This Is The New “It” Nail Colour For Autumn

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Of all the colours to choose at the nail salon, shades of green are likely to be low on your list — but that might be changing soon. We're only six days into NYFW, but we've already seen a steady influx of wearable, super-flattering shades of pistachio, emerald, and chartreuse in the form of python bags, double-breasted blazers, and more. That means it's just a matter of time before green makes its way into trending autumn manicures.
"Greens are going to be in for autumn," says editorial nail artist Betina Goldstein. "I've been using a bright, almost pistachio green a lot because it's fresh and unexpected. Then, I also love a deep moss that almost looks black on the nail, it's a very chic way to wear green."
Ahead, we talked to Goldstein and a few other trusted nail pros, who shared their favourite green shades. From earthy grass to pastel mint, scroll through their guide to find your new favourite bottle of green — a fashion-forward investment for September.
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Essie Nail Polish in Mojito Madness 

"I've been using this polish a lot," Goldstein tells us, pointing to this unexpectedly bright Essie classic. "I think it's fresh and clean for autumn, perfect for transitioning seasons."
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OPI Nail Polish in Things I’ve Seen in Aber-green

From OPI's autumn collection, this earthy green shade screams upstate chic.
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J.Hannah Nail Polish in Eames

NYC fashion girlsare obsessed with L.A. jewellery  brand J.Hannah's gold signet rings, especially when styled with the brand's similarly-chic collection of nail polishfor the perfect flat lay. This mossy-green shade is J.Hannah's most popular lacquer for good reasons. As nail pro Nadine Abramcyk tells us, "It's the most stylish golden green colour I've ever seen in a polish."
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Chanel Nail Polish in Fiction 

If you're looking for a deep, rich green, Chanel's Fiction is an easy pick. "In the seasonal transition, we're loving a deep green, borderline-black manicure," says Olive & June founder Sarah Gibson Tuttle. "This is one of my personal favourites because the gem-like tones come through, giving the nails an unexpected pop when the light hits your fingers."

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Nails Inc. NailKale Nail Polish in Bruton Mews

Unlike the £17 kale salad you wish you could order for lunch every day, this deep green is a longer-lasting investment. "If you're looking for an army green polish, this is the chicest bottle out there," Tuttle tells us.