It鈥檚 no secret that we *love* color here at Brit + Co. Whether it鈥檚 on our walls, on our desktop or on our sneakers, we鈥檙e no stranger to bright hues. But sometimes we want something a little bit different. So this time, we鈥檙e ditching our favorite colors and opting for something a little more monochromatic. Check out these 11 black and white nail designs that we鈥檙e swooning over.


1. Geometric: It鈥檚 okay to go a bit wild with your nails. Try out this epic geometric design for your next mani. (via Cuded)


2. Inkblot: Umm, okay. These are some of the coolest nails we鈥檝e seen in a long time. Inkblot? Oh, we鈥檙e so trying this. (via Love Maegan)


3. Feathers: Add a boho touch to your look with solid white nails and a feather that extends onto three nails. Achieve this style using a thin nail art brush and a dab of black polish. (via Hairstyle FS)


4. Wink Wink Nails: Say hello to the cutest nails EVER. We鈥檙e totally wearing this flirty design on our next date night. (via Band of Outsiders)


5. Black + Gold Nails: Add a touch of gold using a striper brush. It鈥檚 the perfect sparkly mani for any night out on the town. (via So Nailicious)


6. Alexander Wang-Inspired Nails: Rock a look where every nail has a different pattern, because why not? We can鈥檛 get enough of these Alexander Wang-inspired nails. (via Pshiiit)


7. Negative Spaces Nails: Want to step outside your nail-art comfort zone? Try out this look where you leave part of your nails鈥 blank! (via So Nailicious)


8. Minimalist Striped Nails: If you鈥檙e not one to go over the top with nail art, opt for minimalist stripes. You could even add this to an accent nail and keep the rest solid. (via Pshiiit)


9. Taped Nails: Nail art can be super intimidating, but not this style. You鈥檙e just a few strips of tape away from achieving this design. (via Beauty Lab)


10. Asymmetrical Crescent Nails: This is like the updated version of crescent nails, and we鈥檙e totally loving it. (via LuLu鈥檚)


11. Domino Nails: So easy, but so fun! Our favorite nail artist Taylor Watson wins with the luckiest black-and-white look of them all! (via @sfpartynails)

What鈥檚 your favorite way to paint your nails? Tell us in the comments!