21 Totally Hip Summer Nail Designs Your Friends Will Envy

Summer nail designs for 2017 are all about bright colors and funky styles! From brilliant ombre designs to stiletto nails to bold and edgy nail art, there is something for everyone!

If you are looking for trendy and fun new designs for summer nails, you have come to the right place. We have compiled a list of the top nail looks for the coming summer season!

Whether you are looking for cute nail designs or nail art with an edgy flair, we are sure you will find something that catches your eye!

Check out our favorite summer nail designs! Don’t forget to pin your friends!

Bling-Bang

These pearly white nails are pure elegance. And with the ring finger adorned with pretty crystals, you’ll want to show off your favorite bling this summer. Break out that sexy sundress and your favorite bling for this sexy and sparkly nail design!


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Bling-Bang

These pearly white nails are pure elegance. And with the ring finger adorned with pretty crystals, you’ll want to show off your favorite bling this summer. Break out that sexy sundress and your favorite bling for this sexy and sparkly nail design!


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Emoji Nail Art

Whether you admit it or not, you love emojis! These fun emoji art nails are fun year round, but we love the smiley, sun, and fruit emojis for summer fun!


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Cute and Camo

Whether you opt for traditional camouflage shades or a more feminine pink and green camo look, you can show your love for camouflage with this totally trendy nail design!


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Twisted Tribal

Tribal nail art is fun and edgy. And this twisty tribal design with deep reds, whites, and blacks really takes it up a notch, if you are feeling dark and daring.


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Gnarly Graphics

This bold take on graphic art in bold primary colors is very artsy and chic!


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Funky French Mani

This fun take on the traditional French mani with additional stripes and contrasting space is bold yet classy for a sleek, sophisticated summer look!


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Two-Toned Nails

If you love matte nails, you’ll flip for this two-toned matte nail design with bold summer shades. Add a gemstone to give it a bit more class, if so desired.


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Neon Graphic Nail Art

These random graphic designs in bright summer colors are fun and fierce!


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Mystical Garden

With its black base and bright summery flowers, this floral design is reminiscent of a garden under the stars.


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Summer Bandana

This fun take on the bandana is classy yet fun. We love the paisley white swirls on a brightly colored base.


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Summer Blues

These alternating shades of blue against a neutral base will make you think of gentle ocean waves on a hot summer day!


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Ocean Ombre

If you love ombre, you’ll go crazy about this soft fade of white into baby blue. Can you close your eyes and smell the salty air?


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Tropical Paradise

Another ombre look is this slow fade from dark to light orange with a black palm tree on one finger for a totally tropical vibe.


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Margaretville

Speaking of the tropics, you’ll love these pretty summer-bright nails with a margarita glass. It’s 5:00 somewhere, right?Pastel Paradise: If you love soft pastels, you’ll love these soft pastel ombre nails with an iridescent top coat!


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Pastel Paradise

If you love soft pastels, you’ll love these soft pastel ombre nails with an iridescent top coat!


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Fabulous Flamingos

These neon pink flamingos will look great on a white, neutral or black base!


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Ice Cream Cones

Who doesn’t love ice cream in the summer? These colorful ice cream designs are truly yummy!


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Watermelon Magic

Everyone wants watermelon in the summer! These cute watermelon slices on a pastel base look good enough to eat!


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Sparkling Stilettos

If you are bold enough to sport stiletto nails, paint each nail a different color of the rainbow and add some sparkles!


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Pastel Mani

This look is cute for short nails. A pretty pastel base with a simple blue tip and silver stripe and the reversed variation on the accent nail for an elegant summer French mani!


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We adore these fun summer nail designs and we hope you will love them just as much as we do! Try them all or find the one that best suits your summer style!

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