11 Amazing Celebrity Manis From Awards Season

11 Amazing Celebrity Manis From Awards Season - The Drop Blog by OPI
  • 11 Amazing Celebrity Manis From Awards Season - The Drop Blog by OPI
    Kerry Washington, Selena Gomez, Jennifer Lopez

    What goes better with out-of-this world jewelry than equally exceptional nails? Awards season is the time for celebrities to show off fabulous gowns, debut new hairstyles, and of course, killer manis.

    From nail gems to nail art, I’ve been scouring the red carpets for the best-painted fingers in town, and here’s what I found.

    Which look do you want to recreate? Let us know in the comments!

    The Graphic Goddess

    Is that a mani or a Mondrian? Janelle Monae’s orange and white graphic manicure looks like literal art on her tips.

    Get the look with Alpine Snow and Juice Bar Hopping.


    Best Black & White

    We have to give this one to our OPI global ambassador, Kerry Washington. Her onyx, pointy nails stood out against her bright white gown at the Oscars, and we like her play on the tallon trend without going over-the-top.


    Get the look with Black Onyx.

    The Classic

    Chrissy Teigen went for classic burgundy on the Oscars red carpet! The perfect compliment to her embellished dress and rich red bag. 


    Get the look with Got the Blues for Red.

    Talk-Worthy Tallons

    Elle King’s inverted, V-shaped manicure is definitely one we want to recreate! The vampy lacquer is a perfect compliment to her bold bling and tattoos.

    Get the look with Lincoln Park After Dark.

    Glitter Girl

    Taylor Swift is Grammy’s golden girl, as proven by her gilded, glittery manicure and 3 big Grammy wins this year for 1989. Girl power (and short natural nails) rule.


    Get the look with Super Star Status.

    Best Almond Shape

    Selena Gomez sported one of the most popular nail shapes of the season at the Grammys: the almond! Her long, slim talons were sexy and elegant, especially coated in a gorgeous shade of nude. 

    Get the look with Put It In Neutral.

    No-Fail Monochrome

    A little color coordination can go a long way, especially if you’re wearing a bold, purple Armani Prive dress like Kacey Musgraves at the Grammys. A deep purple manicure was the perfect choice.


    Get the look with Purple with a Purpose.

    She’s A Stud

    Bonnie McKee updated her pretty pink polish with a gold stud at the bottom of each nail – a great way to toughen things up!


    Get the look with Look At My Bow!

    Tantalizing Turquoise!

    At the Golden Globes, Laverne Cox proved that sometimes your nails can do all the talking! She spiced up her white dress and metallic clutch with a punchy turquoise lacquer.


    Get the look with AmazON...AmazOFF.

    Lady In Red

    J.Lo turned heads in a mustard Giambattista Valli dress at the Golden Globes, but it was her contrasting burgundy mani that made us hooked! Why not try an unexpected color combo?

    Get the look with Lost on Lombard.

    Oscar Gold

    Alicia Vikander took home an Oscar for best Supporting Actress, but we couldn't take our eyes off of her long, off-white mani! A great choice, especially with all those cocktail rings.

    Get the look with Be There in a Prosecco.


    Written by Allison McNamara -