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Intense Bordeaux. Deep moss green. Vibrant mustard. Make it a tried-and-true fall nail color that will instantly put you in the fall mood.
“As the weather begins to change and transition into fall, I’ve noticed that I want to create a more comfortable place for myself in all areas of my life. environment,” says celebrity manicurist Steph Stone. “It means tweaking my wardrobe, the way I decorate my home, and even my favorite nail color!” For Syreeta Aaron, manicurist and LeChat Nails educator, fall is her favorite nail art and color of the year time. “I love looking to nature for inspiration – as the leaves change color, it’s the season right now.” Day and In the evenings, New York City editorial expert Jin Soon Choi also muses on colorful landscapes. “Autumn reminds me of earthy neutrals, like toned browns, with nighttime blues. the evening autumn sky,” Choi said.
When looking for a new, flattering nail polish, Stone recommends rummaging through your fall wardrobe. “If you look good in that color, chances are it will look great as a nail color,” she says. But while choosing between shades is very personal, certain things are common to this season, such as “transitioning to deeper shades and starting with matte or velvet textures,” explains manicurist Betina Goldstein Said he counts Zoë Kravitz and Eiza González as clients.
here, The industry’s favorite nail experts discuss the fall nail colors you should be focusing on.
Deep moss green
You can’t go wrong with a fall-themed burgundy, but if you’re looking for something a little more unexpected, check out deep moss greens like LeChat’s Dare to Wear shade Olivia. “It’s my go-to shade for fall because it flatters any skin tone, and green is a great way to try out a darker shade without wearing the classic burgundy we see in fall,” explains Aaron.
The bright mustard
reflects the vitality of the yellow autumn leaves, Goldstein wanted to use a bright mustard yellow to “keep it fresh and exciting.” For extra wattage, check out retina-burning shades like Sally Hansen’s Mellow Yellow, or, for something softer, J.Hannah’s Eames, a nod to mid-century earthy yellows.
“This It’s a whole new way to apply a dark polish and give your traditional burgundy a little break,” Goldstein said of the toned brown, another of her current obsessions that has led her to stock up on Essie’s Everything cool-toned midday mocha and warm russet Orly’s Canyon Clay turned dark brown, like J.Hannah’s Carob.
If there is no ox-blood-like crimson, autumn The collection of nail colors is actually incomplete. “Dark reds, like burgundy or burgundy, are perfect for fall,” explains manicurist Maki Sakamoto, who recommends adding bold accents with a single gold glitter nail.
“My personal favorite color is dark green,” Stone said she set her sights on Essie’s Off the Grid collection shade Force of Nature, a creamy forest green with a shouty undertone. Warm, soft greens are versatile and coordinate well with other fall colors while making a statement. Making mistakes on the bright side can help you “stay playful” throughout the fall, according to Stone.