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The Best Nail Polish Colors for Your Bridal Shower

Whether it be a flirty pink or a bold red, these nail polish colors are perfect for almost any pre-wedding function.

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Trying to figure out which nail polish you should wear for your upcoming shower? Whether it be a flirty pink or a bright and bold red, these nail polish colors are perfect for almost any pre-wedding function. Don’t believe us? Just read below and see why these polishes are the best for showing off your new sparkler at your bridal shower.

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A Classic French Manicure

You can never go wrong with this timeless and classic nail polish option. A French manicure is the best pick for brides who want to keep the focus on their new bling. It’s also a neutral hue and pairs well with most other colors and attire you might wear to your bridal shower.

Editor’s Pick: Blanc by essie, $9 from essie

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A Barely There Polish

If color on your nails isn’t really your thing, opt for a beige or gray hue. This hint of color will be subtle enough to not overshadow your ring and also leave your hands looking polished and fresh. This color option is one of our favorites for brides not knowing what they’ll be wearing to an upcoming shower, since it doesn’t clash with other colors.

Editor’s Pick: Subnormal by Smith & Cult, $18 from Net-A-Porter


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A Bright and Bold Red

For a bold look that will have guests trying their best to keep their eyes off of your rock, opt for a flirtatious red polish. A red-hot hue can work with any season, whether you are having a summer shower or winter soiree. It also stands out in pictures too. So make sure to take lots of snaps of you and your gang celebrating together.

Editor’s Pick: Fifth Avenue by essie, $9 from essie

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A Hip Metallic Tone

This showstopping polish will definitely help accentuate your engagement ring and is also easy to pair with more modern outfits. Opt to wear attire with a smaller pattern in bold colors to really let the metallic polish shine. Think a crop top paired with dark pants and wedges to embrace your trend-setting vibe.

Editor’s Pick: Penny Talk by essie, $9 from Target

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A Preppy Light Blush

If you love all things pink and feminine, then we definitely suggest getting a light blush hue on your nails. This nail color is one of the most common because it compliments so many outfit options! From a cute sundress to your favorite jeans and blouse, a light blush polish is a must-try for your bridal shower. Especially if you’re having a brunch and bubbly shower!

Editor’s Pick:It's A Girl by OPI Nail Lacquer, $6 from Beyond Polish

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An Edgy Black

Perfect for brides-to-be who dig a more modern or edgy look, this dark and sultry nail polish is another favorite of ours for a bridal shower. The dark polish is a chic option if you are throwing an evening bridal shower. Black polish also can easily be paired with solid colors, so choose an outfit with little patterns, such as a solid color dress.

Editor’s Pick: Black Onyx by OPI Nail Lacquer, $10 from Macy’s