14/08/2014 16:33 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

New Season Nails: Five Trends To Try For Autumn/Winter

Whether you love nail art or hate it, the good news is there's a nail trend to suit all tastes for Autumn/Winter 2013. Even better, four out of five of the season's hottest new styles are sleek, chic and super easy to do at home. Hurrah!


The big new rule to know for autumn is OTT nail art is over (almost). Aside from 3D effect nails (there's always a tricky trend), the majority of the A/W shows made their nail statements in a more subtle, sophisticated manner. The result? Back to basics black was big in New York, while neutrals and nudes were everywhere in Paris.

And if you're still longing for a pop of colour? A vampy oxblood shade should do the trick.

Here's what you need to know for new season nail painting: