Five best nail polishes

Beauty 100: The most enviable accessory this season is right at your fingertips. Here are our latest obsessions

Oscar de la Renta Runway beauty, nails, hand shot

Oscar de la Renta; Imaxtree

Backstage beauty: Classic shades of red, grey and navy keep nails sleek and sophisticated (and look out for a wave of new neutrals).

Chatelaine Beauty 100 logo


 
Chatelaine Beauty 100 logo

Nars Nail Polish in Storm Bird


 
Nars Nail Polish in Storm Bird

Hot for fall: Nars Nail Polish in Storm Bird, $21.

This trendsetting brand is right on target with its sophisticated slate shade.

OPI Nail Polish in Got the Blues for Red


 
OPI Nail Polish in Got the Blues for Red

Pro pick: OPI Nail Polish in Got the Blues for Red, $10.

A true classic, this is one of the most flattering reds around.

Joe Fresh Nail Polish in Bumbleberry


 
Joe Fresh Nail Polish in Bumbleberry

Nice price: Joe Fresh Nail Polish in Bumbleberry, $4.

This wallet-friendly line lets you try the newest, wildest shades without breaking the bank.

Butter London Nail Polish in Lovely Jubbly


 
Butter London Nail Polish in Lovely Jubbly

Eco chic: Butter London Nail Polish in Lovely Jubbly, $17.

We love the fact that this product contains no harsh chemicals, and the colours are very cool.

Essie Nail Polish in Wicked


 
Essie Nail Polish in Wicked

Cult favourite: Essie Nail Polish in Wicked, $10.

This deep crimson is moody yet chic — no wonder it’s a bestseller.

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