The 4 Nail-Polish Colours That Will Be Huge This Fall

Photo: Jeremy Moeller/Getty Images.
Right now, you're probably salvaging the last of your summer nail polish, draining the final dregs at the bottom of your bottle of Bikini So Teeny. Bright seasonal shades are still top of mind... but not for much longer.
With September fast approaching, we've already started to think about the next big nail-polish trends — and luckily, the colors coming into focus for fall 2019 are fresher than ever. According to the pros, we'll be seeing new takes on neutrals, like warm toffee beige and gray cream, sparkly champagne and gold glitter shades, plus deeper red-wine and teal tones for the transitional period.
Ahead, all the fall polishes to add to your collection ASAP, so you have something to look forward to even after the last summer Friday comes to a close.
At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. If you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may earn commission.
1 of 4

Dark Teal

Selena Gomez recently rocked a glossy deep-teal manicure, and proved that the ocean-y hue is the perfect shade for the summer-to-fall transition. This classic Essie shade, Go Overboard, is the ideal blend of dark blue and rich emerald green.
2 of 4

Sheer Champagne

Imagine your opaque summer white diluted, then topped with a shimmer finish, and you have fall's sheer champagne tone — already endorsed by Margot Robbie. "If white was your go-to for summer, then this soft pearl is ideal for the shift to fall," says Choi.
3 of 4

Red Wine

Before you know it, you'll be trading your rosé for Merlot or Cabernet, and your fingertips will be ready for a similar colour swap. "A vivid wine red with purple undertones is a sophisticated take on a bright red polish, and is a tried-and-true fall classic," says Choi.
4 of 4

Cream Gray

At the intersection of blue and white, a creamy gray polish is the bright neutral to ease you out of summer shades. "I love the moody, smoky undertones of this cool gray," says Choi of Butter London's Sterling shade. "And because it's soft, it will pair well with every fall outfit."