When it comes to fun in the sun, that’s summer. When it comes to fun nail designs, we can hand that off to the Fall and Winter months. So, kick off Fall with one of these cool September nail design ideas.
These gourd-geous Fall manicures feature pumpkins, fall foliage, Halloween-adjacent designs, and autumn colors. Save them to Pinterest (or to your ever-growing lists of screenshots you never go back and look at) and take it to your local nail tech.
Just tell ‘em Darcy sent ya.
26 September Nail Designs to Complete Your Fall Aesthetic
1. Autumn Leaves Fall Nails
Finally, some fall foliage we don’t have to rake when our nails dry.
2. Mustard Nails
First Leeuwen, now our nails. Mustard is the trend. Just don’t let your shirt near it.
3. Gold Stripe September Nails
When you want to feel like royalty but don’t need all the publicity. Ok, maybe just some of the publicity.
4. Labor Day Cookout Nails
If you’re looking, you’re not cooking. Good thing we’re eating instead!
5. Labor Day Swirl Nails
These colors don’t run. They do, however, prevent us from touching anything for an hour.
6. Autumn Kitties Nails
Don’t mind the fact that their eyes are neon. They’re totally normal black cats.
7. Harvest Landscape September Nails
Did you just join Farmers Only? If not, this is your sign to create an account.
8. Back to School Nails
No, of course we’re not cheating off your test. Have you seen our nails? We’re very studious.
9. Yellow Minimalist September Nails
For when you want to embrace the Fall colors but in a barely there sort of way.
10. Blustery Winnie the Pooh Nails
Has anyone seen Piglet?!
11. Perfectly Prepared September Nails
Tell us you’re a Virgo without telling us you’re a Virgo.
12. Fall Equinox Nails
Ring in Mabon with these colorful witchy nails. No, we don’t know why the cat has three eyes. Maybe he got into the potions again.
13. Classic School Nails
When you’re not teacher’s pet, but you still want an A.
14. Spooky Apple Nails
Why, yes, it’s a perfectly normal apple. Don’t mind the black ooze. That’s just flavoring.
15. September Sweater Weather
Forget putting on your contacts. Or a sweater. But these pumpkin-adorned coffin nails look great!
16. Groovy September Vibes Nails
For mushroom lovers everywhere. Not edible.
17. Autumn Terrazzo Color Block Nails
Is this manicure giving countertop or…
18. Gothic Bat Nails
Audible gasp. Then squee, then gasp again. These black bat nails are the perfect way to slide into Halloween. And our DMs.
19. Class Notes Nails
We might save these cute passing notes nails for Valentine’s Day. By then we can figure out how to fit “want to go out with me, circle yes or no” onto one nail.
20. September Bears Nails
Paddington, is that you?
21. Purple Virgo Nails
Virgos do know how to have fun. And how to color inside the lines!
22. Minimalist Virgo Nails
No, we’re not saying Virgo is boring. We would never say that. (We might think it, though.)
23. Witchy Libra Nails
These witch aesthetic nails are perfect for any sign, just swap out the Libra symbol for your own.
24. Glam Libra Nails
Look, we know how it works when you can’t decide on just one style.
25. September Marble Nails
Gorgeous, as long as you don’t look at them after a long night of Long Island Iced Teas.
26. Minimalist Fall Foliage Nails
Cute. Classic. About the level of our drawing skills.