11 Best Nail Colors For Winter: Sparkle this Party Season

There’s nothing more satisfying than buying a new shade of gorgeous lacquer. And with festivities in full swing, there’s no better time to update your manicure.

This season is all about sparkly golds and silvers, eye-catching glitter and warm and rich berry colors. For us though, quality is just as important as the color. These long lasting, luxury polishes will have you party season ready with just a single application.

Here are Elite Traveler’s top picks to nail this season…

Dior, Diorific Vernis, Holiday 2016 Limited Edition

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A lovely glimmer of Dior’s Vernis Holiday Limited Edition Nail Polish is all you need to add a festive feel to your manicure. It can be used on its own or over your favorite Dior shade. Buy it here.

Givenchy, Le Vernis Nail Varnish in No.07

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The perfect holiday red, Givenchy’s Le Rouge Nail Polish comes in a matching lipstick so you can perfectly match your nails to your lips. The wide and flat brush provides an expert application with a beautiful glossy finish. Buy it here.

Nails Inc, Nail Candy Gift Set

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This Nail Candy Gift Set from Nails Inc. is the ultimate party season pleaser. With a traditional scarlet red and winter berry color your nails will be right on trend. Add a coat of glittering red or gold sparkles for an extra special touch. If you prefer a more subtle look apply one coat of glitter on your ring finger. Nothing says party time like glittering nails. Buy it here. 

Lancôme, Vernis in Love in Brun Glace

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Party season doesn’t just mean bold colours, you can be just as fabulous with this shimmering iced beige from Lancome’s Vernis in Love collection. Pair it with a coat of rose gold glitter and watch them swoon. Buy it here.

YSL, La Laque Couture in Bleu Cobalt

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We adore this deep blue cobalt shade from YSL’s La Laque Couture Collection. This sultry winter blue works great for any evening soiree and is in trend all season long. Buy it here.

Nars, Limited Edition Nail Polish in Sherwood


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For traffic stopping nails we recommend NARS’ Sherwood lacquer in Shimmering Violet Rose. Its long lasting power and a high gloss finish is a knockout formula for winter. Buy it here.

OPI, Infinite Shine in Miami Beet

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We love a touch of berry in the winter season, and since pink is a color for everyone we’ve gone for this racy red-violet shade. OPI’s Is Miami Beet goes down well at any party, plus with its new formula your nails will be guaranteed to shine all night long. For maximum shine impact buy Infinite Shine DuoBuy Miami Beet here.

Deborah Lippmann, Glitter Nail Polish in Boom Boom Pow

DEBORAH LIPPMANN Glitter nail polish (Across+the+universe

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Party season isn’t the same without a punch of gold to your look. Deborah Lippmann’s luxe glitter polish is more than just an eye-catching finish, the formula contains biotin, green tea extract and aucoumea to make sure your nails remain nourished and strong all season long. Buy it here.

Burberry, Nail Polish in Gold Shimmer No. 452


Nail party season style with a gorgeous glint of gold. Burberry’s Nail Polish in Gold Shimmer contains healthful ingredients, such as, antioxidant pro-vitamin B5 and Myrrh extract helping to strengthen and moisturise your nails. Buy it here.

Smith & Cult, Nail Polish in Darjeeling Darling


Smith & Cult’s Darjeeling Darling is a stunning forest green for winter. The highly formulated polish glides on easily for an effortlessly beautiful finish…apply two coats for extra shine and the promise of perfect nails. Buy it here.

Christian Louboutin, Nail Polish in Rouge Louboutin


Christian Louboutin in Rouge is the ultimate fashion forward polish. The beautifully tapered bottle top was inspired by ‘Ballerina Ultima’, the highest and most iconic heel Louboutin has ever created. Buy it here.

Which winter shade is your favorite? Tweet us @elite_traveler