‘Tis the season to stock up on the hottest new colors and nail trends for fall.

By Maegan Tintari [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

By Maegan Tintari [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Nail polish is our favorite beauty item to play with, and we know we’re not alone on this one. Women are shelling out millions yearly in order to keep up with the latest trends. This fall season is no exception: There are so many fabulous colors we’re dying to try on! Here are our top five nail shades to rock this season…start stocking up, ladies!


Oxblood is back again this fall and despite the slightly off-putting name, we’re totally digging these shades. Any of these deep dark red colors will add a classy touch to any fall ensemble.



1. Sonia Kashuk Nail Colour in Wicked Attraction, ($4.79, target.com). 2. Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Nail Lacquer in Black Dahila, ($10, occmakeup.com). 3. Essence Colour & Go Nail Polish in Do You Speak Love?, ($1.99, ulta.com). 4. Marc Jacobs Enamored Hi-Shine Nail Lacquer in Opaque Black Cherry Red, ($18, sephora.com).  5. RGB Nail Color in Oxblood, ($16, beauty.com).

Shades of Blue

Blue is so in this fall we couldn’t choose just one shade of the iconic hue. From midnight to cobalt to navy, try on any of these polishes and let the compliments start flowing.



1. NARS Opaque Nail Polish in 413 BLKR, ($19, narscosmetics.com). 2. Essie After School Boy Blazer, ($8, essie.com).  3. OPI Incognito in Sausalito, ($9, ulta.com).  4. Topshop Nail Polish in Varsity, ($10, nordstrom.com).   5. Zoya Nail Polish in Sailor, ($8, zoya.com).


Sporting an edgy rocker-chic mani has never been so fun! This season, metallic polish is a total must-have.


1. Topshop Nail Polish in Eyes of Steel, ($10, nordstrom.com). 2. OPI Peace, Love & OPI, ($9, ulta.com). 3. Pixi Beauty Nail Polish in Charcoal Celebration, ($8, pixibeauty.com).  4. Essie For the Twill Of It, ($8, essie.com).  5. Nails Inc. Foil Polish in Kings Road, ($11, Sephora coming September 2013).

Chocolate Brown

This cozy fall shade has us daydreaming about cuddling up with some hot cocoa. You’ll love wearing this rich hue from the first pumpkin spiced latte of the season straight through to holiday time.

choc brown

1. Zoya Nail Polish in Louise, ($8, zoya.com). 2. Spa Ritual in Shimmer Shrewd, ($12, drugstore.com). 3. Givenchy Vernis Please! Nail Lacquer in Delicate Brown, ($17, sephora.com). 4. Nicole by OPI Nail Lacquer in Girl Talk, ($6.99, drugstore.com).  5. Sonia Kashuk Nail Colour in Russian Roulette, ($4.79, target.com


Glitter is big this season, and these fun, loud polish choices have us teeming with excitement over our next mani appointment!


1. Deborah Lippman Glitter Nail Lacquer in Lets Go Crazy, ($19, sephora.com). 2. Topshop Nail Polish in Magpie, ($10, nordstrom.com).  3. Zoya Pixie Dust in Arabella, ($8, zoya.com). 4. Nails Inc. Bling It On Glitterball, ($22.50, Sephora coming September). 5. Sally Hansen Gem Crush Nail Color in Cha-Ching!, ($6.99, ulta.com).

Bonus Round: Nail Art

This season budget beauty brand Essence definitely didn’t skimp on the fun stuff! With Essence’s new nail accessories it’s easy (and cheap!) to create a unique and stylish nail art look.


Essence Nail Art Stickers in Just Magic and Good Girl, ($1.99 each, ulta.com). Essence Effect Nails in Tonight at Midnight and Candy Buffet, ($2.49, ulta.com).

Photo Credit

Arielle Sidrane is the Associate Editor at Spa Week Daily.


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