Last fall, it was all about the greige manis. For fall 2012, we’re still rocking the gray hues, but it’s all about adding in purple tones. And when a certain First Lady stepped up to the podium with purpleish gray polish, we knew the trend was here to stay. Here are a few of our faves.
1. Purple Gray Nail Polish: Topshop
Despite what the name says, you don’t have to save this polish for a gloomy afternoon. But it sure is a pick-me-up!
Topshop Makeup Nails in Rainy Day, $10, topshop.com
2. Purple Gray Nail Polish: Essie
A dark hue like this one is the perfect accessory to finish off any cocktail party look.
Essie Nail Polish in Smoking Hot, $8, essie.com
3. Purple Gray Nail Polish: Deborah Lippmann
This softer version works like a neutral. Wear it for any occasion.
Deborah Lippmann Nail Lacquer in Modern Love, $16, nordstrom.com
4. Purple Gray Nail Polish: Sally Hansen
Go for this slate color if you’re looking for a polish that’s more gray than purple. Plus, it works perfectly with all skin tones.
Alexander Wang with Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in Pumice, $10, target.com
5. Purple Gray Nail Polish: Chanel
With an eye-catching shimmer, this metallic hue looks great on fingers and is a fun option for toes!
Chanel Le Vernis in Paradoxal, $26, chanel.com