13 Stiletto Nail Ideas That Are Totally on Point

Get it?

Not for the faint of heart nor anyone who has a tendency to put their hands near their eyes a lot, stiletto nails have become a favorite manicure shape among those who love long nails. These ideas will give you plenty of inspiration.

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Gradient Glitter

Ask your nail technician for a manicure that starts out solid and tops off the pointy tips with a multi-tonal glitter. We love this combination of purples and blues!


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Holographic Swirls

This manicurist covered two of these eye-catching holographic nails with black swirls, adding even more interest to an already amazing look.


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Intergalactic

These space-inspired stiletto nails use glitter, sequins, and gems to create the look of silvery stars against a black base.


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Glossy Olive

A neutral color has never looked so bold!


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Upgraded Gray

This gorgeous light gray color would look amazing on its own, but this stiletto manicure is taken to a glamorous new level with sparkly silver accent nails and gems.

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Embellished Undersides

What a beautiful surprise! Ask your nail technician to embed jewels or beads into the underside of acrylic tips for an unexpected way to wear nail art.

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Sparkly and Natural

Who says stiletto nails have to be colorful? This bare look works beautifully with the sharp shape, and a touch of non-opaque glitter really makes it pop without going overboard.


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Abstract Strokes

You don't have to be a nail artist to recreate this fun combination of colors. China Glaze's Bend Over Backward ($6, ) is one of four shades in this manicure.


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Luxe Leopard

Shimmering gold gets even more glam with black and fuchsia spots made to resemble a big cat's markings.


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Unicorn-Inspired

A combination of metallic pastels and different-size glitter makes this stiletto set looks like something out of a fairytale.

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Black and Gold

Black and gold are a classic color combo, and it's made more modern thanks to the black polish's matte finish and two types of gold accents: splatters and striping tape.


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Dangerously Pretty

The pretty pink shimmer of this manicure may give off a princess vibe, but the super-long, sharp tips say you don't need anyone to save you.

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Opaque White

French manicure doesn't really lend itself to the stiletto look, so have your manicurist use the white polish that would be used for the tips cover your entire nail.


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