The 25 Best Fall Nail Colors to Try This Minute

The ultimate capsule nail collection for the season.

The 25 Best Fall Nail Colors to Try This Minute
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I'm all about making summer last (opens in new tab) as long as possible, but I'm also a realist who knows that nothing lasts forever and time flies. Leather jackets and sweater weather season is officially here, which means your nail color (opens in new tab) wardrobe needs an upgrade. It's never too late to start thinking about what you want your fall vibe  (opens in new tab)to be. And if you don't subscribe to wearing specific nail shades for specific seasons, even better—there are no rules here.

We love vibrant, neon colors, but if you want to give those a break for cooler, subtler shades that feel a bit more muted and understated, we've got you covered too. You might not get your pumpkin spice latte fix right now, but you can wear fall-inspired shades (opens in new tab) to put you in the mood. Plus, switching up your go-to hue and spending some quality time on those cuticles at home will have you well on your way to being your own manicurist (opens in new tab). The more colors you have to choose from, the easier it'll be to come up with new ideas. Here, from a lush green to a witchy wine to a copper-kissed orange, check out the best nail colors for September and beyond.

Taylore Glynn is the Beauty and Health Editor at Marie Claire, covering skincare, makeup, fragrance, wellness, and more. If you need her, she’s probably roasting a chicken, flying solo at the movies, or drinking a bad Negroni at JFK.