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Ten of Fall’s Hottest Nail Polishes

  • Illamasqua Kink

    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

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

  • Sephora Manicure

    This knockout violet lacquer has an intensely shiny finish. It’s shimmer-free for a more grownup look. (Butter London 3 Free Nail Lacquer in Hrh, $14, Nordstrom)

  • Deborah Lippmann Stormy Weather

    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

    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

    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

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

  • OPI Road House Blues

    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

    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)

  • Rescue Beauty Lounge Polish in Teal

    Strut your stuff in this peacock-inspired polish from Rescue Beauty Lounge. The creamy teal shade just oozes luxe. (polish in Teal, $18,


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