The Minimal Nail Art Trend You Have To Try Before Winter Ends

The Little Black Dress is nice and all, but you know what's even better come winter? Sweaters. The cold-weather staple has inspired a legion of holiday party attire looks, how-to guides, chart-topping music, and now — because creativity knows no bounds — nail art.

Like your chunky knitwear, the manicure equivalent is intricately woven, slightly raised, and cozy-looking as hell. And yet, in a world where a 3-D design of Kylie Jenner's offspring yields 1.7 million likes on Instagram, the embossed trend taking over your feed is far more tame (and way less creepy), which is what most of us who go into offices M-F want. Bonus: It's also relatively easy to do.

The most minimalistic way to make sweater weather even better, coming right up.

The perfect pair for your funfetti-splattered cable knit is a nude, textured mani.
Make just your ring finger fashun.
Introducing a two-toned manicure that can stand out against your fur (faux, we hope) coat.
This cool, minimalistic design is courtesy of Sally Hansen's brand-new 3-D Nail Appliqués.
When it comes to nail polish colors, opposites really do attract.
These fuzzy raised hearts have us feeling all the L-O-V-E.
A gray-to-white ombré polish + subtle embossed details = pure manicure magic.
If you can't figure out how to get the effect, this tutorial should help.
Somehow, all these shades work.
For days you want to add a little extra style to your standard white manicure.
Pretty pink nail accents can make even the brightest engagement ring stand out a little more.
The only time that a few snowflakes will be a welcome surprise in February.
With a trend this subtle, why stick to just one nail?
A sweater design done in cream polish adds just the right amount of interest to an otherwise all-gray look.
All that's left to do is add hot cocoa.
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