Orange Nail Art Is October’s Chicest Accessory

There are few colors more divisive than orange — probably because it's generally thought of in its brightest, least wearable forms, like that of a jack-o'-lantern or traffic cone. But we've been seeing more appealing shades of orange in the fashion space, from orange-beaded mask chains to burnt-orange padded headbands on Zoom, proving that when the seasonal shade is done right, it really works.
Where cute accessory trends lead, nail-art inspiration tends to follow, so it's no surprise that the orange manicure is on the rise — and made even cooler with minimalist art. From French tips to earthy gradients, we've assembled the chicest nail-art designs that are changing orange's intimidating rep for the better. Find your new favorite fall accessory, ahead.

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