59 Classy Red Tip Nail Designs for 2022

Combine a classic colorway with a modern style and the end result is a classy red tip nail design certain to drip with elegance in any setting with any outfit. Versatile enough to wear to the office or the bar and sophisticated enough to wear on a date. A slight tweak to the shade can make a big impact giving you a great opportunity to highlight your own style.

We went through literally thousands of nail designs to find our favorites and check out some very talented nail artists. These red tip designs can be done yourself but we also have some more complex ideas if you want to show your nail tech some inspiration.

classy red tip nail polish design
We are starting this collection with some medium-sized square red Frenchies. The base is a natural pink, which goes well with the rather thick tips.
classy red tip nail designs
Here’s another take on the classy red tips. This remains to be simple and clean, and I think that the added gems on the accent nail further add to the classy aspect.
classy red tip nail polish design
Here are some long tapered square nails with red tips that are topped with these large gorgeous Swarovski crystals. They’re paired with a very simple yet classy clear glitter nail.
classy red tip nail design
Check out these unique French tips. They’re obviously painted on natural nails, which slope down slightly. What I do like about it, though, is the added line on top of the tips, which completely transforms the look.
classy red tip nail design
These nails aren’t completely red, but I absolutely love them all the same. We’ve got these pretty white tips with red lining. They’re definitely a set I’d recommend for when you go golfing.
classy red tip nail designs
Almond nails always look so classy. I love how this red tip set was combined with a less formal design but is kept classy because it’s a fully monochrome look.
classy red tip nail polish design
Here’s another almond look that’s similar to the one before. This one’s also a fully monochrome look designed with a bunch of flowers. I also like the gem toppers added.
classy red tip nails
Now, this is a nail set I’d recommend you wear if you’re attending a big event. I love the boldness of the red tips combined with some classy gem toppers.
classy red tip nails
Some people may disagree with me, but I think that the crocodile skin print is a very sophisticated design. I think that they’re classy and wearable to any event.
classy red tip nail art
I know this may just seem like a simple red tip, but if we’re talking about plain designs, this has got to be my favorite red. The shade of red that was used really makes this look so sultry and wearable for all classy situations.
classy red tip nail designs
I like how classy this set is because it combines two very simple designs together. Having fully painted nails matched with Frenchies adds a bit of variation to the look.
classy red tip nail art
Here are some more classy French tips, but this time, they have a matte finish. If you want a nail set that’s less intimidating, definitely opt for a matte topcoat.
classy red tip nail polish design
Here’s a fully red nail set that’s made more wearable and less intimidating with the addition of the 3D flower toppers.
classy red tip nail design
classy red tip nail design ideas
Try out these sparkly tips if normal French tips are too boring for you. Instead of a normal pink base, we’ve got some shiny silver glitter.
classy red tip nail art
I am in love with these nails. We’ve got some long red French tips with the prettiest, most luxe-looking accent nails. I love the translucent red nails topped with red glitter and lined gold.
classy red tip nail design ideas
This nail set isn’t a full red set but merely uses it as an accent design. I love how it’s matched with more muted nail designs like the gorgeous red and gold heart topper.
classy red tip nail designs
If you prefer to have a bit more shine to your nail set, then this look might be for you. We’ve got these heart-shaped shiny red tips paired with a clear accent nail topped with multiple glitter hearts.
classy red tip nail art
This nail set is a mix of fully painted nails, tips, and an abstract design. I find that mixing in abstract nail designs with the rest of your nails can really make your set seem a bit more artistic. Even classy red French tips can look playful with an accent nail like this.
classy red tip nail design ideas
If you’re looking to show a whole lot of love on your nail set, then this may be something you’d like to try out. The heart nails definitely make the entire nail a lot more decorative.
classy red tip nails
Here’s a pretty classy design that features a whole lot of added gems. I like how they also added a clear design-free nail to make the set less overwhelming.
classy red tip nail designs
Here’s a red nail set that covers even the edges of the tip. I like how the accent nail remains simple and only has one heart on it.
classy red tip nail polish design
Check out these almond-shaped nails with this clear accent nail topped with shiny hearts. I like simpler accent nails with sets using bolder colors.
