Burgundy nail designs are always chic, and you simply can’t go wrong with it as your choice of color even if you are doing it by yourself or at a nail salon.
Why Choose Burgundy Color Nails?
The best part about choosing this color is that you can wear it sexy, smart, or just casual. French manicured nails are not the only statement for a smart-looking businesswoman“no more.
Hot burgundy paired with the right outfit can be a statement color for every workaholic woman, just depending on your wardrobe and accessories.
So, if you do go for a dark burned-out red color or the color of wine, know that there are many different styles of designing, and wearing it.
Best Burgundy Nail Design Ideas
Below is a list of our handpicked top 45 burgundy nail designs you’ll love to try.
1. Burgundy Coffin Nails
2. Burgundy Stiletto Nails
3. Burgundy Pointy Nails
4. Burgundy Toe Nail Design
5. Short Burgundy Nails
6. Burgundy + Silver Nails
7. Light Burgundy Nails
8. Burgundy And Rose Gold Nails
9. Burgundy Acrylic Nails
10. Burgundy Red Nails
11. Burgundy Chrome Nails
12. Burgundy Nails with Diamonds
13. Burgundy Marble Nails
14. Burgundy Wedding Nails
15. Burgundy and White Nails
16. Burgundy Squoval Nails
This one is the easiest and the most common nail design women tend to go for. Probably because it doesn’t take too much of your time while creating it. A simple see-through base coat, and a layer of matte nail polish (burgundy of course).
Tip: Be as steady and precise as you can. Matte polishes are a little bit harder to work with since they dry faster.
This is the second most famous burgundy nail design and can be found at the salon more than at the privacy of your house because chances are you can’t grow them this long. Most women go for the square-shaped nails, and we can’t deny it, they look stunning in this picture!
These XXL nails are not that popular for a workaholic woman, or for everyday wear, but they are an epidemy for glamorous events, red carpets, proms, and other special events.
18. Tribal Burgundy Nails
For those who like to spice it up a lot, this is the best design for them. If you are bored with the classic and mono nail designs, then why not go bolder? This tribal nail idea is the best choice for you especially for the spring season when it’s time for spring festivals, Coachella, or just some „ let’s chill in the backyard“ moments.
Well, you’ve got the hang of it by now. First, you start off with a base coat, two layers of the burgundy nail polish, and then it gets a little bit tricky, that’s why we have a picture so it is self-explanatory:
19. A sprinkle of sparkle
These are just perfect for Christmas and New Year’s Eve, don’t you think so? No matter the length, the shape, the shine or matte effect, they are irresistible. When mixed with the right golden tones, golden glitter especially, they will make you feel extravagant and fancy.
Add one layer of your matte nail polish, or two layers of your sheer polish if you like shine over matte. Then, you apply the golden gel with a small flat brush wherever you like, in order to make them glamorous. After they dry down completely make sure you put the top coat over it, just to ensure the long-lasting effect.
20. French Burgundy Nail Design
No matter how hard you’ve tried you still can’t seem to convince yourself into making a change? A classic white French manicure is the only thing you’ve known for your whole life? I think it is time to change that.
We all have those moments where we’ve been used to doing the same thing over and over again, and feel the most comfortable in it just because it became our routine, but isn’t the whole point of living your life just to experiment and have fun?
So will you step out of your comfort zone? Let’s do baby steps first, shall we? This cute and not too vibrant burgundy manicure could be just for you.
The only difference is that instead of a see-through polish and a white top, you put a nude color as a base, and the tips should be burgundy. This can be a jackpot when shaking hands in meetings since they look so classy.
21. Subtle details
If you are that gal who likes a little bit of oompf then this is your alley. You can style them round, pointy, or square, based on your mood and preferences, and can add just a little bit of jewels (black especially can look stunning.)
22. As springy as it gets
Wine and flowers- does it get more sensual? The perfect wine color with elements of flowers on your nails makes it look romantic, chic and cute, and most importantly, any woman can pull it off.
It can be your night out nail combination, your business nail combo, your gym nails… It just looks cute, simple and it is so effortless.
After painting your nails in dark red, you draw tiny dots with the smallest precise brush on the corners and apply one flower sticker in the middle. You can browse through your local store, or even find the stickers extra cheap on eBay.
23. Burgundy Gel Nails
Since not all women like that matte effect, we need to mention that these nails are still trending! If you want that shine it should be for a wedding day, prom, birthday or graduation. There are no rules when it comes to beauty, but preferably the longer the nail, the shinier.
A little bit harder for beginners, so it is recommended that you go to a nail technician for this one. Ombre nails have become a trend in the last few years, and have been on top of our charts quite a lot. And we obviously see why it’s like that. This Snow White princess is rocking these ombre designed nails!
25. Cherry pop
Not many people can do this right, simply because it is nail drawing art. But we do believe it is the most beautiful and creative masterpiece that you can wear on your nails. Doesn’t matter if they are short, long, matte, glossy, a pop of cherry drawing can be a real springtime score!
