Do you need inspiring and hot burgundy nail designs? We’ve got you covered with a collection of 72 hot burgundy nail designs.
Burgundy nail designs never go out of style. They look glamorous, pretty, and mesmerizingly elegant.
Burgundy is a very small part of the complete color palette. But it has enough shades to keep your nails dolled up for the whole winter.
And no one said that you couldn’t use these shades in summers as well. You can! Or you can alternate between cooler tones and burgundy tones to change the mood.
Considering the narrow array of shades that come with burgundy, you’ve got only a few colors to show off. Or do you?
The colors might be limited but they have enough choices to match different skin tones enhancing the beauty of every hand in the process.
Before you proceed, make sure you understand your skin tones and how they will impact your nail polish color choices.
Here are 75 burgundy nail designs to fill your manicure schedule for the upcoming season. Are you ready to start planning your winter style? Or just use one style for the next week.
Best Burgundy Nail Ideas
1. Hot and Cool
All burgundy nail designs don’t have to be hot. Include a pinch of coolness with white glittery polish on alternate nails.
2. Ombre Glitter
Ombre is in trend these days. Mix up burgundy and glitter using this method.
Add More Glitter
So, glitter – if it’s in cool shades of white, pink, and blue – will add coolness to your style. On alternate nails and the tip of burgundy polished nails, use silver glitter in ombre gradient.
3. Burgundy Flowers
On the middle fingers, get a crème coat of white nail designs. Finish it off with burgundy flowers and stalks on top.
The pinky finger, thumb, and index finger will get burgundy polish with a crème finish.
4. Light and Dark
Mix things up some more with light and dark burgundy shades alternating each other on your hands. Choose pinkish hues for some and brownish shades for others.
5. Floral Accessories
Just accentuate the beauty of your shiny burgundy polish with silver flowers on top. Line them up diagonally to impart more style.
6. Plain Ombre
Ombre is the best technique to enhance any burgundy nail designs . Go from dark to light shades of vice versa as you please.
7. Ombre with Accessories
Accessorize it with diamonds running in the middle.
8. Jelly Finish Is the Best
If you are planning for a winter event, a jelly finish is the most suitable way to present an attractive burgundy style.
9. Jelly Finish with a Moon
Jelly finishes are cool on their own. But if you want to add a twist, shape your tip as a moon with silver polish.
10. Another Moon
You can also present a crescent at the roots of your nails before finishing off with shiny burgundy polish.
11. One More
These nude shade crescents are upside down and designed on the base of burgundy nail designs.
12. Plain Burgundy Nails
When you are using burgundy polish, your need for adding styles to your manicure is eliminated. So, get a smooth burgundy manicure with a crème finish.
13. Switch the Styles
Using different styles on alternative nails is the way to go if you want to keep the design cool despite the heat that accompanies the burgundy color.
Alternate between silver glitter and your choice of burgundy shade.
14. Burgundy and Pink
You can use plain polish or patterns for this.
15. Pink with Diamond
On the two middle fingernails painted pink, use single coffin of rhinestones to beautify the appearance.
16. Burgundy and Sheer
Another plain style that doesn’t need much artistic work from you is alternating sheer nail polish with burgundy shade.
17. Sheer Polish with Burgundy Tip
Coat your coffin nails with sheer polish. Then paint burgundy french tips.
18. Another Combo of Sheer and Burgundy
Do you think that burgundy and sheer polish have limited styles to choose from? Think again.
This style will alternate between plain burgundy polish and sheer polish with burgundy tips.
19. Curved and Sheer
On the sheer polish paint burgundy curves or go vice versa.
20. The Combo with Accessories
Or you can accessorize the above combo with silver nail art accessories.
21. A Mix of Styles
Or you can throw all the concerns about following styles and patterns out the window. Mix up glitter, sheer with a burgundy tip, jelly, and accessories randomly across nails.
22. Matte and Glitter
These are two entirely different finishes but they can complement each other on random nails.
23. Add Golden
Between nails of patterned burgundy polish, keep a fingernail for silver and gold glitter in ombre technique.
24. Sheer and Golden
If you’ve chosen to alternate between sheer and burgundy colors, top off the sheer nails with golden color.
25. Black and Burgundy
Burgundy and black is a unique combo. You can simply alternate the two colors with a matte finish.
26. Or Add Patterns
Make them vertical, criss-cross, or horizontal, just make patterns with a burgundy and black nails combo.
27. Another Triangle Tip
No, it’s not a tip – just a small triangle of sheer polish at the bottom of burgundy-colored nails.
28. Matte and Pure
With a pinkish undertone, paint a burgundy matte polish to showcase your elegance.
29. The Theme of Flowers
Between the crème finish of burgundy nails on both sides, decorate middle nails with pink flowers on white polish.
30. Matte Finish with Curved Lines
Add beauty to matte finished burgundy polish with white curves.
31. Matte and Accessories
Burgundy polish looks most elegant when it has a matte finish. Add a twist of color and style with accessories to this polish.
32. A Mix of Colors
Let every nail present a different shade of burgundy polish.
33. A Criss-Cross in White
Use it on only one nail in each hand.
34. Glitter Ring Finger
Let your ring finger stand out on each hand with silver glitter in the middle of burgundy-colored polishes.
