It’s time to move beyond the regular round and square shaped nails. In a world of ballerina, stiletto and almond, coffin shaped nails beg to differ! These Instagram favourites have made their presence felt on the runways and red carpets, thereby giving us all kinds of mani goals. 

Coffin nails are long and squared at the ends, giving them their coffin-esque appearance. They are classy, sassy and absolutely bad-ass if you wear them with all your confidence! So, go ahead and give this nail shape a nod. The following manicure ideas will help you ace coffin nails...

Silver lining
 

Silver lining

A mix of glitter, monochrome and white—you can amp up your manicure game with a stunning combination like this one. Somewhere between subtle and glamorous, this nail art design is sure to help you make a killer statement.

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Mellow yellow
 

Mellow yellow

No matter what nail shape you have, bright yellow nails look breathtakingly gorgeous on all nails. Add to it some pretty delicate design and you’re all set to slay. Give your coffin nails a chic upgrade with the colour of the season!

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Made of marble dreams
 

Made of marble dreams

To add a touch of elegance to your coffin nails, get them marble coated. Marble nails look chic and at the same time classy. Since coffin shaped nails are long, the marble coat is sure to stand out!

In mood for some pastel
 

In mood for some pastel

Add a pop of colour to your coffin nails with some pastel shades. Well, if selecting a single shade is giving you a hard time, we suggest you go for a mix of colours—yellow, lilac, powder blue, bubblegum pink. Doing so will instantly up the glamour quotient of your coffin shaped nails.

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Party vibes
 

Party vibes

Let your manicure have a party of its own! Include some elements of glitter, grey and nude to your coffin nails and make a “dead”ly statement as you head out for a party or even for a date night.

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