As fall is near the corner, it is time for burgundy nails. Yet, one of the best things about this fantastic color is that it suits any seasons. So, get your favorite burgundy nail polishes out and be prepared to create the most gorgeous mani ever. For your inspiration, we have collected different ideas, from a simple one color manicure to intricate nail art. All you have to do now is to pick out the option that you find the most appealing.


Burgundy Short Stiletto

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One of the main benefits of burgundy color nails is that they suit any nail length and shape. So, if you prefer a short stiletto manicure, then you can never go wrong with painting them a burgundy color. Consider such gorgeous burgundy nail polishes as Chanel in Rouge Noir and Dior in Nuit.

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Aura and Chrome French Manicure

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If you think that a chrome manicure is outdated, we are here to prove you wrong. It is still very much in fashion. However, it has been upgraded to follow the ongoing trends. As such, aura chrome nails are all the rage now, especially when they are burgundy color. To create this mani, you can either use a burgundy chrome powder or a burgundy nail polish and a chrome powder.

Shimmery Burgundy Stiletto Nails

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Burgundy color nails should not necessarily be a solid color. While a cream formula is the most popular, you may opt for a dressier version featuring shimmer. It can match the color of the base or look striking against it. We suggest Orly in Glam and OPI in Cherry Chutney.


Burgundy Tortoise

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Looking for some really unusual burgundy nail designs? Try out a burgundy tortoise pattern. It may be quite tricky to get, so it is better to enlist the help of a professional. However, you can rest assured that the result will not leave anyone indifferent. To get some inspo, you can check out Selena Gomez’s manicures.

Burgundy Autumn Nails

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Burgundy nails are one of the most popular choices for fall. They resonate with the general vibe of the season and matches your autumnal wardrobe like no other. Kylie Jenner, Adele, Rihanna and Katy Perry love flaunting their burgundy manicure all year round, but especially in the fall. You can find the needed color in Essie, Zoya, OPI, Orly and Sally Hansen nail polishes.


Ombre Burgundy Nails

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Create an ombre on your nails using burgundy and black nail polishes. As the colors melt into each other, they make up a very captivating manicure design. For this mani, you may want to stock up on Essie in Licorine and Nails Inc. in Flex My Complex. While this nail style can be rocked any day of the year, it is literally made for Halloween.

Gittery Burgundy Nails

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A glittery burgundy manicure is what you need for Christmas. It is ornate and festive, so the holiday mood is guaranteed to you. If you do not have a burgundy nail polish with glitter, you can apply a glitter top coat over a burgundy mani. Attracting Pomp from Catrice and Crushed Crimson from Maybelline are your best bet for this manicure.

Burgundy Matte

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Burgundy matte nails have a luxurious feel to them. They gain a velvety finish, which makes you want not only feast your eyes on your manicure but also touch it all day long. Just like with the glitter, you can either pick a matte formula from the start or cover your favorite burgundy nail polish with a matte top coat, such as the one from Orly.


Burgundy – Gold Mix

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By mixing burgundy nails with gold, you will get a jaw dropping manicure. How to incorporate them these two nail colors is up to your preference. You may paint your nails burgundy and accentuate one or two fingers with gold or create a startling nail design by joining to colors on the same nail.

Cosmic Burgundy Nails

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Do you want to create a manicure that would look out of this world? We have some amazing burgundy manicure ideas in mind. A cosmic mani will allow you to wear the whole universe on your nails. Use a burgundy polish as a base and paint a galaxy design on top of it.

Wine Burgundy Manicure

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By burgundy, we often mean a lot of different variations of a deep reddish color with purplish undertones. So, in case you are struggling to decide on the desired shade, you may want to include them all. Wine, maroon nails are a real stunner, so you will not regret this choice.


Floral Pattern

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When it comes to floral pattern on nails, we usually use bright or pastel shades for it. So, if you want to try something not typical, it is a good idea to opt for darker and richer tones, such as burgundy. After all, there are plenty of wonderful flowers in burgundy color.

Burgundy and White Nails

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White goes well with any color and burgundy is no exception. So, why don't you combine these two colors in one manicure style? We love nail polishes from Essie – white Blanc and burgundy Bahama Mama for this purpose. They will help you to create the desired mani with ease. Just decide what design you are going to get or recreate the one below.

Gold Glitter French

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Burgundy French tip nails give a classic manicure a totally new look. However, to take it to another level, enhance the nail style with glitter tips. As a result, you will get one of the most beautiful burgundy nail ideas for Christmas or even Valentine’s Day. It is sure to take your hands to the center stage.


Gradient Art

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Create a gradient nail style using a burgundy polish and other deep nail colors, such as black (see Black Taxi from Nails Inc.), yellow (Marigolden Hour from OPI nail polish) and orange (Mirage from Dior nail polish). The transition may be the same or different for every nail. It is up to you. You can also change the color of your mani from the darkest on the first and last fingers to the lightest on the middle finger.

Autumnal Mood

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A burgundy nail color is made to rock in fall. It helps you to instantly create an autumnal mood. Feel free to match it to other popular colors this season, such as moth green or navy blue. You can also add a leafy design or floral print to give your manicure a sweet accent.

Zebra Print Ombre

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Try something unusual like this burgundy zebra print ombre. If the design seems too elaborate for you, this is only the impression it gives. First, you create a burgundy ombre on your nails and then apply a zebra print on top. Zoya in Courtney and Claire is a perfect choice for ombre and print can be applied using Zoya in Willa.


Burgundy Short Nails

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If you shy away from burgundy color on your manicure because you have short nails, then you are missing out a lot. This rich and elegant shade looks flattering no matter how long or short your nails are. Moreover, short burgundy nails look trendy and sophisticated, which makes them a perfect choice for modern girls who value practicality and have an exquisite sense of style.

Burgundy Long Nail Designs

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Experiment with the texture of your mani. Why not add glitter or gems or combine matte and glossy polish in a single design?

Matte Burgundy Nails

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Matte coating is undoubtedly popular, but when mixed with burgundy nail art it looks exquisite and elegant. Besides, you can always take the things to the new level with the combo of both glossy and matte tops in one design.


Glitter Burgundy Nail Art

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Glitter is always a good idea if you want to bring your burgundy acrylic nails to a whole new level. No matter whether you are going to choose a matching color or contrasting, you will end up having a gorgeous mani that instantly catches all attention.

Burgundy Nails with Rhinestones

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Do you like everything shiny and glistening? Then why don’t you spark up your manicure with rhinestones and bling glitter? Regardless of the nail design you are planning on, you can rest assured that your mani will be in the spotlight wherever you go.

Any of these burgundy nails ideas can add a chic touch to your look. Whenever you are done with one mani, you can easily move on to the next one. Burgundy is the color that you can never get tired off. Don’t take our word for granted? Try it yourself!

FAQ: Burgundy Nails

How to put rhinestones on nails?

Use GEMGEL adhesive for the rhinestones, don’t add too much of it. Place the rhinestones closer to the center of your nail bed or near the cuticle so that they last longer. Protect your hands when doing dishes.