All the best new manicure inspo courtesy of your favourite celebs

The Best Celebrity Nail Looks To Inspire Your Next Manicure

New year, new nails

Marie Claire Digital Content Editor / January 13 2020

It's a new year and you know what that means? New nails - of course! 

If you're struggling to come up with fresh manicure ideas for 2020, there's no need to fret. We've got you... or rather, your favourite celebrities have.

Below, we've rounded up all the best celebrity nails to inspire your next manicure. So, prepare your Pinterest boards and book that nail appointment because here is all the new year nail inspo you'll need.

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley's Pretty-In-Pink Look

For the girl who likes to look polished without a lot of fuss, look no further than Rosie Huntington-Whiteley's signature minimalist pale pink nails for your next nail look.

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Jennifer Lopez's Maximalist Black And Gold Nails

For New Year's Eve 2019, J.Lo went all out with this oh-so extra maximalist look featuring press-on nails decorated in black and gold tones to tie in with her stacked jewellery look.

@jlo 💥 #nailsbytombachik
@jlo 💥 #nailsbytombachik

Selena Gomez's Moody Wine Tones

For the cooler months, there's nothing quite as chic as a wine-coloured manicure so file this one away for winter. If you're DIY-ing the look at home, we love OPI Iconic Shades In Infinite Shine in Malaga Wine.

@selenagomez wearing one of my all time favorites - Rouge Noir by @welovecoco #nailsbytombachik
@selenagomez wearing one of my all time favorites - Rouge Noir by @welovecoco #nailsbytombachik

Jennifer Lopez's French Manicure With A Modern Ombré Twist

If you're a fan of the classic French mani but want to give it a modern twist, take your inspiration from J.Lo's subtly graduated ombré look.

@jlo 🤍 #nailsbytombachik We decided to do a modern interpretation of a classic French paying an homage to old hollywood glamour - Starting with meticulous cuticles. Perfect cuticles for the perfect #manicure using @tweezerman pushy & the rock hard cuticle nippers - Then Custom mixed a white to match her @maisonvalentino dress for the perfect #frenchmanicure
@jlo 🤍 #nailsbytombachik We decided to do a modern interpretation of a classic French paying an homage to old hollywood glamour - Starting with meticulous cuticles. Perfect cuticles for the perfect #manicure using @tweezerman pushy & the rock hard cuticle nippers - Then Custom mixed a white to match her @maisonvalentino dress for the perfect #frenchmanicure

Madelaine Petsch's Louis Vuitton Logomania

Diehard fashion devotees, this one's for you. If you can't get enough of your favourite logo emblazoned across your accessories, why not try it on your nails, too?

@madelame 🖤 #nailsbytombachik One of my favorite #nail looks for 2019
@madelame 🖤 #nailsbytombachik One of my favorite #nail looks for 2019

Kim Kardashian's Dripping Crystal-Embellished Tips

It may not be the most practical of nail art choices but who could forget Kim Kardashian's wet-look nails complete with dripping crystals at the 2019 Met Gala?

@kimkardashian 𝐖𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐃𝐫𝐢𝐩 💅🏻 𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐞𝐜𝐭 𝐑𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐲 𝐃𝐚𝐲 #𝐌𝐚𝐧𝐢𝐜𝐮𝐫𝐞 #nailsbytombachik
@kimkardashian 𝐖𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐃𝐫𝐢𝐩 💅🏻 𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐞𝐜𝐭 𝐑𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐲 𝐃𝐚𝐲 #𝐌𝐚𝐧𝐢𝐜𝐮𝐫𝐞 #nailsbytombachik

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley's Minimalistic Reverse French Manicure

For a minimalist chic nail look, we're again turning to Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. She calls this stunning contemporary take on the French Manicure the "reverse Frenchie."

I call this The Reverse Frenchie. 💅🏻
I call this The Reverse Frenchie. 💅🏻

Lizzo's Chunky Cuban Chain Nail Art

In 2020, we're seeing fashion girls everywhere swap fine, delicate necklaces for chunky golden chains. And, the trend is now making its way off the jewellery stand and onto nails - just ask Lizzo! Her Cuban chain nails couldn't be more fun.

Cuban chain nails ⛓💖✨ @lizzobeeating #nails#lizzo#lizzonails#ignails#cubanring#cubanchain#nailart
Cuban chain nails ⛓💖✨ @lizzobeeating #nails#lizzo#lizzonails#ignails#cubanring#cubanchain#nailart

Kylie Jenner's Leopard Print French Tips

Combining two of the eighties' favourite trends: leopard print and French nails, Kylie Jenner stepped out with this statement look. Although it's without a doubt a statement look, her leopard print mani is surprisingly wearable thanks to its neutral tones.

leopard french 🐆
leopard french 🐆

Emilia Clarke's Matchy-Matchy Mani

Struggling to decide what colour nail polish shade to wear to your next big event? Follow Emilia Clarke's lead and match your mani to your bag for a beauty girl's take on tonal dressing.

Her majestic purple reign for @lastchristmasthemovie the @emilia_clarke #nails by @enamelle color in "violet fizz" by @lechatnails
Her majestic purple reign for @lastchristmasthemovie the @emilia_clarke #nails by @enamelle color in "violet fizz" by @lechatnails

If you’re looking for more new mani inspo, check out the 'milky nails' trend.

Which is your favourite look? Let us know in the comments.

Main image credit: @instagram.com/oliviaculpo

Isobel is a Digital Content Editor at BEAUTYcrew, marie claire and InStyle. When she's not busy hunting for the latest beauty news, you’ll find her arranging her skincare collection in search of the perfect “shelfie.” Isobel was previously BEAUTYcrew's Junior Beauty Writer.