16 Cool New Nail Designs to Recreate this Summer

So many ways to upgrade your mani.

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Maybe it's just the warmer weather getting to our heads, but now that glove season is officially reaching its end, it feels like the right time to bee-line to the nearest salon and swap our chipped nails for a fresh manicure. If you're starved for mani ideas this summer, experiment with some fresh designs and embellishments—from disco glass nails to shiny chrome confections to oil slick stunners.

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1. Whiskers

Weekend mani date? Nails and friends go hand in hand. 🥂

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2. Primary Colors

3. Holographics

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4. Florals

Flower nails for @allure engagement ring story. Link in bio!

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5. Letter Decals

Resist.

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6. Rose Gold

A rose gold New Years look for @allure tutorial on their site today :) using @sally_hansen #colortherapy

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7. Pastel French Manicures

8. All Chromed Up

Girls on 🔥

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9. The Orbit Manicure

Yesterday with @elle_mexico @anairam10 @rachelgilman_ @danavilan @seanbennetthair @nastya_siten nails by me

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10. Polka Dots

🖤⚫️🖤

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11. Branded Nails

head to toe ✅ @nikenyc

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12. Wallpaper Florals

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13. Oil Spill Nails

Snap!!!! 💣 Magic gel mani 💓 book now for Valentines x #ImarniNailsValentines

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14. Tesseracts

15. Disco Glass Nails

Straight disco!! @polishjoey #VPJoey #gelnail #nailart #VPOfficialIG #VanityProjectsNYC

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16. Mirrored Sequins

Why we love mirrored sequins and more about our artists' inspiration behind SS17 on the blog today. ⬆️

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