Rouge Noir Is The Quintessential Fall Nail Color

We might be on the middle of fall, but some of the current nail polish trends are unseasonably sparkly and bright. But along with the pearlescent Champagne, bronze gold, and pumpkin-esque shades sweeping Instagram right now, there's one classic fall shade the pros say is back with a vengeance for fall 2019: red-wine burgundy.

The shade goes by many names — oxblood, wine, burgundy — but we're most partial to its French pronunciation: rouge noir. In translation, it simple means dark red, and most polishes include blended purple or black undertones to give the tone its vampy vibe. Scroll ahead to find the perfect burgundies, that have been conveniently bottled up with a brush attachment.


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Chanel Le Vernis in Rouge Noir

We recently spotted a glossy burgundy manicure on Kaley Cuoco's fingernails. Her nail artist Julie Kandalec posted a shot — crediting the color to Chanel's classic Rouge Noir polish — and we were immediately influenced.
Chanel Le Vernis Longwear Nail Colour in Rouge Noir$28.00 Buy

Essie Nail Polish in Knee-High Life

If you can't justify a prestige nail polish, professional nail artist Jin Soon Choi recommends this more affordable burgundy hue by Essie, calling it, "A vivid wine red with purple undertones."
Essie Nail Polish in Knee-High Life$9.00 Buy

Wet N' Wild Nail Color in Burgundy Frost

This rich red polish costs less than a dollar, which is reason enough to jump on board the burgundy trend and grab it the next time you're at the drugstore.
Wet N' Wild Wild Shine Nail Color in Burgundy Frost$0.99 Buy

Dior Vernis Nail Lacquer in Rouge en Diable

Dior has a gorgeous hue that's just a tiny bit warmer than the others. The shade name is also similarly French: Rouge en Diable, or Red Devil.
Dior Vernis Nail Lacquer in Rouge en Diable$28.00 Buy

Côte Nail Polish in No. 36

This raspberry color by Côte comes with a buildable glossy finish and a super-clean formula.
Côte Nail Polish (No. 36)$18.00 Buy

Yves Saint Laurent La Laque Couture in Rouge Over Noir

The YSL take — called Rouge Over Noir (Red Over Black) — comes with a rich, classic red base.
Yves Saint Laurent La Laque Couture in Rouge Overnoir$28.00 Buy
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