You’re already in the thick of it Fall wardrobe refresh? Bravo! Now, consider including fall colors in your nail polish collection. It’s like a threadbare vintage shirt. those jortsThe summertime hues don’t change once the temperature starts to drop, even if you bought it for the first time in 2008!
“Going into autumn and winter, I have received so many requests for neutral and muted tones,”New York-based nail technician Juan Alvear. “I think people are excited for the cooler weather and want something that looks nice with the overcast tones of light in the city.”You aren’t the only one that vibes-matches to the elements. “For men in particular, I see shades like mauve, muted pink, sage green, purple, and of course, a lot of black,” Alvear adds. Accents make designs stand out. Basic manicureThe next step in silver is silver. Alvear stated that customers have switched to silver as a colour for many reasons.
We aren’t suggesting that you should give up on the fizzy limes, banana-bright yellows, and bright oranges just because it’s the end of the calendar year. It’s a natural thing to switch to deeper colors and neutral shades during peak pumpkin spice seasons. It could be a subtle nod to the quarter’s reflective nature, which is when you get serious about your New Years’ goals. Or maybe the tones simply work better on an aesthetic level—just think of how sick a few maroon coats will look poking out beneath the fraying sleeve of a denim jacket, a heady accent to a Pair of stunning clogsA woolly, thick scarf.
Never waste a nail polish bottle. (Right!) So to help you prep your nails for their seasonal makeover, we rounded up the fall nail colors we’re really feeling right now—each in a handy set of autumn-friendly hues—from buzzy new releases to the drugstore OGs we keep coming back to.