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Go Brown or Go Home

 

Clockwise from Top Left: OPI EspressoOrly Prince CharmingButter London All Hail McQueenOPI Suzi Says Da!

 This Fall, there are a number of chic nail polish colors to choose from when picking your hue.  The trouble is that not all of them are work appropriate.  I don’t know what my Boss would say if I wore teal or bright orange on my tips, but I imagine it wouldn’t be positive.  

Luckily, my favorite Fall trend, brown nail polish, is neutral enough for most workplaces.  It all depends on which shade you choose.

Myself, I like a little shimmer, so I’ll be rocking Espresso and All Hail McQueen.  I also love the sable shade, Prince Charming.  And for the chocoholics in the room, Suzi Says Da! is the perfect just-dark-enough shade.

So if you’re bored of baby pink and not ready for bright red, trade in your traditional polishes for a shade of brown.  It’s accessible, on trend and the perfect compliment to any skin tone.  

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  1. BT says:

    Debra Lippman's Superstar and No More Drama are also to diiieee for. I've been wearing superstar for a couple of weeks now and it's perfect for people with fair skin- the perfect coppery brown sparkle! Here's Superstar: https://www.barneys.com/Superstar/00505006246808,default,pd.html?cgid=COSME01

    Here's No More Drama: https://www.barneys.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-BNY-Site/default/Search-Show?q=no%20more%20drama

    September 26, 2011/Reply
  2. Lexi says:

    My current favorite is called Tea and Crumpets by Essie…it's a very light brown, almost nude, and so perfect for the office!

    September 26, 2011/Reply