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There are few things more indicative of a seasonal shift than the ceremonious fall manicure—when we officially swap out our bright reds and poppy pinks for something a little moodier. Far from gloomy, autumn’s deepest shades come in a surprising range that moves well beyond your basic black. Iridescent and metallic, ultra-glossy and über-sparkly, they’re as enchanting as the pervasive night sky, and we can’t wait to get our hands on them (literally). From Christian Louboutin’s galaxy-inspired Miss Mars to JINsoon’s emerald Epidote, here are nine shades to celebrate the arrival of fall with a welcoming, bewitching hand.

9 Better-Than-Black Nail Polishes to Try This Fall

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