Tip: If you don’t feel like going to the salon and spending all of that extra cash, you can get these nail stickers at ultra and just DIY.
As Coco Chanel says:” In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different”. So instead of going too shiny and full of fashion creative touches, try to have simplicity as your own fashion touch that makes you different by wearing this simple burgundy nail design.
One of the color shades that are similar to burgundy is the bloody red which is best used in nail designs with the fresh shines off the golden glitter nail polish! Adding a small red heart on the golden part and tiny golden decals on the red part would be useful in giving this burgundy nail design its sparkling look!
The burgundy color looks perfect in all ways it is used in, whether it is a simple burgundy or a one with shiny glitter and decals. However, in nail designs, you ladies might prefer it to be simple and according to Coco Chanel: “Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance!”.
29. Golden Tips
Decorate your beloving burgundy nails with a touch of a shiny golden nail design placed at the tips of each nail. But don’t forget, the base is not a transparent one as it is usually, but it is burgundy.
30. Sheer Red
Nail polish is made up of many different kinds, one of these types is the sheer which is rarely used. As you can see, this type of nail designs cannot be worn on an everyday occasion, but on classy night parties since it has its unique shimmer, not to mention that the very small silver decals give the nail design its nighty view.
31. Burgundy Almond Nails
Almond shaped nails are the best, especially when they have that jelly look with the red color. However, the ring fingernail made up from the shimmering white glitter is the center of attention that makes us forget about the nail design itself and focus on the light white image!
32. Pretty Little Liars
This gold and burgundy nail design reminds me of the famous Pretty Little Liars series that is about those five teenagers that are chased by the evil one called “A”. Besides, these burgundy chevrons that are traced between the golden base make up the shape “A” that looks like a bloody danger!
33. Fading Burgundy
In this nail design, the fading system is used in the fading from dark bloody red to a light candy red from the tip to the bottom. This burgundy nail design can be worn on everyday occasion and it suits any girl’s style and clothing!
Jam violet burgundy is one of the sexiest colors ever known. However, this color it self-has a strong and powerful shine in its system and it gives you the hot and attractive look you ladies always wanted to have. On the other hand, the cute pattern with the burgundy tip and the white base makes you in love with this nail design to infinity and beyond!
35. Burberry Pattern
In this nail design, the burgundy nail polish in all nails does not grab the attention as the masterpiece in the ring finger does. In this finger, one of the most popular and most beautiful patterns of Coco Chanel is drawn with a nail polish brush.
36. Burgundy and Black Nails
Fame is not obtained easily, fame needs beauty, classy, and uniqueness. And as Coco Chanel says:”Beauty begins at the moment you decide to be yourself”. So if you are a sexy lady searching for fame, the first thing you have to do is to be yourself in order to achieve inner and external beauty. And when fame is reached, you ladies now have the perfect conditions that allow you to wear this black lattice burgundy nail design!
37. Lion Heart
A lion is the symbol of power and danger at the same time, but for you, as a woman, all you need to be attractive is not just external beauty, but also the charming personality a woman can have which is designed with strength.
So if you wanna look strong and sexy, try wearing this nail design that will give you the hot look you all ladies need!
Auburn is the most classy shade of burgundy. It has that flaming look that you wanna wear in all occasions, whether it is a daily one, a party one, or friend hangouts occasions.
39. Dark Burgundy Nails
Wanna look sexy and wild at the same time? Try wearing this dark burgundy nail design made up of the rosewood classy color found in squared oval-shaped nails that are going to take away the breath of your haters because of the flames of jealousy that this nail design is going to burn.
40. Faby Abby
Coco Chanel says: “A girl should be two things, fabulous and classy”. And as you all girls know, fabulous and classy are two adjectives that hold many common meanings and when one of them occurs, it will randomly cause the occurrence of the other. So if you wanna look classy and fabulous, you better try this burgundy nail design on.
41. Glossy Maroon
Actually, it is usually hard to differentiate between the maroon and the burgundy colors which means that these two colors are somehow the same. However, putting the maroon color its glossy state is not really a bad idea. On the contrary, it is one of the cutest images maroons can appear in.
42. Matte Burgundy Nails
It’s a fact that you don’t have to go all shiny and glittery in order to look classy, and sometimes simplicity is the only way to elegance and beauty. So if you wanna look simple and girly, don’t miss the chance of wearing this matte burgundy nail design.
43. Burgundy Nails with Glitter
On the other hand, most of you ladies consider that having a shiny and glittery look is your way to show up in a fancy and sexy image. However, this nail design is all made up of shiny and glittery decals of the golden and white colors that light up your nails and bring them back to life!
44. Floral Burgundy
Flowers are mostly adored by women! However, the best gift that can ever bring a woman to her best mood is bringing her the special flowers she adores. So if you are a flower lover, you better try this matte and floral nail design on!
45. Goth Tipped
No one can deny that the tips of this nail design are all gothy and Halloween themed. So if you have such an occasion in a dark black night, thus nail design would be the best to wear on.