12 Non-Cheesy Nail Designs to Wear on Thanksgiving Day

Apple pie stripes and butternut squash hues.

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While Thanksgiving isn't exactly the pinnacle of style and beauty—unless you consider sweats and a food baby a "lewk"—there's nothing that reads "put together" to inquiring relatives like a chic, chip-free manicure, amirite? Here, 12 subtle nail designs (AKA no visible turkeys) that evoke the best aspects of the food fest, from autumn leaves to the home-cooked food and desserts that make the trek home worth it.

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1. Autumnal Gradients

2. Toffee Nudes

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3. Gold Leaf

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4. Fall Stripes

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5. Butternut Squash

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6. Turkey with a Side of Gravy

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7. Hot Cherry Pie

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8. Pumpkin Pie

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9. Flannel Stripes

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10. Grey Goose

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11. Autumn Leaves

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12. Merlot Chrome

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