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The leaves might be fading away from their deep green, but nail colors are doing the exact opposite. A deep forest green will stand out during the change of seasons.
To buy: Marc Jacobs “Jealous Glaze” Nail Lacquer, Neiman Marcus, $18
Dark Ice Blue
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There might not be ice on the ground yet, but this deep, dark blue shade will bring the chilly vibes to your fingertips. It’s a great way to go for a darker polish, while making sure it stays fresh and unexpected.
To buy: O.P.I. “Less Is Norse,” Walmart, $8.25
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Burgundy will always be a fall-favorite. The classic, warm tones remind us too much of apple orchards, Pumpkin Spice Lattes, and blanket scarves to leave it out.
To buy: Smith & Cult “Lover’s Creep” Nail Polish, Nordstrom, $18
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Add a little oomph to your go-to neutral with some extra-sparkly hues. The gold shade stays true to the season’s classic palette, but including just a little bit of added shine puts it truly over the top.
To buy: La Laque Couture Night 54 Fall Collection “Bronze Fever” Nail Lacquer, Nordstrom, $28
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Who doesn’t love exposed brick? This brick red hue is the perfect transition shade from summer to fall. And considering red is a total power color, you’ll feel unstoppable all autumn long.
To buy: Zoya “Pepper” Nail Polish, Amazon, $10
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Fall is the time to add cinnamon to everything: pies, drinks, desserts, baked apples, and (of course) your nails. We’re positive that this light cinnamon brown polish with hints of red was practically made to be worn while enjoying fall activities.
To buy: Essie “Truth Or Bare,” Amazon, $9
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Barney’s New York
If you’re looking to switch up your go-to hue for a rich fall color, midnight blue is the perfect addition to your collection. This mysterious shade is a flawless way to transition your nails into the cooler weather.
To buy: Deborah Lippmann “Rolling In The Deep” Nail Polish, Barney’s New York, $18
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Take a step back from the bubblegum pink vibes of the summer, and go for a more subdued but just as fun mauve mani this autumn. It’s the cooler-weather equivalent of a bright pink manicure, and it’s the perfect shade for a fall wedding.
To buy: Zoya “Brigitte” Nail Polish, Walmart, $8.69
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A calming blue hue is everything you need during the hustle and bustle of the fall months. It’s elegant and soft enough to wear for any occasion (something that can’t be said of all blue polishes), and the understated, unique shade is the perfect complement to your favorite pair of jeans.
To buy: Essie “Lapiz of Luxury,” Essie, $9
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Home & Shopping Network
This matte hue is a more grown-up version of your favorite gunmetal polish. The gray tones keep it edgy and clean at the same time, and the medium color looks great on everyone.
To buy: Smith & Cult, Opaque Cement, Home & Shopping Network, $18
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When your dark brown polish is too bold and your beige-colored shade is too subdued, taupe polish will save the day. This medium neutral tone provides the perfect hue to wear apple picking.
To buy: O.P.I. “Over the Taupe” Nail Lacquer, Sally Beauty, $10.49
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Pantone’s “Greenery” color of the year means that we are all about those moss-y hues this season. Army green is the perfect way to add in the green trend while staying fresh and edgy.
To buy: China Glaze “Westside Warrior” Nail Polish, Amazon, $13.72
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Add an extra touch of femininity to your manicure with a coat of dusty rose-colored polish. The toned-down hue makes it subtle and sophisticated for any occasion.
To buy: JINsoon “Nostalgia” Nail Lacquer, , Nordstrom, $18