10 Stiletto Nails You’ll Want to Try

Posted by July 23, 2013 4:30 pm

Deep plum polish gets a little more interesting with a matte topcoat. Plus, the extra thin stripe of high-shine polish will give your nails a subtle something special. 

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We love the surprising splash of red underneath these stiletto nails. Plus, now you can match your nails to your favorite classic black Louboutin heels. 

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Brightly-colored abstract art looks pretty awesome on longer, pointier nails. 

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When it comes to your nails, sometimes, more is better. Try five separate (but complementary) nail art patterns for a manicure you definitely won't get tired of!

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Gold foil tips are a fun, glitzy way to accessorize a fire-engine red manicure. 

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White polish, half moons, and a double stripe of gold studs on an accent nail make this manicure anything but boring. 

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Think of this as the French manicure's rebellious little sister. Black and gold tips are equal parts glam, equal parts rock 'n' roll. 

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Top clear polish with a single chevron stripe of bright red and shiny gold polish for an eye-catching (but relatively doable) nail look. 

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Double the accent nails, double the fun! We also love how the turquoise tips on the other three nails tie into the floral design. 

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For an edgy, moto-inspired look, top black matte polish with silver studs. 

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If there’s one manicure trend that screams, “I’m bold and daring,” it’s definitely long, pointed stiletto nails. With chart-topping singers like Rihanna, Fergie and Beyonce showing off longer lengths, it’s no wonder that dagger-like nails—their level of pointedness depending on your preference— have been here to stay.

Whether you love ‘em or hate ‘em, there’s no denying that they make a statement—especially if you factor in some nail art and accessories. With that in mind, we turned to Pinterest to find 10 crazy-cool stiletto manicures. Check them out above and tell us: Would you try this nail trend?

More Manicure Month on Beauty High: 
WATCH: How to Get Leopard Print Nails
The Best Nail Salons Across the U.S.
Nail It: 101 Seriously Amazing Nail Art Ideas From Pinterest

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