I'm Calling It: This Shade of Green Is Autumn's Most-Elevated Nail Trend

If there's one thing I'm excited about this season, it has to be autumn nails. From chic brown nail polish shades to deep burgundy finishes, I'm all about those richer, darker, more elevated colours for the colder months. However, if you're a little bored of these classic shades, then I think I have just the nail colour for you. Say hello to olive green.

That's right, not only do olives make a delicious snack, but they happen to make a pretty chic nail colour too. This beautiful green hue just screams autumn to me, and I know that it will elevate any outfit. Don't just take my word for it, as I've been seeing lots of fashionable ladies on my Instagram feed opting for this nail colour for autumn and beyond. In fact, the hashtag #olivegreennails has a whopping one million views and counting on TikTok.

There's something so stylish about the shade, and although it is technically a little bit more colourful than your go-to neutrals, the muted finish makes it so easy to wear. I am very excited to give this colour a go on my next visit to the nail salon, and if you're looking for some inspiration, then keep on scrolling for some of my favourite olive green nail looks. Trust me, they are not to be missed...

Olive Green Nail Trend Inspiration:


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Such a classic, timeless look.


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I love how this colour perfectly compliments the tones in this autumnal outfit.


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Don't want a full olive green mani? Opt for French tips instead.


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Such a stunning shade.


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Ok, this is officially the coolest manicure I have ever seen. Forget the olive green colour and go all out with olive nail art instead.


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A glossy finish makes this shade stand out.


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Yes that's right, olive green also makes a great pedicure colour.


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I love this fun nail art.


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So elevated.


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Burnt orange and olive green might just be my new favourite colour combo.

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Grace Lindsay
Junior Beauty Editor

Grace Lindsay is the junior beauty editor at Who What Wear UK. At the age of 18 she decided to train as a makeup artist before going on to study english and media at Goldsmiths University. It was during that time that she explored her love for journalism by interning at a small beauty start-up based in Shoreditch. Since then, she has worked at a number of publications including Marie Claire and Hello!, where her love for all things beauty continued to grow.

As Who What Wear UK's junior beauty editor, she covers everything from the latest hair trends to the stand-out makeup products of the season.