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15th September 2011

A shade for all seasons

Lacquer up for the upcoming wintry months

September is a time to embrace the new season with all its promise whilst musing fondly over holiday memories. Spring / summer fashions are stored away till next year in favour of novel autumn / winter sartorial offerings. However, for many, a beauty update is just as important when adjusting the seasonal wardrobe.

Despite its ostensible simplicity, nail lacquer can offer an immediate update to your wardrobe and even encapsulate an entire seasonal mood. Bearing this concept in mind, consider my personal seasonal shades: “Kismet” by Nars for the summer gone by, a burnished mimosa frenzy; versus my must-have polish for the new season, “Peridot” by Chanel, a beautiful melange of green and gold designed to mimic the eponymous stone:

Isabelle Dann

Isabelle Dann

Isabelle Dann is the Lifestyle Editor at The Mancunion. Follow her tomfoolery @izzydann

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