They say trends come and go... and eventually, they come back again. This fall, we're seeing that notion play out firsthand on our fingernails. When it comes to nail-art trends for the season, retro inspiration is fueling everything, with the best manicures of the '90s — like French tips, animal print, and tiny hearts — having a major moment.
According to Rita de Alencar Pinto, founder of NYC's Vanity Projects salon, the resurgence echoes a larger cultural revival. "This '90s throwback trend that we've been seeing both in music and pop culture has sparked nail-art inspiration," she explains.
Ahead, find six breakout nail-art looks to try for fall 2019. Scroll through to find your new favorite look — which might just be a fresh take on your middle-school mani.