Sometimes all it takes to make or break an outfit is the right nail polish. But color isn't the only thing that these celebs got right in 2012.

Celebrities like Zoe Deschanel and Katy Perry have put nail art on the trend map. Some news outlets have even started covering celebrity nails during their red carpet coverage of major award shows and events!

We've rounded up our favorite manicures over the past year, including the best in shape, color, design and more. From subtle to bold, check out the best nails that 2012 had to offer.

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