Love coffin nails but not the long length? Then you are in the right place! We have found 21 classy ways to wear short coffin nails! Coffin nails are often long, but the shape looks great on short nails, too! You get the best of both worlds – trendy nails that are easy to wear! What are you waiting for, take a look. We have something for everyone, from bold colors to sparkly glitter.
1. ELEGANT, GLITTER SHORT COFFIN NAILS
First up on our list are these lace and glitter nails. Most of the nails have a different design including: ombre, glitter, shimmery French manicure and elegant lace art. Nails like these are just beautiful. This nail design would be great for a wedding, or any other special occasion. Recreate the whole look or choose one of the stylish designs.
If you are looking for chic nails that are easy to wear, then these may be perfect. Here we have short nails that have been colored in a light pink polish. You can wear nails like these anywhere because they are subtle enough for work, but are glam for an occasion where you want to dress up. The color used is You Crossed the Nazca Line by OPI.
Looking for nails that are glamorous and sparkly? Then this idea is for you. These are short coffin acrylic nails that feature light pink and glitter. As you can see, the glitter has been used in different ways to create a unique and glitzy look. You can recreate the whole manicure or just one or two of the nails you like. These would be perfect for a night out, party or special events like the holiday season.
Next, we have bright and stylish nails that will make a statement. The coffin nails featured here include white chrome, ombre glitter and pink glitter and gems. This is such a cool and creative idea and it uses three of the must-have nail trends all in one manicure! You can take inspiration from this and create your own version, or try using different colors that you love.
You can create stylish and bold nails with just one color, you don’t always need lots of gems and glitter. Check out these nails which are a trendy grey shade. As you can see, the color is chic on it’s own and looks great on shorter nails. You can recreate these nails with any grey color. Nails like these are very easy to wear because they go with everything and will suit any occasion.
Our next idea features natural, short coffin nails. We wanted to show you that natural nails can look pretty, too! It is a subtle way to try coffin nails and is perfect for the ladies who want to try a new nail shape without being over the top.
Next, we have a very elegant nail idea to share with you. These nails feature a shimmery french ombre, silver glitter and a stunning floral design. Nails like these are stylish and beautiful. It would be the perfect manicure for a wedding. You can even recreate the nail art in different colors to create a jazzy, colorful look.
Add a pop of pink to your look with a manicure like this one! Here we have short coffin nails in a vibrant, shimmery pink color. A pink shade like this is bright, light and stylish. You can recreate nails in a delicate pink like this or choose a darker pink color. Either one will suit short coffin nails beautifully.
Pink is not your thing? Then check out these blue nails! These coffin nails feature different glossy, light blue colors with two glitter accent nails. The nails are gorgeous and all the colors compliment each other beautifully. Nails like these will look amazing all year round, but especially around the winter and holiday season, as they have icy blue tones. You can recreate this look or take inspiration and use your own colors.
Another stylish color for nails is yellow. Don’t just take our word for it, check out these nails! The short coffin nails feature a combination of chrome, yellow ombre, glitter yellow and one nude accent nail. This is a vibrant but chic manicure that will brighten up your look. Create this mani or try a more vibrant yellow. You can also just choose one or two of the nail designs.
Add glamour to your look with these next nails. Each nail has a different design which includes: gems, glitter, ombre and silver stripes. Even though each nail is unique, they still coordinate due to the same colors being used. Recreate these nails for a bold, glitzy look or try just one design.
Coffin shaped nails are also known as ballerina nails. Our next idea is pretty and elegant. Most of the nails are a light and delicate pink and there is one accent nail covered in pink glitter. The glitter just jazzes up the pink and makes the color stand out. Nails like these would be great for a wedding, date night or other special occasion where you want to feel glam.
Looking for nails that are trendy and chic? Then these are for you! These short coffin nails feature white tips, white cuticles and a stylish white accent nail. We love these nails because they look kind of classic with the white tips but have modernized the look with patterns and cuticle art. Nails like these would be perfect for a trendsetting bride!
We have shown pink nails and blue nails, but what if you combine the two?! Here we have gorgeous nails that are glossy pink with two blue ombre glitter nails. Pink and blue look so stylish when worn together. Recreate this light look or try darker shades. Just make sure that if you choose one dark color, that the other is dark too as it will keep the colors coordinated.
Another color we love for nails is burgundy. Here we have short coffin nails that feature glitter burgundy and dark burgundy shades. These nails are super stylish and would be amazing for the fall, winter and holiday seasons. You can create a similar look to this or choose one of the designs instead of them all.
Next, we have another pink idea to share with you. This one features a soft and romantic pink shade with added pink glitter. If you want a glitzy look then recreate the whole manicure. Looking for something subtler? Then try just one glitter nail instead of two.
Be bold with nails like these! Here we have short coffin nails that feature a vibrant red tone with silver glitter and gems. This is a stunning idea that is perfect for the ladies who like to make a statement! Colors like these are great all year round from summer days to the Christmas holidays. We love this look!
Our next idea is elegant, pretty and stylish. The nails are white with one pink accent nail. This accent nails looks delicate and shimmery which really glams up the look. You can recreate that or just choose a simple matte or glossy pink. Either way, you will end up with a gorgeous manicure.
Next, we have another sparkly look. This one features light pink that almost looks nude with purple glitter accent nails. One creates an ombre look and the other is all over glitter. As you can seem purple looks gorgeous in glitter. Try this idea or choose all purple glitter for a vibrant and glitzy manicure.
The next nail idea we have to show you was inspired by the fall. These nails feature a dark brown, shimmery shade and glitter. Even though these colors found inspiration in one season, does not mean it is limited to it. This manicure will look stylish all year round and would be amazing for events where you want to look and feel glam.
Last on our list of short coffin nails is this bright blue look. The blue used is a lavender blue which means it has a hint of purple too. This is a super stylish color that will suit all occasions. You can check out the products used to create the look on the artist’s page featured below. Keep it simple like this or use a similar color with accent nails like glitter.