It’s finally time to ditch corals and pinks for deep, vampy autumn polishes. From classic oxblood to surprisingly sophisticated olive, here are the best colours to add some edge to your fingertips...
The beauty industry is taking inspiration from nature’s most abundant shade this season. From emerald to moss, lock your polish in with a gel top coat for a professional spin.
Forget the goth connotations – a deep black hue can be surprisingly cool and adds a glossy finish to your look. Just keep your nails on the shorter side to keep it grown-up.
A classic pillarbox is one shade every woman should have in their nail arsenal. Universally flattering, a bold, chic red works on myriad skin tones and is perfect for offsetting a darker wardrobe.
Not quite as edgy as full-on black, navy blue makes for an unexpected change from the usual plums and dark reds of autumn.
There’s a reason Chanel’s Rouge Noir is a bestseller in the colder months – this cult burgundy shade keeps nails looking chic and looks great on toes, too. Our top tip? Finish with a matte coat for a modern spin.
Dark charcoal hues are stylish and sophisticated enough to take you from desk to dinner. The cool-girl’s alternative to red.