Hottest Fall Nail Polish Colors

The Chinese zodiac calendar may say we’re in the Year of the Dragon … but we’re actually in the Year of the Nail Polish. According to market research, nail polish sales are up a jaw-dropping 70 percent this year — and we’re not complaining. When it comes to all things polish, we can’t get enough.

Click here to see the hottest fall nail polish colors.

So naturally, we’re super excited for all the new fall 2012 nail polish colors. With a boatload of shades to choose from, we reached out to celebrity makeup artists to narrow things down and get their top picks for the hottest new shades of the season. What separates the good from the gorgeous? “A great fall nail polish will stand out, but still blend effortlessly into your wardrobe,” says celebrity makeup artist Marissa Nemes.

From deep wine reds to stormy metallic grays, there’s a little something for everyone on our list. Even just the names of these nail polishes (“Gobsmacked,” “Suspicious,” “Miss Fancy Pants”) have us itching to try ’em all … the only tough part will be choosing which one to wear first.

Which color will be your fall favorite? Keep clicking to decide.