Winter style means a great coat, a few new pairs of tights and a change in nail polish colours. Brilliantly bright neons might be made for the summer months but when it comes to the cold season, it's all about rich, darker tones.
This winter, the nail colour trends have gone grown-up which means we can wave goodbye to nail art (unless it involves jewels). Instead, Autumn/Winter 2013 is focused on classic reds, jungle greens, a bit of sparkle and the coolest of all shades - white.
Really red and very berryWith fussy nail art dying down somewhat, it's all about making a statement with bold yet chic colours. Classic pillar box red will be the fail safe colour for every A/W outfit. I recommend the all time ultimate red Revlon Red. Classic berry tones and rouge noirs will also be huge for winter... classic, yet sexy and powerful at the same time.
Think jewel tones, shimmering golds and embellishments for your nails. Sapphire blue, emerald green and rich ruby will all be hot for the festive period. This season I am also loving Revlon's collaboration with design house Marchesa. Try these baroque-inspired appliques, which also have a 3D jewel effect for an instant luxe look.
Carry Spring/Summer's hottest trend over into this season. Lets face it, white nails look so good right now that we're not ready to give them up. Fresh and clean in summer, white also looks cool and icy, perfect for winter. To nail this look I recommend Revlon Enamel in White on White. The streak free formulation creates the perfect monochrome nail. If you still find this look difficult to apply without streaking, dab the polish lightly onto any patches, let settle and the finish with a topcoat for hyper-real shine.
Autumnal huesWarm autumnal colours are a great transitional look to carry you into the colder months. Think forest greens as seen at Daks (I used Revlon Colourstay Enamel in Jungle) and warm brown texture like the tortoise shell as seen at House of Holland. Try 'smushing' them together with your finger tip.