Super Cool White and Black Nail Designs to Match any Mood


Black nail designs can be classy and elegant or daring and edgy. Black and white nail designs are a great way to express oneself.

Black nails are appropriate for a variety of occasions from a day at the office to a formal event. We have put together a list of elegant and trendy black and white nail designs that can fit any occasion or mood.


White nails are very classy and elegant, but you can dress them up with a burst of color or a dark and daring black design.

Check out our favorite white and black nail designs! Be sure to pin the ones you like best!

Checkered Nails

This retro black and white checkered design is sleek and stylish and a great throwback to the old days!

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Ghostly Nails

If you are feeling spooky, try these black nails with white ghosts. Or, if you prefer, paint your nails white and paint a black outline of a ghost. Either way, you’ll be ready for Halloween!

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Panda Bears

These adorable pandas are super-cute for those who prefer shorter nails!

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Moonlit Sky for Black Nail Designs

We love these half moon and full moon designs on a smoky black nail base.

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Black and White Chevron Nails

This chevron design is quite stylish. If you want to make it a bit more edgy, add shiny gemstone to each nail.

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Daring Dice

Love to gamble? This black and white dice design is perfect for a weekend getaway in Vegas!

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Paisley Power

If you love all things paisley, you’ll love this intricate paisley design. This look takes a lot of patience and quite a bit of skill, but you will be the envy of all your friends with these far-out nails!

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Anchors Away

If you love the beach, you’ll sink for this trippy black anchor on your accent finger. To make the look even more fun, paint some white stripes and polka on black nails!

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Polka Dot Tips

Polka dot nails are totally in right now, but this French mani with a nude base and black tips with white polka dots takes it to another level!

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Musical Melody

Music lovers everywhere will be singing about these whimsical music notes. You can paint white music notes on black nails, or vice versa. Or, mix and match for the perfect melody!

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Tuxedo Nails

These black and white tuxedo nails are the epitome of class and sophistication. But what makes them even more special is the sparkly black and silver bow on the accent nail.

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Love Is in The Air

Show your love with these pretty black and white floral nails. But what really sets this look apart is the bright red heart оn one of the fingers!

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Black and White Water Marble Nails

These black and white swirls are fun and modern. Marble art is super trendy, so all of your friends will be totally jealous!

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Don’t you just love these awesome white and black nail designs? We sure do! You’ll be the envy of your friends with these sexy, edgy, and classy nail designs! Choose your favorites or mix and match! But the sky’s the limits and you can add your own personal touches to any of these designs for black and white nails!

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