<b>1. Nail Wraps by Giles Deacon</b><br/>
Giles Deacon's first beauty collaboration with New Look yields these funky, stick-on nail wraps in a variety of vibrant patterns.
Price: £5.99, 0844 4996690
<b>2. Showstopper by Jessica</b><br/>
This rich olive green is murky without being grungy, and the camouflage tones will sit perfectly with the new season's sleek and minimal tailoring.
Price: £9.75, 0845 2171360
<b>3. Fairytale by Gosh</b><br/>
Cold weather necessitates darker nail shades, so try this soupy mix of petrol blue and teal for a new spin on a dramatic shade. It's modern but not too out there.
Price: £5.99, superdrug.com
<b>4. Gold Foil by Barry M</b><br/>
Metallic finishes are big beauty news for winter, and this rich gold polish is the perfect Midas touch as party season approaches. And at this price, it won't break the bank.
Price: £3.99, available nationwide
<b>5. Fenchurch St. by Nails Inc.</b><br/>
A new shade from one of the nation's favourite nail brands that smacks of pumpkins and fallen leaves, making it a great choice for autumn. It'll be particularly striking on darker skins, too.
Price: £11, available nationwide
<b>6. Matte Top Coat by Chanel</b><br/>
Not so much a colour as a finishing touch, this strengthening top coat will render any shade you brush it over completely matte, for a look that is under-stated, fiercely directional and terribly up to date.
Price: £18, 020-7493 3836
<b>7. La Laque 128 by YSL<br/>
You'll have heard of matching your nails to your shoes, but how about to your jeans? This denim shade from YSL also contains a touch of glitter to lift the colour and give it a trendy metallic edge.
Price: £15, available nationwide
<b>8. Are we there yet? by OPI</b><br/>
Stand out from the crowd with this determinedly summery shade of watermelon from salon brand OPI, whose varnishes are resilient, chip-proof and almost foolproof.
Price: £10.50, 01923-240 010
<b>9. Rococo Red</b><br/>
Mavala's varnishes come in pint-sized, travel-friendly bottles, which are perfect for taking with you and touching up on the go. This chic red screams 'mini-break'.
Price: £4.10, 01732-459 412
<b>10. In Cognito by Essie</b><br/>
Is it blue? Is it green? Perhaps it's neither. What is certain though, is that Essie's latest shade is a real hit. It's bold but not brash, modern yet classic, and about to sell out.
Price: £9.95, available in salons