One of the easiest (not to mention most affordable) ways to update your look for fall? A fresh mani in one of the season’s hottest hues. Move the cheerful coral colors and lovely lavender lacquers to the back of your medicine cabinet and make room for these five moody, hot-right-now shades.
The Trend: Black Cherry
Ultra-dark jewel tones are a big trend this season including rich burgundy shades that’ll add glamour to your look for day or night.
YSL Sepia 7E Art, $25
Rescue Beauty Lounge Cerise Noir, $20
OPI In The Cable Car-Pool Lane, $9
The Trend: Oil Slick
This iridescent silver-grey shade represents a totally fresh take on the metallic mani—it’s a little bit edgy, a little bit futuristic, and it looks maj with red lipstick.
Essie For The Twill Of It, $8
Nars Disco Inferno, $19
OPI Peace & Love & OPI, $9
The Trend: Loden Green
Replace your go-to pale pink lacquer with cool loden green, one of the hottest colors on the fall 2013 runways.
Sally Hansen For Prabal Gurung Loden Green, $8 (Coming Soon)
Chanel Mysterious, $27
Zoya Dree, $8
The Trend: Blue Sparkle
Nails are more subdued and moody for fall but there’s still a place for sparkle – dark blue and navy glitter polish feels right on point.
Jin Soon Azurite, $18
Deborah Lippmann Va Va Voom, $19
Butter London Inky Six, $15
The Trend: Smoky Purple
We’re obsessed with dusky beige and purple shades finished with high-shine topcoat – the look is sophisticated but still interesting.