41 Nail Art Designs To Try This Autumn

It’s time to bid farewell to summer, because autumn is officially here and we’re bringing it in with open arms, with freshly manicured nails of course.

Changing seasons is the perfect excuse and opportunity to book that nail appointment or get in the DIY mood, as autumn nails have arrived and we’re ready for all the pumpkin-spiced manicures we can get our hands on.

Asking yourself what manicure you should pick this autumn? Ready to switch your nails up and get into the autumnal mood? And by autumnal mood we’re talking all the neutral browns, burnt oranges and forest greens.

Stop your endless insta scrolling and scroll here, to discover 41 autumn nail art ideas, from long and abstract to short and simple, that we know you’re gonna be obsessed with.


This watercolour abstract mani from @nails.by.jacqui is giving us all the autumn vibes. We’re obsessed.


We’re calling it, metallics are going to be better than ever this autumn. @antajahdidthem is showing us how it’s done with this metallic aura set.


Autumnal nails never looked so chic! @nails.by.jacqui is providing all the inspo with this neutral French tip and marble set.


A dark brown-red will never fail us in the autumn time. Simple but super classic, we’re taking inspo from @bambinailss this season.


Matte nails are a big yes from us in autumn. This muted matte blue set from @jaynetodman is right up our street. 


Stuck between being a gold or silver girl? Get the best of both worlds with this gold chrome and silver jewel mani from @antajahdidthem.


These green, magnetic shimmer nails are a big yes from us for autumn. Thanks for the inspo @swaknails.


This candy apple red mani from @bambinailss is the perfect tone for autumn, we’re obsessed.


Move over glazed donut nails, autumn is here and so are chocolate glazed nails. Thanks @nailexecutive for introducing us to our new obsession.


Into your brown tones? Switch it up and add a hint of shimmer like @beautybybethsmith. This mix n match French tip and glitter set is very up our street.


Neutrals are always a go-to in autumn, and this abstract white and brown mani from @knot.nails is showing us how to do it the right way.


Say yes to a green mani this autumn like @charlottesbeautyandwellbeing. We are living for this mix n match mani.


White French tips? Not this autumn. We’re switching the classic mani for these brown tips, and we’re obsessed. Thanks for the inspo @nailartbyqueenie.


This copper and burgundy mani from @charlottesbeautyandwellbeing is pure flames. Obsessed.


Watercolour, but make it autumnal. This orangey-brown watercolour mani is ticking all our cosy boxes. Thanks for the inspo @gelalicious.


If you’re not wearing croc print on your nail this autumn, what are you doing? We are in love with this set from @jillow.j.


Hello Autumn, hello @beautyloungebynat. This burnt orange mani is getting us in the mood for everything autumnal.


Sage green is the perfect low-key option for Autumn. Thanks for the inspo @kirstnails92.


Orange and gold is a combo that will never go out of style for autumn. We are obsessed with this mix n match set from @ljc_nails.


If you love neutral tones for autumn, you’re going to love this warm brown, abstract floral design from @charlottesbeautyandwellbeing


Give us allllll the greens this autumn. @lw.nailsbeautylab you have nailed this set.


Keep your autumn mani sweet and dainty like @nailcouturelincoln. We’re obsessed with this milky floral set.


A deep burgundy is a must-have for autumn, and @nailsbyamethys is providing all the inspo.


Autumn nails don’t always have to be dark, @nailsbypaulin is showing us how to do it her way. Obsessed.


Vibe with a burnt orange this autumn like @lw.nailsbeautylab, you won’t regret it.


This brown and nude abstract set from @rebeccanailartist is SO up our street. Recreating ASAP.


Autumnal tones + French tips = a big autumn vibe. Thanks for the inspo @rebeccanailartist.


We are completely in love with this tonal abstract set from @shaunabmua. Autumn, here we come!


This super sweet autumnal floral design from @sophies.beauty.bar is to die for. Love, love, love.


Take your French tip to the next level this autumn like @sophies.beauty.bar. You won’t regret it.


Go for gold this autumn like @sophies.beauty.bar. We are obsessed with this set.


This autumnal cuff set from @studiobylauryn is getting us in the autumnal mood. Thanks for the inspo.


This brown and blue croc set is giving us all the autumnal feels. @studiobylauryn, we are obsessed with you.


Green swirls for autumn are a must. Thanks for the inspo @hopenails_salon.


Tortoiseshell for autumn is simply a no-brainer in our books. This set from @its.a.nail.thing is ticking all our boxes.


French tips and tortoiseshell? Sign us up! @its.a.nail.thing, you have (literally) nailed this set.


Navy for autumn is a big vibe, and @its.a.nail.thing is showing us exactly how it’s done.


This set from @naileditbeauty is guaranteed to make you smile this autumn. So cute!


Give us all the deep tones this autumn. @rosetuckersouthport, we are obsessed with this super clean set.


Introducing the epitome of autumn nails… @withlove.liberty, this set is so up our street and so ready for autumn.


We’re saying yes to all the tortoiseshell we can get our hands on this autumn. Thanks for the inspo @withlove.liberty.


FYI: This article was previously published at an earlier date and has since been updated.