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Fall in Love With These Ten Autumnal Nail Polishes

Purples and oranges and beige, oh my! This fall, deep jewel tones are complemented by shimmering neutrals, and that's not just for fashion ... nails are getting a grown-up makeover from the hot pinks and neon shades of summer. Swipe one of these ladylike lacquers on for an instant style upgrade.

Illamasqua Kink

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Just because the trees are losing their leaves doesn’t mean you can’t sport some green. This intense, super-saturated green from Illamasqua has an intriguing rubbery finish. (polish in Kink, $14, Sephora)

Sonia Kashuk Polish in Chocoholic

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Fall’s perfect neutral is a creamy chocolate shade that’s flattering on any skin tone. (Sonia Kashuk polish in Chocoholic, $4.99, Target)

Deborah Lippmann Stormy Weather

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The latest from celebrity manicurist Deborah Lippmann is a deep slate-gray created for Narciso Rodriguez’s fall 2011 runway show. “We came up with this gorgeous, sophisticated, perfect granite gray that was completely unique,” says Lippmann. “The moment I knew we had something was when all of the supermodels backstage were trying to grab the bottle and put it in their purse.” (polish in Stormy Weather, $16,

Nails Inc. Jermyn Street

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From beloved British brand Nails Inc., Jermyn Street is the perfect greige, with just a hint of pink. ($9.50, Sephora)

OPI Pair 'Em Scare 'Em

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You’re never too old for a little glow-in-the-dark fun! This limited-edition set features Halloween-green Zom-body To Love, plus OPI’s trendsetting Black Shatter topcoat to layer on top. (OPI Pair ’Em Scare ’Em duo, $14.95 at salons)

Essie Carry On

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From Essie’s latest handbag-themed collection, Carry On is a gorgeous ladylike burgundy. ($8 at salons)

OPI Road House Blues

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This classic navy looks just as good with denim as it does with tailored trousers. The richness makes it fun, but also a little fancy. (OPI Road House Blues, $8 at Pure Beauty)

CND Electric Orange

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This on-trend shade is just the thing to match with a bright lipstick. Paired with a Shatter or glitter topcoat, it’s a great Halloween option, too. (Creative Nail Design Colour #545 Electric Orange, $8.50 at salon supply store)

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