Brown Nail Designs Inspired By Sofia Richie’s Latest Manicure

It's all about chocolate and coffee tones

brown nail designs

by Renee Washington |
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Nail designs – there’s always something new and exciting to suit each and every nail shape. Take TikTok trends for example – this year we’ve seen an increase in the search for ombre designs as well as neon hues and Barbie pinks. While these bright nail designs made for the perfect summer manicure, now the weather is getting colder and the days are becoming darker, meaning it's time to switch up our manicures in time for the winter months. It's no wonder then, that we've seen creators make a play for moodier tones suited to autumn manicures. When celebrity manicurists like Iram Shelton and Harriet Westmoreland do switch up their signature milky pink polishes, they’re making moves towards berry reddramatic black and burnt orange shades. The latest trend to hit 2023? Brown nail designs. And, we can confirm, they look seriously chic. In fact, searches for brown nails are up 150% on Google trends suggesting this is a mani to pay attention to.

The first of the A-Listers to lend their seal of approval to the mani of the moment? Sofia Richie - and celeb manicurist Betina Goldsteincosigns this message. She wrote ‘love the nail colour,’ under the a picture carousel Richie shared to Instagram, just swipe through bellow.

From rich coffee nail art to creamy sweeps of latte, here's our edit of Grazia approved brown nail art to inspire you ahead of your upcoming salon appointment or your next DIY job. Whether you're partial to gel nailsBIAB nails or acrylic nail inspiration, consider this all you could ever need.

Scroll on for the best brown designs for 2023...

Brown French Tip Nails

French nail designs are always classic. These brown micro-tips make for a contemporary twist that still remains timeless and chic.


For a home manicure this hue is so dreamy, team this with a natural nude to achieve the look above.

Brown Acrylic Nails

This graphic look is perfectly suited to acrylic nails. If you're unsure you can mimic the Valentine's Day worthy nail art? Givenail stickers a go if you don't have a steady hand.


For nail art its is essential that you have thin brush at hand. And once this is in the bag, all

Brown Autumn Nails

Short, square, glossy and simple, this chocolate manicure is the perfect choice.

Mocha Brown Acrylic Nails

Flattering on all skin tones, this rich dark brown manicure ticks all our boxes. The almond shape is ideal for elongating the fingers, too.


Add a little twist to your mani by sprinkling a little bronze magic.

Brown and Gold Nails

A deep brown and shimmering gold polish flatters square shaped nails beautifully. If you're after a unique birthday manicure? This could be it.

Brown Marble Nails

Marble nails are having a moment - this set swirly set taps into just about every brown nail trend.


This colour is super close to the 'perfect brown' Sofia sported on her Instagram feed, it is deep


Main image credit: Instagram @iramshelton

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