Stiletto nails are one of the most popular nail shapes. However, the longer lengths of the nail shape can be hard to wear. With the long length and sharp point these nails can make daily tasks more difficult and watch your eyes when putting on makeup. Luckily, there is an easy way to wear the trendy shape and that is by trying a shorter nail length. That’s right, you can have short stiletto nails that give you the best of both worlds – trendy nails without the hazard! So, take a look at these designs and see how stunning your nails can look. There is a mani to suit everyone, so you won’t able to choose your favorite.
SPARKLY SHORT STILETTO NAILS
First up, we have these sparkly and short stiletto nails. Most of the nails are light pink with subtle glitter but there is an accent nail that is covered in silver glitter. This is such a pretty idea and it is very glam. Nails like these will be great for every day wear and for more special events like proms and weddings.
BLUE SWIRL NAIL DESIGN
If you like more unique and bold nail art, then this is for you. Here we have sharp stiletto nails with an amazing blue swirl design. This is such a fun and statement making mani. You can buy swirl nail stencils online to help you recreate the look. If blue is not your color, then this design will look amazing in any vibrant shade, maybe try pink or purple.
PURPLE NAILS WITH CHEVRON NAIL ART
We love this next nail idea because it is sparkly, super stylish and the color palette is stunning. Some nails are purple, one is glitter and one has trendy chevron art. It is a gorgeous design and it is glitzy too. You can use stencils or tape to recreate the chevron art, it is easy to do and there are lots of step by step tutorials online.
NUDE NAILS WITH A FLORAL ACCENT NAIL
The next nail idea is simple and stunning. For this look, most of the nails are nude and there is one accent nail. The accent nail is decorated with pretty flowers and plants. These flowers are encapsulated so the flowers are between layers. You can find tutorials online for encapsulated flowers if you want to DIY it or ask your nail tech about the floral art.
HOLOGRAPHIC STILETTO NAILS
Make a statement in silver with a mani like this one. As you can see, all of the short stiletto nails are covered in holographic silver. This is such a fun and futuristic nail design. Something like this is easy to wear, will suit everyone and it can be dressed up or down to suit any occasion. Silver color like this is also perfect for the summer and festivals.
GLITZY NAILS WITH MARBLE ART
Next, we have a glitzy and trendy idea to show you. So, the two hands have different designs but we love the marble hand. On that hand, each nail is different. Some nails are different shades of nude, one is sparkly and the other has glam marble art. One nail is adorned with rhinestones too. It is a gorgeous idea and the marble looks amazing. You can create marble art yourself by following tutorials online.
MATTE NEON ORANGE NAILS
This next mani is one another one of our favorites! Most of the nails are a trendy and bright matte orange color. There is also one accent nail that is ombre with a stylish white pattern on the top. The colors are beautiful and the art is unique. A design like this is great for the summer. You can find matte colors online or you can use a glossy orange and use a matte top coat.
STYLISH SNAKE STILETTO NAILS
Love stylish and wild nail art? If so, this is for you. Here we have short stiletto nails and most of them are grey and black ombre. There is also one accent nail that is grey with black snake art. We love the snake design, it is so trendy and striking. If you want to stand out from the crowd in style, then this is for you.
LIGHT PINK NAILS WITH SPARKLE
Next, we have a pretty and glam nail idea for you. For this look, all of the nails except for one are light pink, while the accent nail is covered in sparkle. This is such a gorgeous design and it is perfect for special occasions. Recreate this or you could try a version with French ombre instead of pink that would look so chic.
HORT WHITE NAILS WITH RHINESTONES
If you love rhinestones, then you need to check out this mani. All of the nails are white but two nails are adorned with rhinestones. This is a pretty and glam look. You can buy flat back rhinestones online for nails and stick them on with nail glue. You can easily create a version of this design yourself at home.
