Rachel James, founder of Pear Nova polishes and salon, says she’s most obsessed with her shade Pineapple Skies for fall. She notes that it goes perfectly with fall fashion while offering “a little extra-something added.” Known for her iconic nail polishes and working with celebrities like Lupita Nyong’o and Reese Witherspoon, Deborah Lippmann’s favorite fall nail shade is Gone Green. “We are seeing a lot of gorgeous green in fashion,” she says, “and this dark olive with silver shimmer is very complementary.” Cardi B’s nail artist Jenny Bui says you can’t go wrong with a burgundy or red nail polish shade for fall. “I love these nail shades because they’re so versatile,” she notes. “It can give you the Chibi Character Lord of the dogs shirt moreover I love this feeling of being warm and cozy but also give you sexy, seductive vibes.” No bad thing while we’re all spending more time at home.
Aja Walton, who did the Chibi Character Lord of the dogs shirt moreover I love this manicures for the Marc Jacobs FW20 and Prabal Gurung’s SS20 shows, loves the Essie shade Cargo Cameo for fall. “It’s a silky warm brown that has a golden pearlescence, which reminds me of super-enchanting cheetah eyes,” she explains. Transfixing, indeed. “Burnt orange is by far one of my favorite shades for fall,” celebrity manicurist and nail artist Mimi D enthuses. “This one reminds me of the leaves that change colors. Pairs perfectly with a pumpkin-spiced latte. It’s also available in lacquer and gel.” Dawn Sterling—whose work has been featured on stars like Lizzo, Normani, and Bella Hadid—loves Pear Nova’s Moss Def shade for fall, “because Mos Def is one of my favorite artists,” she says of the forest green hue. “And secondly, the toxic-free brand has some of the best colors. This green makes me happy.”