5 Nail Trends To Know For Autumn/Winter 2014

07/10/2014 14:26 | Updated 20 May 2015

After a summer of hot pinks, vibrant oranges and rainbow streaked nail art, the mani-obsessed will be pleased to hear there's a change of pace ahead thanks to the new autumn nail colours.

So, which looks should we be nailing for the season?

Elie Saab : Runway - Paris Fashion Week : Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2014-2015

Elie Saab: Paris Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2014

1. The New Nudes

Seen on the A/W 14 catwalks of Holly Fulton, Elie Saab and Temperley London and on the fingers of celebrities including Millie Mackintosh and Jessie J. It's a fresh alternative to the deep autumn hues. Keeping nails neat and tidy is the secret to good nudes. Don't forget to apply nail oil daily to keep cuticles soft and supple, and your nails in tip top condition. Get the look with Butter London Nail Lacquer in Pink Ribbon, £12 from LookFantastic.

Creatures Of The Wind - Backstage - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2014

Backstage at Creatures Of The Wind: New York Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2014

2. Marble Effect

The marble effect as seen on the catwalk of the Creatures of Wind show was created by nail artist Katie Jane Hughes at Butter London. She used a new shade Full Steam Ahead on the tips, then blended out the colour, adding Diamond Geezer, £12 from LookFantastic on top to create the elegant, graphite look. Pick pearly colours to get the marble effect.

House Of Holland: Runway - London Fashion Week AW14

House Of Holland: London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2014

3. Two-Tone Tips

Nail trend leader Sophy Robson created the dazzling two tone tips in the deep 1970s contrasting purple and fuchsia for the House of Holland A/W 14 show. Get the look with the new Nordic colours from OPI. We love the colours Thank Glogg It's Friday and Viking in A Vinter - and with those names, how can you resist?

2014 CFDA Fashion Awards - Arrivals

Actress Emmy Rossum

4. The New French Manicure

This dynamic dark moon and tips is the look to nail this autumn. As seen on Band of Outsiders and Libertine A/W 14 shows and on the tips of celebs including Emmy Rossum and Megan Fox. Rework the classic french tip with a cool monochromatic design. Paint the whole nail with a light, clean nude, then outline the moon and tip in a dark grey or black for this amazing on-trend look. We love the new Truffe polish in creamy gun metal grey by Soigné.

Britain London Fashion Week A/W 2014 Julien Macdonald

Julien Macdonald: London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2014

5. Moody Hues

Put the bright oranges and dusky pinks to the back of your beauty bag - the new colours are deep, dark and moody. Dark nails were seen on the catwalks of Julien Macdonald, Roland Mouret, Burberry and Antonio Beradi and set to dominate our tips through the coming winter months. We love midnight blue by Soigné, £11 from Birchbox and L'Oreal Paris Black Swan, £4.99 from Superdrug.

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