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15 Best Stiletto Nail Art and Designs to Copy

And you need to get in on the look right TF now.

Stiletto nails (not to be confused with coffin nails) are exactly what they sound like: long, skinny, and sharp AF. The killer mani style peaked in 2015 (celebs like Kylie Jenner, Rihanna, and Beyoncé are super loyal to the trend), and despite there being a million different nail shapes to chose from, stiletto nails are still going strong. So to inspire your next manicure appointment, I’ve rounded up 15 celebs rocking the edgy shape to inspire you. Just don’t ask me how to text with your new talons, okay?

Cardi B’s ‘Bardi Blue’ Stiletto Nails

Cardi B switches up her nails almost as much as she changes her wigs. Cardi’s statement manis are her signature—and she only trusts her manicurist, Jenny “Queen of Blings” Bui, to maintain her epic nails.

Rihanna’s Nude Stiletto Nails

Take a page from Rih Rih’s book and select a demure nude shade for your new, lengthy nail shape. Cool hand tattoos are optional but highly encouraged.

Mel B’s Two-Toned Stiletto Nails

This coloured French manicure feels cool and fresh and is a great option if you aren’t ready to do a full-on nail-art look.

Nicki Minaj’s Bedazzled Stiletto Nails

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A boring French tip would never do for the Queen of Rap. Instead, she accented her traditional look with chunky, 3D jewels for a customised finish.

Khloé Kardashian’s Dusty-Rose Stiletto Nails

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The Kardashian-Jenners—specifically Khloé and Kylie—are known for having some pretty sick manicures. And despite being (wrongly) Mom-shamed in the past for her long nails, Khloé is keeping it pushing with her statement mani.

Bhad Bhabie’s Cool Gray Stiletto Nails

Similar to Cardi B’s, this viral rapper’s nails are super attention grabbing, to say the least. This spring, try a a subtle-yet-edgy shade of grey for a versatile look that matches any outfit—or mood.

Kylie Jenner’s Hot Pink Stiletto Nails

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Pink. 💗

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Before an egg beat Kylie’s most-Liked Instagram record, the makeup mogul first broke the internet with a pic of her manicure (and the first look at baby Stormi). Now that Kylie has motherhood under her belt, she’s been more experimental with her nail lengths, returning back to the stiletto shape.

Halsey’s Jelly Stiletto Nails

Don’t @ me, but I’m calling see-through jelly nails out as one of the biggest nail trends for 2019. Believe me, Halsey’s pointy, sheer-pink nails will be popping up everywhere. She even took the trending look a step further with graphic text and black tips.

Beyoncé’s Soft-Pink Stiletto Nails

Red carpet or not, Beyoncé’s nails are always on point. Word on the street is she’s even occasionally down for a 1 a.m. manicure when she’s in the studio. Can you say #LifeGoals?

10 Blac Chyna’s Red Crystal Stiletto Nails

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@laquenailbar Queen 👑

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There’s bling, and then there’s Blac Chyna–level bling. This insanely cool mani is like a constant KiraKira filter on your hands.

11 Kehlani’s Lime-Green Stiletto Nails

Kehlani’s Instagram pic was supposed to be about her new haircut, but I instantly zoomed in on bright-green nails. Turns out, she’s ahead of the curve—neon nails were spotted on the recent NYFW runways, which means they won’t be disappearing anytime soon.

12 Raven Symoné’s White Chevron Stiletto Nails

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#ManiMonday #inspiration…. loveeee

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If you don’t want super-long nails, try adding a chevron design to your stilettos, which can give the illusion of longer lengths without the hassle.

13 Zendaya’s Glossy Black Stiletto Nails

Zendaya has been pretty consistent with showing off her love for nail art. This time, she chose an inky, glossy black polish to spotlight her near-lethal nails.

14 Zara Larsson’s Pink Chrome Stiletto Nails

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"At least you tried"

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Shine on with pink chrome nails, just like those on Swedish singer and songwriter Zara Larsson. Also dubbed ‘holo’ or ‘mermaid’ nails, this cool take might look kiddish on shorter lengths, but on stilettos? Killer.

15 Rita Ora’s Iced-Out Stiletto Nails

I’m not sure if I’m more enamoured by Rita’s sharp-AF nails or her diamond bling that rivals J.Lo’s new engagement ring. Just zoom in to see for yourself.

This post originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com.

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