From L to R:
Lancome Vernis 307, Tanya Burr Penguin Chic, Illamasqua Propaganda, O.P.I A Taupe The Space Needle.

After speaking about my love of nudes in the cooler months I thought it only appropriate to give a shoutout to some of my most loved colours for autumn and winter. Don't get me wrong, I do love a deep black or a vivid berry but they do require a lot more patience and maintenance so I don't wear them as often as I should. My favourite four moody month shades are ones which I haven't heard much about but I love to break out every so often! First up is Lancome Vernis 307 which is a lovely rich berry purple shade which I managed to snag on offer! That makes everything better doesn't it! The formulation is lovely, it is pigmented and lasts an average amount of time but the colour really pops for this time of year and I love it for when I want some vibrancy without looking out of place. My next offering is a newbie for me, the Tanya Burr Nail Polish in Penguin Chic. I absolutely adore grey nails. I know they are a bit of a Marmite thing but for me I definitely thing they are a sophisticated way to be edgy! Same goes for navy nails, I do need a new creamy navy in my collection but for the moment I've been using Illamasqua Propaganda which I have to admit will not be for everyone. It's a rich inky navy, inky being the most important word there because it looks like ink on the nails. It's by no means opaque but the effect is beautiful and it has a gorgeous gloss to it too!

The most controversial colour here is going to have to be the brown isn't it? I love O.P.I. A Taupe The Space Needle purely for the reason that it's very different. Not many people would rock it and for me that's a selling point right there. This particular brown is yellow based, creamy and long lasting. It looks especially beautiful with a gold, glitter accent nail! It doesn't hurt that it's a one coat wonder either!

What's your favourite colour for autumn winter? Give me some inspiration!

Sam xo
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  1. You have some lovely shades! I do like the nude colours but i love a good deep purple or burgundy shade! x
    Emma | Emmys Blog

    1. Same! I've spotted some lovely new Essie burgundy shades I may buy x

  2. Beautiful shades. I love red nail polish in autumn :-)

  3. Really like the Tanya Burr Penguin Chic. Need to pop it in my basket next time I see her range in Superdrug. x

    Speaking Beauty UK | Nars, Urban Decay, YSL GIVEAWAY

  4. I just used a metallic gold from Julep and it was beautiful! Gold glams everything up :)


    1. I'd love to try some Julep, their polishes look lush! x

  5. Ooh, Propaganda looks amazing! Totally up my alley :)