This Is The Better-Than-Black Neutral Nail Shade Of Fall 2019

Summer was all about bright nail polish, from sunny yellow to baby blue, but fall is bringing us a toned-down color palette. This turn towards muted neutrals might feel unexpectedly soft, but it's the opposite of vanilla: The look is surprisingly nuanced, with shades like Scottish-highland moss, terracotta beige, and a jewel-toned spin on your classic jet black.

For mid-November, shades of brown are edging out the rest, making shiny leather and pale brown suede the new It neutrals. Ahead, find the best brown polishes ever created — from glazed espresso and faded khaki to matte chocolate and copper-plated — to cop the budding color trend at home.

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Sally Hansen Color Therapy Nail Polish in Haute Stone


Just the shade name — Haute Stone — sounds like a chic spa experience. And the color is exactly as advertised: a glazed, warm stone brown.
Sally Hansen Sally Hansen Color Therapy Nail Polish in Haute Stone$4.99 Buy

Yves Saint Laurent La Laque Couture in Marron Sulfureux


This rich brown from YSL's fall collection reads like a soft suede on the nails.
Yves Saint Laurent Beauty YSL La Laque Couture Fall Look 2019 in Marron Sulfureux$28.00 Buy

Chanel Le Vernis Longwear Nail Colour in Opulence


This polish might present as a classic brown hue, but you can expect a kaleidoscope of rose, green, and gold when the light hits.
Chanel Chanel Le Vernis Longwear Nail Colour in Opulence$28.00 Buy

Essie Nail Polish in Rust Worthy


This copper-meets-brown from Essie's fall collection is limited edition, so grab it while you can.
Essie Essie Rust Worthy$9.00 Buy

Smith & Cult Nail Polish in Mannequin Moves


Looking for a great beige or khaki shade? This beauty is a little milkier than an espresso brown, making it the perfect complement to a fall outfit.
Smith and Cult Smith & Cult Nail Polish in Mannequin Moves$18.00 Buy
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CND Vinylux Weekly Nail Polish in Fedora


If you're going for a gel polish, this dark-chestnut shade will stay glossy on your nails for a good three weeks.
CND CND Vinylux Weekly Nail Polish in Fedora$10.50 Buy
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