Fall For Color: Our Favorite Nail Hues for the Season

In a departure from spring’s nude trend, color makes a comeback for fall. Here are some of our favorites for nailing it this season.

The New Shellac Fall Collection From CND
The new Contradictions fall collection from CND juxtaposes leather and lace, street and chic, metal and pearl to “celebrate an unexpected clash between gritty street elements and elegant details for a dynamic combination of glamour and grunge,” says CND co-founder and style director Jan Arnold. All six new shades are available in the famed long-wearing SHELLAC 14+ Day formula.
Essie Frock n' Roll
Gray was big for hair this spring, but fingertips this fall will be rocking shades of asphalt, concrete and gunmetal. Two standouts of the industrial trend are Smith & Cult No Poem and Essie Frock n’ Roll.
Smith & Cult No Poem
Essie Bell Bottom
The exciting take on blues this time around were metallic tones like Essie Bell Bottom Blues and matte navy shades like this one from the Cuccio Royale Collection.
Cuccio Royale Collection
CND Naked Naivete
Rethink the classic French manicure for fall. Instead, apply two coats of CND Vinylux Naked Naivete to the nail bed. Then use a freehand technique to apply one coat of Safety Pin to the tips. Ooh-la-la.
CND Safety Pin