest feature glam marble art. As you can see, the marble looks chic and it gives the manicure an edge. You can find tutorials online on how to create marble nail art yourself.
39. Matte Grey Nails with Sparkly Accent Nail
Grey is another chic and elegant color that you should try. These coffin nails are painted in matte grey and there is a sparkly accent nail too. It is a stunning manicure and a similar design will really glam up your look. Even though the nails are sparkly, the colors are neutral so you can wear the design for any occasion.
40. Elegant Purple Nails
Be bold and try a vivid purple nail color like this. All of the nails are painted dark purple and two of the nails have glam silver and black nail art. This is a stylish design and it will brighten up your look. Try a similar manicure to this or you can just wear plain purple nails. Either way, your nails will look stunning.
41. Glam Glitter Ombre
Next, we have another beautiful ombre look. For this design, the nails are nude and then the color changes into sparkly purple. There is one glitter accent nail too. It is a glitzy and glamorous design and it would be perfect for a special occasion, night out or party. You can try a similar design in a different color.
42. Trendy Coffin Nails with a Floral Accent Design
Our next idea is pretty and unique. Each nail has a different design. One nail is pink, one is white, there is marble art and glass art too. There is also a stunning floral nail design. A manicure like this is perfect for the ladies who like their nails to stand out from the crowd. It is a gorgeous nail idea that will suit everyone.
43. Elegant Nails with White Tips and Crystals
If you love the chic nail designs with white tips, then this is for you. The nails are nude with white v tips and there is one nude accent nail that is decorated with crystals. It is a beautiful and easy to wear look that will suit everyone. This nail design would look gorgeous with classic French manicure tips too.
We hope you have found a chic coffin nail design to try!