The Best OPI Nail Colors for Fall 2021, Hands Down

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OPI Complimentary Wine Nail Polish
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Asking us to choose a favorite OPI nail color is like asking Mama to choose a favorite child. There's not only one, and it all depends on timing. She might choose you after you bake her famous Christmas cookies come December "just because;" we might choose Cajun Shrimp "just because" it's warm outside. Then next week, the slate is clean again—and the wall of OPI bottles at the nail salon is flush with possibility. When summer gives way to autumn, we're ready with a full set of OPI nail shades to add to the mani lineup. From dark vampy shades to rich warm hues to toasty anti-Bubble Bath nudes, OPI fall nail colors get you ready to have the best season ever. Whether you try something new or go with an all-time classic, you can't go wrong. Here are the best OPI nail shades.

OPI Nail Lacquer in Complimentary Wine

OPI Nail Lacquer in Complimentary Wine

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This deep burgundy is reminiscent of your favorite glass of red wine. We guarantee people will be asking you for the name of this shade for their next salon visit.

OPI Nail Lacquer in Yank My Doodle

OPI Nail Lacquer Yank My Doodle

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Fall's favorite color was given a hint of copper to create the perfect way to wear the shade on your nails.

OPI Infinite Shine 2 Long-Wear Lacquer in That's What Friends Are Thor

OPI Infinite Shine 2 Long-Wear Lacquer in That's What Friends Are Thor

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Earthy tones create a flattering shade of this fall-ready color that'll become your go-to neutral as soon as the temperatures dip below 80 degrees.

OPI Nail Lacquer in Suzi - The First Lady of Nails

OPI Nail Lacquer in Suzi - The First Lady of Nails

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Picture this warm, mossy green paired with an ivory cable knit. It's a match made in autumn if we ever did see one.

OPI Nail Lacquer in Lincoln Park After Dark

OPI Nail Lacquer in Lincoln Park After Dark

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This is one of OPI's greatest hits, especially when fall and winter come to town. It comes off "where midnight meets purple," but we make sure to apply two to three coats so that it can reach its vampiest potential.

OPI Nail Lacquer in Falling-ing for Milan

OPI Nail Lacquer in Fall-ing for Mila

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A subtle shimmer makes this vintage-inspired shade a great pick for a fall wedding or special occasion but it's also a pretty shade for everyday wear.

OPI Nail Lacquer in Red Heads Ahead

OPI Nail Lacquer Red Heads Ahead

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Southern gals never fully like to retire their bright red, and this OPI number (from the Scotland Collection) is the only reddish hue you need this autumn.

OPI Nail Lacquer in Russian Navy

OPI Nail Lacquer in Russian Navy

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We're partial to this signature metallic blue shade for fall. You'll feel like taking some names with this chic shade on your nails.

OPI Infinite Shine 2 Long-Wear Lacquer in Rub-a-Pub-Pub

OPI Infinite Shine 2 Long-Wear Lacquer in Rub-a-Pub-Pub

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If you think charcoal gray means boring neutral nails, think again. This ultra-shiny shade is a more robust nude to include on your fall mani lineup.

OPI Nail Lacquer in Icelanded a Bottle of OPI

OPI Nail Lacquer in Icelanded a Bottle of OPI

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This is one of our favorite fall taupes ever. It hits all the marks for a flattering dove-beige shade and feels just like fall in the South: warm but still cozy.

OPI Nail Lacquer in Edinburgh-er & Tatties

OPI Nail Lacquer in Edinburgh-er & Tatties

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Don't let anyone tell you that pink doesn't work all year long. This dusty hue is a toned-down version of pastel pink that can be rocked from January to December.

OPI Nail Lacquer in Now Museum, Now You Don't

OPI Nail Lacquer in Now Museum, Now You Don't

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This metallic orange-red practically screams that autumn has arrived. It'll give all of your cozy sweaters a pop of fun, warm color.

OPI Nail Lacquer in Check Out the Old Geysirs

OPI Nail Lacquer in Check Out the Old Geysirs

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If you're not so into the dark and vampy shades, this periwinkle-inspired blue will switch things up. It's perfectly muted and has just the slightest touch of iridescent shimmer to keep things interesting.

OPI Nail Lacquer in Como se Llama?

OPI Nail Lacquer in Como se Llama?

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A brazen burgundy shade is just what the weather change ordered. It's the perfect shade of rich red to wear well into winter.

OPI Nail Lacquer in Suzi Needs a Loch-Smith

OPI Nail Lacquer in Suzi Needs a Loch-Smith

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This copper-kissed shade of orange takes your summer coral and turns it into a fall-ready option.

OPI Nail Lacquer in Boys Be Thistle-ing at Me

OPI Nail Lacquer in Boys Be Thistle-ing at Me

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Autumn always has us craving darker shades, and this jeweled purple is like a slightly more vibrant version of Lincoln Park After Dark. (Try Good Girls Gone Plaid, also from OPI's Scotland Collection, when you're ready for a super-dark hue.)

OPI Nail Lacquer in Spare Me a French Quarter?

OPI Nail Lacquer in Spare Me a French Quarter?

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This is how autumn does hot pink. The rich jewel-toned magenta is perfect for gals who don't fully want to give up bright summery shades just yet.

OPI Nail Lacquer in Things I've Seen in Aber-green

OPI 'Things I've Seen in Aber-green'

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An edgy green deserves to be seen—on your nails this fall! Less emerald and more camo, this enviable shade is worth stepping outside your typical nude or dark purple.

OPI Nail Lacquer in Alpaca My Bags

OPI Nail Lacquer in Alpaca My Bags

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If you're tired of the same old shades, this is definitely one to try. This smoky bluish teal is unexpected in the best way.

OPI Nail Lacquer in Nice Set of Pipes

OPI Nail Lacquer Nice Set of Pipes

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This playful gray-purple shade will have you kicking that purplish taupe right to the curb. It's dark but not too dark, making it the perfect pop of color to wear during the fall.

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