After selecting your frilly, lacy, or tulle dresses, picking your exquisite jewelry and sparkly footwear, and booking the city’s top hairstylists to transform your tresses, it’s time to source out Chicago’s top places to get Regency-inspired nails. Whether you plan to go over the top with bejeweled tips with gems, flowers, cameos, and hearts, a fresh manicure in demure hues, or gorgeous nail art, here are our top choices in the city.The exquisite Queen’s Ball is happening now in Chicago, so make haste, and secure your invitation to this dreamy ‘Bridgerton’ experience here.
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Ash Crowe of AstroWifey reigns supreme when it comes to nail art. The artist uses your nails as a blank canvas to create an artistic look using unique patterns in bright, bold colors that she tops with Swarovski crystals or even semi-precious stones if that’s what you desire. The highly sought-after nail artist has called celebrities like Lady Gaga, Zoe Kravitz, and Rosalia Vila Tobella clients, so we know a manicure by her will guarantee that you’ll earn the Queen’s favor at the ball.
Location: Jefferson Park, Chicago. Limited appointments are available to book here.Find dates for the next dreamy Queen’s Ball in Chicago here
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2. Simple Nails Call
Based on the North Shore, Simple Nails Call is our go-to for a manicurist that makes house calls. This nail artist specializes in making your natural nails stand out in the most gorgeous colors imaginable. We are sure you’ll turn heads whether you choose a dusty blue (a favorite of the Bridgerton family) or bright pink with delicate flowers.
Location: The North Shore. Book an appointment by texting 224.313.3223.Partake in an evening of pure luxury at this one-of-a-kind social celebration!
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3. BackStage Nail & Spa
BackStage Nail & Spa is a top choice for the city’s most stylish. This gorgeous nail spa located inside Iuliana Skin Care Studio in the Lakeview neighborhood does highly creative nail art in eye-popping colors, so gaining the attention of the Ton is an absolute.
Location: 1614 West Belmont Avenue, Chicago, IL 60657. Book an appointment here.Immerse yourself in an evening of Regency-era revelry—get tickets here!
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4. GingerSlam Nail Bar
Offering a wide range of nail services, including no-chip mani/pedis, GingerSlam Nail Bar is a sophisticated choice in the Rogers Park neighborhood. With a beautiful ambiance filled with luxurious chandeliers, you can start your day at this BYOB nail bar getting glammed for The Queen’s Ball.
Location: 6622 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60626. For more information and to book an appointment, click here.Make haste, become a guest at the most anticipated ball of the season here.
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5. The Best Nails Chicago
The Best Nails Chicago in River North is the epitome of sophistication, featuring opulent crystal chandeliers and plush white armchairs. Specializing in beautiful manicures that last up to six weeks, you can count on your nails to look incredible, long after your debut at the ball. Choose from a regular manicure, a full set of gel extensions with nail art, or a no-chip manicure. Since guests are offered a complimentary glass of wine, it’s the perfect opportunity to fully relax during the service.
Location: 16 West Ontario, Chicago, IL 60654. Book your appointment here.Secure your invitation to the most anticipated affair of the season here.
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6. Juko Nail & Skin Rescue
In the hip Wicker Park neighborhood, Juko Nail & Skin Rescue offers several services to prepare you to become the undeniable evening’s Incomparable. Enjoy the work of their talented technicians for your jaw-dropping mani/pedi, and spend the day perfecting your skin with relaxing facials, waxing, and brow services so that you look flawless and are ready to meet the Queen, my darlings.
Location: 2130 West Division Street, Chicago, IL 60622. Learn more at jukochicago.com and call 773.772. 2990 to book your appointment.