Saturday, 29 September 2012

Top 10 Autumn/Winter Nail Varnishes Part 1 - Autumn

So Autumn is well and truly upon us. 
We can wave goodbye to whatever summer we had this year, and welcome evenings in front
of the fire with a cup of hot choc, chilly mornings, and chunky knit jumpers :)
I love autumn, and am loving the fashion and colours for the upcoming A/W months.
So I thought today I would share with you some of the nail varnishes I think will
be perfect for us this autumn...
Revlon - Totally Toffee 034
I'm not too sure why but this for me literally screams Autumn!
Its a medium brown shade with hints of orange/red. 
Kind of makes me think about toffee apples, mmmmm :)
This polish applies really well, similar to most Revlon's I own.
It gives completely opaque coverage with just 2 coats. 
Barry M - Raspberry 273
This is an absolutely gorgeous shade for Autumn. 
We all love a splash of red, whether it be a lipstick or nail varnish, and this is it!
Its a very deep red, with hints of purple & brown undertones.
(Unfortunately I just couldn't seem to get the true colours to show for this shade! Sorry)
Barry M never fail to impress me, they apply well and have great colour pay off.
Available from Boots, Superdrug and Barry M for just £2.99.
Accessorize - Pink Spice 35
This makes me think of trees in the autumn months, just as the leaves are turning 
an orange/red-brown colour, and when you walk along and they are crunching
under your feet. A little imagination time for you there ;)
I love everything about this polish, the multi tonal colours and the shimmery, 
metallic and glitter effect it gives. It applies opaque with as little as one coat too!
You can purchase from Superdrug for £3.45.
Barry M - Cappuccino 341
This is the perfect Nude shade for Autumn in my opinion. 
This doesn't sound too appealing but its like a "muddy" brown shade with purple undertones.
I like the name of this shade, who doesn't love a nice hot drink in the cold weather? 
Again, this nail paint applies really well, you can easily coat each nail with just one stroke.
You can purchase from Boots, Superdrug & Barry M for just £2.99
(Another shade I will recommend similar to this for autumn is Barry M-Mushroom)
Deborah Lippman - Razzle Dazzle
Excited for CHRISTMAS? I'm not...Yet. But this is the perfect Christmas day nail colour!
Jewels, glitter and all things pretty and sparkly. I love it.
I received this mini bottle in a Glossybox last December.
The polish itself is a sheer black base packed with specks of ruby red glitters.
It does take a fair few coats to get the coverage & colour shown in the photo above.
You can buy full size here for £10.75

You can view the second part of my A/W collection over at Georgia's blog.
Click the image below to take you there... 

What do you think of my top 5 for Autumn? 
& Have you done a similar post, or recommend any shades? :)



  1. I love this post!!! <3 I think that Pink Spice one is similar to Bad Fairy from Mac Venomous Villains collection?! I'll need to dig that one out again :) The Deborah Lippmann one is lovely too, I am very excited for Christmas already haha! xx

  2. This is a great post, I love the idea you have created too. I look forward to the winter shades :)

    My favourite you posted has to be Barry M cappuchino, I love it! I agree with Raspberry, I did a review on it and it is hard to get a decent true picture of the shade, it's a great colour though.

    Amy xx

  3. eeee I love this post, literally going to buy 'Pink Spice' and 'Totally Toffee' as soon as I can!! I have the 'Raspberry' one, it's so gorgeous! xx

  4. Love this post, all of these are really pretty and definitely in for autumn! <3

  5. I love all these colours! I've been looking out for some A/W shades, this will be a big help :) xx

  6. That Pink Spice polish is gorgeous! I love this post and all the colors you chose are so perfect for fall! :)

  7. I loooove autumn colors, been after a raspberry red!
    Know i know where to find one :)

  8. Totally toffee is gorgeous! Perfect fall color!

  9. i love barrym cappucino..very nice post laura..and ur new blog look also it

  10. I love that Raspberry shade, it's such a pretty red/pink! I would definitely wear it if it was fall here :)

    Pop by and visit my blog Taken By Surprise! xx

  11. That Accessorize polish is beautiful! xx

  12. I haven't seen Totally Toffee before. It's really pretty!