For the longest time, it seemed like you only had two options for your nail shape: Round or square. But not anymore. Feeling your Wednesday Addams side? Go for coffin nails. Want to go dainty? Try squoval tips. How about bringing on the drama? That’s what stiletto nails are for. You get the idea—there are endless options. But one standby is almond nails. True to the nut they’re named after, they share a similar shape to an almond and are filed along the sides, ending in a round peak. Best of all, almond nails tend to suit practically everyone and look just as beautiful short as they do long. So if you’re looking to get in on the short nail trend for fall, look no further than the almond shape.
Now that you have the shape down, you need a design. To help you nail your choice (pun intended), we’ve rounded up the best short almond manis for fall, from designs reminiscent of a cozy cup of coffee to French manis with an autumnal twist. Scroll on to find your perfect autumn almond mani.