When you think: cable knit sweaters, spooky Halloween motifs, everything pumpkin-hued, and so. much. plaid. Thankfully, not a single one of the October 2019 nail designs are predicting play into those tropes. The seven looks below are seriously unexpected — and very, very chic.
“These fall color palettes are perfect for the weeks leading up to sweater weather,”. Follow my lead and let your seasonally-appropriate polish peek out from the sleeve of a long, cozy cardigan. (Honestly, I can picture the likes pouring in on that Instagram shot now. You’re welcome.)
Ahead, discover the seven must-try main trends for October — from the coolest (read: warmest) shades of polish, to the experimental nail art.
Love a jewel tone? You’re in luck. “I definitely feel we are going to see different shades of green, including deep emerald tones”.
Colorful French Mani
French manis were all over the runway in New York this fall. “I have to say it wasn’t the classic pink and whites — these French manis were colorful and modern.” The first twist on the French was done in orange nail polish with a very curved line at tip to highlight the oval shape of the nails, and a dot down by the cuticle. The second French was an ombré that went from creamsicle.
Shades Of Falling Leaves
Choosing a solid color or orange or brown is reminiscent of fall, burnt oranges and rusty reds to the mix, and deep metallic hues of gold and copper. Basically, any color that looks like it could’ve been plucked from a fallen leaf is fair game.
Matte Black French Mani
“This year I expect to see matte black nails with shiny tips for a spooky spin on fall’s hottest nail trend: the French manicure“. Matte x gloss was big during NYFW. I recommend covering the tips of a high-shine mani with Orly’s 1/2 Moon Guides and swiping the brand’s Matte Topcoat over the rest of the nail to get the look at home.
Pearl-Encrusted Nail Art
You may have seen pearl-topped nail art all over social media already, but October is the time to try it for yourself. “I recommend solid, winter white — I personally love trying new designs— and top it off with a matte finish. “If you enjoy a little edge, I like to add pearls to compliment the look.”