Amid all the pumpkin-spice-everything hype and cozy-sweater wish lists that are invading the interwebs, it's easy to get fall fatigue — even though it isn't even technically fall. We're right there with you. But one thing we are actually excited for are all the autumn-esque hues that we're seeing pop up on the beauty shelves.
Don't get us wrong: We love coral and aqua as much as the next girl, but we've been missing the moody burgundies and fallen-leaf mélange that have been absent from our repertoire these past few months.
Thankfully, they're back — hitting stores in full force — much to our delight. And the cornucopia of new polishes is helping to make the inevitable transition into colder climates a tad easier. The selection is actually kind of overwhelming — which is why we recruited Paintbox
's creative director, Julie Kandalec
, to help us narrow down the most exciting trends of the season and the polishes that best showcase them. While the usual suspects are in there — navy, rust, khaki green — there are also a few unexpected shades mixed in.
Read on to find the best lush lacquers for adorning your digits this season.