Pantone got it right for 2015! MARSALA is, without a doubt, the most wearable Color of the Year in a while. It’s a classic with a modern twist, a fun take on a neutral. There are so many interesting interpretations of this new neutral, from light to dark, subtle to shimmery, budget-friendly to luxurious. Check out our twelve favorites, below!
Nails Inc. – Kensington High Street: The gel formulation of this marsala polish by Nails Inc. ensure a long-lasting, chip-free manicure. It comes with an extra-wide brush that makes application a breeze.
Christian Louboutin – Sevillana: The most luxurious take on marsala! Louboutin’s deep burgundy polish gives off an opaque, glossy shine with just one coat.
Deborah Lippmann – Modern Love: Deborah Lippmann’s version is an extremely light and neutral take on marsala. With a hint of mauve, it’s great for anyone who prefers very subtle polish, but wants to give the new ‘Color of the Year’ a try.
Formula X – Impeccable: Sephora’s in-house polish line, Formula X, is completely underrated. The fantastic line features this beautiful take on marsala. A neutral, gorgeous cocoa that will flatter virtually everyone.
butter LONDON – Shag: This color is so fun! butter LONDON gives marsala a glittery touch with Shag. This highly pigmented formula is metallic meets neutral – love it.
OPI – OPI Scores a Goal!: OPI’s take on marsala is a beautiful, muted netural. Veering more towards the earth brown side, this is a gorgeous winter color.
Tom Ford – Bordeaux Lust: This super-glossy lacquer by the one and only Tom Ford is sure to make a statement. A bold interpretation of marsala, it’s definitely an attention grabber.
Revlon – Teak Rose: Love Revlon? Their marsala is a gorgeous, natural shade. For a drugstore brand, Revlon’s nail polishes are unbeatable. Definitely add this to your marsala collection.
Zoya – Liz: There’s something that’s so beautifully unique about Zoya’s marsala to me. Described on their site as ‘a muted, red-toned dark mauve’, there’s no color quite like this out there.
Tenoverten – Mulberry: This dusty rose hue is my introduction to Tenoverten, and it’s definitely left a lasting impression. A beautiful neutral, this is a subtle marsala with a twist.
Essie – In Stitches: It should come as no surprise that Essie’s version of marsala is completely one-of-a-kind. A stunning, reddish mauve, this color is extremely wearable.
Sally Hansen – Wine Stock: Sally Hansen’s revolutionary, affordable gel polish line is fantastic. Wine Stock, their marsala, is a rich and creamy burgundy that will last and last.
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