The Ultimate Fall 2012 Nail Polish Guide

Yes it’s still August, but the days are already shorter and the nights a bit cooler. You know what that means: It’s time for the fall nail polish collections to drop!

Chanel Les Essentiels Fall 2012

Colors: Frenzy, Suspicious, Vertigo
Available: Now
Buy it:, $26

Essie Yogaga Collection


Vibe: In the first of two fall collections for the brand, Essie went for a fitness theme with her collection of fairly classic fall colors–think of them as nuanced neutrals. Oh, and greige is definitely not dead.
Colors: Spinning Again, Boxer Shorts, Gym Dandy, Marathin, Pilates Hottie, Yogaga
Available: Now.
Buy it:, $8.00

butter LONDON Fall/Winter 2012

Vibe: Butter loves a shimmer, and they took inspiration from the texture on fall runways for this collection of metallics and modern earth tones. Glittery and reflective fun.
Colors: Lovely Jubbly, Trustafarian, Gobsmacked, Shag, Dodgy Barnett
Available: Now
Buy it:, $14

Tom Ford:

Vibe: Per Mr.Tom Ford via Vogue: “These colors have a twist of the perverse to them.” Also, the color names both end in “x.” Well done.
Colors: Dominatrix, Minx
Available: September
Buy it:, $30

Nails Inc Fall 2012

Vibe: True classics and neutrals.
Colors: Chelsea Bridge Road, Sloane Gardens, Bruton Mews, Chester Street, Jermyn Street, Richmond Terrace
Available: Late August
Buy it: Sephora, $25 for set of 6 mini bottles


10 of the Best Summer Sale Finds Under $50

Now that August is upon us, we can no longer ignore the sad fact that most of the summer is behind us. And while that is pretty depressing, the one good thing about this time of year is that all of our favorite stores and brands put their merchandise on sale–sometimes up to 70% off. So, in the spirit of Cher Horowitz, we’re solving our end-of-summer-blues with a little retail therapy.

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Free People, $49

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Topshop, $35.

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Antipodium, $49

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Club Monaco shirt, $49.

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Mango, $48.

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Zara blouse, $30.

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Suno, $45

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KNT by Kova & T, $49

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Topshop, $40.

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J. Crew, $48