The music is at the heart of the grunge movement, but so is the aesthetic. Checked flannels and Nirvana band t-shirts are important staples to your wardrobe but what about the finishing touches? Add some finesse to your casual style and bring out that grunge goddess we know that you're hiding in there. Check out this amazing collection of nail art ideas we have put together for inspiration!
A classic pick from Pinterest, and we love it. A simple black coat is perfect for complimenting any grunge outfit.
Studs are a statement of grunge fashion. If you're a fan of studded jewelry or not, why not add them in elsewhere? Adding studs to your nails is a way to incorporate the style into your look without even having to think about it.
What do you automatically think of when you think of alternative women's fashion? That's right – plaid or checks. If you love your over-sized red and black flannel shirt but it's in the wash or not occasion appropriate, this nail design is perfect for you. Show off that you're a grunge girl at school with this awesome, cute design.
As we all know, grunge redefines the status quo. It does this through the music, make-up, and fashion. Celebrate your none caring attitude with these badass 'IGAF' f*ck you nails too!
Everyone has a favorite band or two. Maybe it's Pearl Jam or Nirvana, or one of the many other 90's breakthrough bands – they're all amazing! If you've run out of room in your wardrobe for a new band tee, try this cool alternative. Show your appreciation with a unique design like this one.
Opt for something a little different with a claw or spiked tipped nail design. Think outside the box and try an extreme tip, they're bold and dangerous and look painfully sharp.
Alternatively, if you can't quite take the plunge and get a stiletto style, these are a great option instead. This nail design mimics the shape of a coffin (hence the name) or pointed shoes, making them a little dark. If you're looking for a stand-out look or lean a little on the dark side, this might be the design for you! Coffin shaped nails are the perfect addition to any gothic grunge look.
Marble nails are easy to achieve at home and could be the right design for you! Grunge is all about being shabby chic and most importantly, creative. Mixing two colors, whether they're light or dark will give you the perfect DIY grunge inspired nails.
Like the marble nail design, this design crumbling building design is driving us crazy. Jin Soon Choi brings us this beautiful worn-down nail art to achieve the perfect messy mani. Sometimes, super sleek nails are not what you're looking for and that's okay! Get on board with this authentic grunge nail look brought to you from Pinterest.
Sometimes it's necessary to vamp up your look and go from causal to effortlessly glamorous. An easy way to do this is to get hold of some glitter and nail glue and start sprinkling! New, fun and different. It's your style to mold.
Block colors can be harsh sometimes and that's why adding a feature nail or two can break it up. It can be anything you like but this monochrome pattern has us hooked. For grunge, witch or goth enthusiasts alike, the white cross stands out and shines like nothing else would.
Get enlightened with these statement nails – that's what Nirvana means after all, right? The grunge movement is revolutionary and it's followers are awakened. Who is to say that your nails are not the perfect way to project this onto the world? This gorgeous design is so intriguingly different and that's why we have fallen for it!
Nobody needs to tell you that 90s grunge is in, but we're truly loving it. We hope you enjoyed our list and go and try these amazing nail art ideas yourself!