If you want to make your nails a canvas for your creativity and
really get your message across then some Old English nail art can be a unique way to have a little fun and stand out from the crowd. Combining cool calligraphy with your own personal message you can really catch attention with this look.
It’s also one of the
few designs we’ve covered in a while that’s heating up without being completely overdone. Maybe because it takes a little more work to do, you might be ahead of the trend with this one.
We went through
thousands of Old English nail designs and narrowed down our favorites to share. Whether you want to do it yourself with decals or you want some ideas to show your nail tech, we’ve got you covered.
We are starting this collection with these neon green nails. These nails are perfect for those who prefer a nail set that will surely make them stand out.
Here’s a nail set that’s a bit simpler. We’ve got these almond-shaped nails painted with full white polish. I really think that the Old English lettering adds a contrast to the rather plain base.
This nail set is perfect for those showing off their birth year (we have seen this design used as birthday nails). We’ve got these pretty long white French tips that could definitely be topped with any design.
If you want a safer design that will surely go well with Old English letters or numbers, having a simple nude base is a smart idea.
Now, we’re taking things to a whole other level with these gorgeous black nails with a white gradient in the middle. I really love how artsy these nails look!
Here we’ve got these medium-sized rounded pink to white ombré nails. I love how the Old English lettering on this nail set is a lot grander.
Here’s a nail set for all the pink nail lovers out there. We’ve got a full square-shaped pink nail set topped with some pink butterflies.
If you love simpler designs, this short pink-painted nail set is something you definitely have to try out. I like how the simple and soft base is contrasted with some Old English designs, which are painted with a soft color too!
There’s just something about a nail set covered in sparkles that makes it look so dreamy! I love how these ombré nails were topped with some palm trees, which makes it seem like the Old English lettering is placed on top of a nice sunset.
Here’s another nail idea for those who just need their white classic French tip fix! I love how they used gold to write down the Old English Zodiac sign as it looks so posh and clean!
If you want a whole lot of glitter on your nail set, then this white and silver shimmer set is perfect for you. The Old English lettering and the diagonal swirls are also a nice touch.
Here’s a nail set for all the edgy girls out there. We’ve got these pretty pink to black tip nails, which are topped with Old English initials.
This nail set is absolutely gorgeous. I really love the beautiful purple to black nail set, which is topped with gems. I like how the artist used white for the added designs to add some contrast to the look.
This entire nail set looks so clean and well put together! I love how the flame outlines blend so beautifully with the Old English accent nail.
Here’s a wild spin on some Old English nails. We’ve got two main designs for our Frenchies; we’ve got some cheetah prints and some crocodile prints. The accent nail is topped with this grand Old English initial.
If you’ve been looking for a set with a pop of color, then these multi-colored round nails are perfect for you. It’s beautifully contrasted with some black Old English letters.
I love this color combination because it produces such a nice pairing. We’ve got these pretty pink nails which are topped with some black designs. I like how all the designs are edgy, creating an overall cohesive look.
Here’s for those who prefer a cleaner nail set. We’ve got short square-shaped nails which are all painted in white. I like how they added one black French tip for added dimension.
This nail set is for those who are aiming to manifest all of their dreams to come true! We’ve got these thick gray Frenchies topped with some contrasting cream Old English letters.
If you’re the type of person who likes having looks that are more on the unique or edgy side, then these neon green nails are perfect for you.
Here’s a full black nail set with beautiful white contrasting designs. I really love how they added these pretty white bandana prints.
I like how this nail set is a mix of glamorous, sweet, and edgy. If you’re trying to own the new year, then these 2022 nails are perfect for you.
Here’s a nail set that has got two different themes. One nail is covered with plain polish, while the other one is covered with black polish. Both nails have edgy designs on them, creating a more varied look.
Here are some bold red nails for those who prefer bold looks. I really like how the black design is both contrasting and complementary to the red nail base.
Here’s a cute little pop of color! We’ve got these cute little round French tips, with each nail being painted with a different color.
Here’s a glamorous nail set for all of our girls who love going all out! I especially love the uniqueness of the translucent pink nails topped with a gem micro tip.
If you want to stay with the pink princess punk look, then this pink and black nail set is something you have to give a try.
You don’t need to have a full nail set that only contains one color. This nail set has three accent nails with purple jelly bases.
If you want something that’s a bit more enchanting, then you’ve got to try these sparkly pink nails out. I love how they topped it off with even more silver sparkle. It’s a nail design fit for a princess!
This nail set is for those who prefer having nails that are a mix of simple and classy. I really love how they added a bright gold finish to some simple matte nails.
Here’s a white nail set for those who prefer classier looks. I love how each nail was designed differently as it adds variation to the look, which is especially important for white nails.
This nail set is for those who love more of a creative look. I really like it when nail sets are able to execute such a creative theme.
This one’s a mix of edgy yet simple. It’s amazing how you can transform simple ombré nail looks into bolder ones. I especially love the red heart topper in the middle.
Here’s a nail set that’s quite interesting. We’ve got these adorable light pink nails mixed with a bit of nude. I love how the Old English words and the Playboy nail designs really stand out.
This nail set is definitely a bit more straightforward and simple. We’ve got these medium-sized stiletto nails that are painted with a full black. The main design really is the statement written with an Old English font.
Here’s a pretty simple nail set, but it’s definitely got an edgy feel to it too. This was achieved by using a more natural nail base and dressing it up with edgier designs.
We’ve got a mix of really deep yet bold colors. I love how bright the purple is in this look and how it’s contrasted with an equally bright white text.
Here’s a nail set that is perfect for those who only want to highlight one thing. We’ve got these full black rounded nails that have only one nude accent nail topped with an Old English initial.
This is another way for you to highlight a specific design in your nail set. You can simply have one hand fully dedicated to your Old English statement nails.
Here’s a great set for those who love a natural look. These nails are painted with the same shade as one’s nail bed. I love how there are very simple toppers added on top and how they also added one accent nail with an initial.
We’ve got here a French tip nail set like no other. I find these tips so beautiful because of the rich shimmer that comes from the green polish. The black designs also serve as a nice defining touch.
Here’s a pretty bright nail set painted with a whole lot of reflective gold. I love how they added these pretty white Old English designs that are so beautiful and intricate.
Again, we’ve got another straightforward nail set for those who prefer to keep it simple. These pretty natural ombré nails are a great base for the bolder black text on top.
If you’re the type of person who loves to rock simple black nails, then it’s time that you added a little bit of kick to your look! Consider adding an initial or design in a beautiful reflective silver.
I love how light this nail set looks on the hands. We’ve got this two-tone blue French tip nail design with this pretty blue glitter initial.
We are ending this collection with a nail set for those who love a pop of color. We’ve got these bright blue nails that are perfect as they serve as a great base for some bright white Old English letterings.
If you try one of these Old English nail designs then send us a photo! We’ll even cover your next manicure! 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.
are some trends with this lettering nail art showing a name, year of birth or a more… blunt message. You can get really creative with this and if this list doesn’t give you some ideas you can really play around with your creativity.