MATTE BLACK STILETTO NAILS
Maybe you prefer more simple manicures? If so, this trendy idea is for you. Here we have short stiletto nails that are a matte black color. This design will suit everyone because it is versatile. Wear the mani with a leather jacket and the nails are edgy or wear with a party dress and you have glam manicure. It all depends on how you wear it.
GLITTERY PINK NAIL DESIGN
Love pink? If so, this idea is for you! For this look, different shades of pink have been used on the nails. Glitter and rhinestones have been used on some nails as well. It is a very pretty and fun nail idea. Pink tones like these are perfect for the spring and summer. Recreate this or use different shades of pink, maybe more vivid ones.
SPARKLY BLUE NAILS
Next, we have a mani for those who prefer blue! As you can see, multiple blue shades have been used. Some nails have subtle sparkle while some are adorned with silver sequins. This is a fun and glitzy design and we love the blue colors. Try something similar or use different blue tones. Navy blue would look stunning.
NUDE NAILS WITH RHINESTONES
The next nail idea is sparkly and super stylish. For this look, all of the nails are nude. Each nail is also adorned with rhinestones in different patterns. This is a gorgeous look and it will suit any occasion. You can buy rhinestones online in all different shapes and sizes so you could recreate this yourself at home.
YELLOW NAILS WITH A VIBRANT ACCENT NAIL
Looking for a mani that is more vibrant? If so, this is perfect for you! All of the nails are a bright yellow shade except for one. The accent nail is black with colorful geometric art on top. It is a fun and summery nail design and it is perfect for those who like to make a statement.
GORGEOUS AND GLAM MANI
This next nail design is another one of our favorites. Most of the nails are different. One is nude, the next is sparkly, then there are rhinestones, then chrome and finally glitter again. The colors are gorgeous and the art is so unique. This is a glitzy and stylish design that will look amazing on everyone.
Love cute and bright nail designs? If so, take a look at this. All of the nails are nude with rainbow stripe tips! A little glitter has been added to each nail too. It is such a pretty idea and the rainbow stripes really make a statement. You can recreate the nail art with a stencil or nail tape. Just paint each stripe, let it dry and paint the next.
PRETTY PINK NAIL IDEA
Next, we have another pretty pink look. This time some nails are light pink and there is another pink nail that is sparkly. The design is complete with a gold glitter accent nail. It is such a bright and stylish mani and the glitter adds glamour. Nails like these will look amazing for every occasion and the design will suit everyone.
UNIQUE AND BOLD NAIL ART
If you are looking for something more unique, then this is for you. Here we have nude short stiletto nails. Each one also features stripe nail art in different shapes. This is a fun nail design and it is perfect if you love purple. Recreate this or you can try the art in different colors.
PINK, CHROME AND GLITTER OMBRE
We love this next nail design. For this, one nail is pink, the next is chrome, one is sparkly ombre and the last nail is glittery and pink. The colors are gorgeous and the nail art is so trendy. If you want to make a statement in style, then this is the way to do it. Try the whole look or use one or two designs on all nails.
STYLISH AND NEUTRAL NAILS
The next nail design features stylish neutral nail art. These nails use two different neutral tones. Marble art and glitter have been used as well. This mani is easy to wear and it will suit everyone. Recreate this or use one of the designs on all nails. Either way, your nails will look stunning. The colors used are by CND in shades Lovely Quartz and Baby Smile.
BLACK NAILS WITH SEQUINS
Maybe you are looking for fun and bold nails? If so, this mani is for you. Here we have short black stiletto nails. On top of the black color, lots of sequins in different shapes and colors have been added. This is such a pretty and colorful idea idea. Try something similar or you can use any sequin in any shape and color on your nails. Have fun with it!
BOLD RED STILETTO NAILS
The last nail idea is bold and red. Some nails are just red while some are ombre and one is clear with red art. This is a pretty and stylish nail design and it is perfect for when you want to make a statement. Try something similar or try a simpler version with all red nails, that will look gorgeous too.
We hope you have found some stylish short stiletto nails to try!