35. Add Another Color
Consider pairing with other colors like green or grey.
36. Burgundy with Flakie Finish
Use burgundy polishes with a flakie finish to get larger, sporadic dots on the jelly surface.
37. Bejeweled Nails
Accessorize the base of your burgundy polished nails with small diamonds.
38. Burgundy with Hearts
Feature golden metallic polish on pinky and index fingers and complete the look with burgundy hearts.
39. Crackle Finish
Burgundy polish looks great with jelly, crème, or matte finishes. But you can accentuate its smoothness by keeping a nail in a different color with a crackle finish. White or grey will look good in this combo.
Feature a miniature bunch of flowers diagonally on your burgundy matte polished nails.
40. A Heart in The Middle
Use the ring finger to feature a burgundy heart on top of white matte polish.
41. Polka Dots
But burgundy is mature and elegant, right? Burgundy polka dots will only add to this elegance when they stand against white or pink sheet polish.
42. Contrast with Blue
Just like that, you get a unique style that also looks awesome.
43. Against Golden Background
If you can afford to warm up your manicure a little more, use burgundy colors on top of a golden base coat. It’s still not hot enough? Use golden glitter.
44. Stripes of Green
Mix up the colors. Use straps of green between the bordering, diagonal straps of burgundy.
45. Check Pattern
It’s another way to highlight your fun-loving nature in the middle of mature-looking burgundy nails.
46. The Tiger Stripe Pattern
If alternating between styles is what you want in your manicure, use white and black stripes to accentuate the burgundy color on other nails.
Winters are for snow and a desire for warmth. Mix up the two.
48. Use Waves
Between alternating golden and burgundy nails, use a wave-like pattern to mix both colors.
49. The Golden Heart
Again, on the ring finger, accentuate the sheer polish with a golden heart between burgundy nails.
50. Chic and Naïve
Paint burgundy polish with nude color diagonally on each nail.
51. Black and Silver
Different nails will get different polishes, finishes, and styles.
52. Glittery Stiletto
Use silver glitter polish on every other stiletto nail. And use different shades of burgundy in between.
53. Nude and Golden
Let your nails boost their youth and elegance with different nails presenting golden, burgundy, and nude shades.
54. Remembering the Autumn
These cozy burgundy nails with orange autumn nails will remind you of the past season.
55. Make It Fun
Burgundy is not always the most fun color. But you can make it so with lots of cartoons, stars, and glitter.
56. A Stamp of Curves
That will go on the middle fingers. Use pink and burgundy for the other two nails.
57. Use the Duo-Chrome Finish
Don’t worry about spending lots of time painting and decorating your nails. Get a duo-chrome burgundy polish and you are done!
58. Multi-Chrome Finish
If two colors are not enough for you, use a multi-chrome burgundy polish. The polish will prevent you from craving more colors and designs.
59. The Shade of Purple
Burgundy color becomes even more attractive when it has a purple undertone. And this polish is even suitable for warmer seasons.
60. White and Red Stripes
This sparkly style will invite attention to your ring fingers with a mix of red and white colors in narrow stripes. For other fingers, use glitter of silver and red hues.
61. Mustard Orange is New Golden
You may want to ditch the golden color for a reasonably low-key mustard orange color. For other nails, use ombre technique to move between pink and burgundy.
62. Burgundy on Nude
Nude colors are the perfect base coat to paint your burgundy patterns on. Paint burgundy hearts or flowers on top of a nude shade.
You can use the combo on a single ring nail or you can alternate between designs.
63. Nude with Accessories
You don’t want to mess with your awesome burgundy nails. But your alternating nude nails are available for decoration.
Use accessories to decorate a crescent at their base. Or make a crown.
These beautiful nail art accessories will add shine and luster to your already smooth polish. Get them in blue nails, silver, or green shades to ascertain their beauty.
65. The Purple Flower
The combination of purple and burgundy is uniquely soothing. Use a dark shade of burgundy and decorate it with a purple flower on top.
66. Only French Tip
That will do! Burgundy manicures don’t need too flashy designs to begin with.
67. Pink Shade
Use ombre technique to paint the top of an otherwise burgundy nail in a pink shade. You can alternate this design between jelly-finished, burgundy polished nails.
Or you can feature it on your pinky and ring finger.
68. Jelly Finish with Accessories
Decorate a triangle at the base of your burgundy nails with a jelly finish.
69. Burgundy Jelly-Finish on Small Nails
No, you are wrong. The burgundy palette is not reserved for long nails. You can proudly boast it on your small layers as well. Use plain polish or decorate a crescent at the bottom.
70. A Hint of Golden
Are you ready to say goodbye to autumn? On your burgundy top coat, give a slight node to the leaving season with a single line in golden.
71. Leafy Short Nails
72. Burgundy Butterfly Style
Burgundy has a warm appearance. You would use this manicure when you want to align with the warmth of the occasion.
Otherwise, winter is the perfect season for using this nail color. You can add cool colors to balance out the hot feeling of this shade.
Silver, pink, and purple are some shades that will lighten its mood. Also, white can balance out its effect to some extent.
Use accessories to suit the occasion. But also check the finish before choosing the accessories.
Matte finish is an especially tricky finish when it comes to choosing accessories.