As much as I love the fun, fluorescent nails of Summer, there is nothing that looks as rich and glamorous than the darker hues of Fall and Winter. I love looking down at my hands and seeing shiny wine colored finger tips as the backdrop for a giant cocktail ring.

This season, the dirtier the color, the better. Last year, it was all about navy and dark muted greys. I think teal has replaced navy, while olive has replaced grey (although I still love grey!)

With Flash: Essie Sew Psyched and O.P.I. Ski Teal We Drop


Two coats of both polishes. These are quite opaque, a great sign for those of you who I know love opaque polishes. I ordered Sew Psyched off of Amazon, and it arrived within two days! This is definitely "good" Essie. The formula is much better than other Essie polishes I own. Both of these are part of the Fall collections (Essie and O.P.I.)

Of course, I have my old standbys:
These will never go out of style
L to R: Essie in Bahama Mama, Sephora by O.P.I. in Meet for Drinks, O.P.I. You Don't Know Jacques!, Sephora by O.P.I. in Metro Chic

What do you girls think of olive and teal on the nails?  What are your must have polishes?


  1. I love the teal OPI polish, definitely my next purchase! I bought teal the cows come home but it's nowhere near as pretty.

    I really want metro chic too but not sure where I can buy it in the UK :( x

  2. I love both of those new fall colors! I definitely need to buy the teal color!!

  3. I'm not quite sure of the olive ones but that teal looks great on you. I passed up on that on at Ulta but now I am reconsidering. I am still in love with the greys and dark purples are my staple for the fall/winter. Chincilly, You Don't Know Jacques, and Effifel for this Color are my faves!

  4. Lisa X: I'm sure you can find something similar to Metro Chic Lisa! Just keep an eye out for a dark, dirty grey. It has a hint of plum to it as well.

    Amanda: Thank you, this teal color is gorgeous!

    Mere: You Don't Know Jacques has to be one of the best colors. Ever. I've heard great things about Chinchilly too!

  5. I would have never thought about the Olive tones as well, but it looks great on you! That Ski Teal We Drop will be mine in a day...a MUST for fall. Thanks for sharing :)

    <3, natasha

  6. i've been contemplating the teal color. I like it on you!

  7. I was just going to do a fall nail color post, great minds! :)
    I have Sew Psyched on my toes right now, I like it. That teal color looks great on you. Think I may have to get it :)

  8. I'm not sure about the olive color but the teal is lovely on you! I will definitely be sticking with my dark purples and greys.

  9. Natasha: Sounds like you'll be wearing Teal nails in no time flat!

    Veronika: Thanks doll ;) No sheerness here!

    Andi: I am surprised by just how wearable olive is. I like it too, way more than I ever thought!

    Princess Feef: Thank you =)

    Jessica: Lol, no olive for you huh? Well you can never go wrong with purples and greys!

  10. I loooove the look of the teal, can't wait to try it myself!

  11. Those nail polishes look beautiful!!

    My favorite ones at the moment are OPI Red and Paint My Moji-Toes Red


  12. I've been looking for fall color inspiration for my nails. I love the lace shirt below too!

  13. I am in love with Sew Psyched! I just picked it up at Ulta this week...I agree with you that for fall, the dirtier the better.

    I haven't gone through my stash in a while, but I know Metro Chic and China Glaze's Cement will be in my faves for fall! hmm now you've got me thinking LOL

  14. Those are so pretty! I haven't had time to check these out, but I will def. have to pick them up! :)

  15. thanks for the bday wish love! i need that teal polish!!!

  16. Deanna: Isn't Sew Psyched pretty? Unexpected, but still pretty ;)

    Crystal: You should do more NOTD! I miss seeing what polish you're wearing.

    Andee: My pleasure dear, I love my fellow virgos ;)

  17. you are adorable!!!! i just blogged about how my fave color of alll time is opi you dont know jacues!! loves it and i also love the new essie and opi color you blogged about!!!

  18. Tina: Thank you! You Don't Know Jacques has to be one of the greatest polishes of all time. It's so perfect for Fall!


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