classy red tip nail design
Here’s another CDG heart logo nail set. This time, the CDG heart is just added to one of the nails and doesn’t replace the entire tip.
classy red tip nail design
This is a nail set similar to the one before. This time, we’ve only got normal red hearts instead of the CDG logo. This is definitely the look to go for if you prefer a simpler-looking set.
classy red tip nails
This is such a bold nail set, but I’d definitely say that it’s pretty classy too. It’s a fully monochromatic look, but it’s got a lot more texture and bling to it.
classy red tip nail design ideas
This set is somewhat similar to the one before, except that there’s a lot less going on. We’ve only got some extra long Frenchies paired with a large gorgeous crystal.
classy red tip nails
Here’s an almond set that’s slightly different from the rest. The tips on this set are longer and don’t follow the shape of the tips. I think that both types of tips look good regardless of what you choose to get.
classy red tip nail design
classy red tip nail designs
Adding pearls to anything can automatically make a nail set look so classy. I love how there are some sparkles on the red tips. The pearls are definitely a nice touch.
classy red tip nail design
The deep red glitters on this set are so beautiful. I like how the deep red nails add a lot more depth to this look.
classy red tip nails
I love how classy these nails look while incorporating a variety of heart designs on them. I think that the different heart patterns are a great addition as they don’t take away the classiness of the look.
classy red tip nail design
Red and gold can instantly make a nail set look absolutely posh. This one is no exception!
classy red tip nails
Red and white are also a great color combination. They definitely contrast each other well, but they also serve as an excellent base for adding design.
classy red tip nail designs
It’s really the tiny details that fully transform a look. For example, look at these full classy tip nails paired with a pearl heart topper. So cute!
classy red tip nail designs
I am a sucker for micro French tips! I love how the micro tips complement the minimalist heart pattern.
classy red tip nail polish design
Show a lot of love for this heart-filled nail set. I like how the uniform design looks. It makes the entire set look very clean.
classy red tip nail art
This nail set is pretty much your typical red nail set but with a small added twist. It’s got these minimalistic dotted designs which add a bit of edginess to the look.
classy red tip nail design ideas
This nail set is pretty much your typical red nail set but with a small added twist. It’s got these minimalistic dotted designs which adds a bit of edginess to the look.
classy red tip nail design
Here’s a full nail set which is a bit more dressed up than the others. I love how both the heart design and the deep glitter nails keep the set looking classy and sultry.
classy red tip nails
Here’s a gorgeous nail set with three different simple designs. I love the addition of the hybrid border design. It produces a chic and classy set.
classy red tip nail art
classy red tip nail designs
If you love shiny nails, then this shiny tip set is something you’ll love. I like how subtle the shine is, but you can tell the difference.
classy red tip nail polish design
If you want a nail set that’s got a bit more depth to it, then try this one out. We’ve got some micro tips with a micro black lining. You can also opt to remove the lip design if you prefer a cleaner look.
classy red tip nail art
What can make red nails a whole lot classier? Gold. Here are some deep red nails with some thin gold lining on top.
classy red tip nail designs
If you want a classy nail set that you can use every day, you might want to try this set. The leaf patterns make it a lot less intimidating to wear.
classy red tip nail design
Here’s a two-layer French tip. I like how they used both red and white because they contrast each other so nicely.
classy red tip nail polish design
I find that adding these pretty gems on top of any French tip design can instantly make it seem a hundred times classier.
classy red tip nail design ideas
Here’s a red tip nail set that uses not just your ordinary hearts. We’ve got some CDG hearts on the accent nail, which makes this look seem more expensive.
classy red tip nail designs
I think that these red French tips are absolutely gorgeous. The pink bae isn’t too bright, which matches the deep red shade, and the sparkles on top are absolutely beautiful.

How to DIY Classy Red French Tips

There’s just so much you can do to get some classy red tip nails and these talented nail techs put this on display. Our inspiration photos come from user submissions and open sources and we’ll always give credit. All of the fantastic styles belong to their respective owners. If we’ve got a credit wrong or you’d rather we don’t feature you – just drop us an email.

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