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Dressing table: The best nail varnishes

1. Nail lacquer in From A to Zurich

Brand new for autumn is OPI's Swiss collection; try this shade of rich ruby red for a classic look that you can wear with anything.

£9.95, OPI, 01923 240010

2. La Laque in Or

Embrace glamour and prepare to have your fingertips transformed with this glitzy shade of burnished silver.

£ 16, Yves Saint Laurent, available nationwide

3. Pure Colour in White Beige

This luxurious shade of beige is the perfect polish for an on-trend look this winter; a modest colour to go with your minimalist wardrobe.

£12, Estée Lauder, 0870 034 2566

4. Nail Polish in Mash

It's difficult to miss the military trend this season; get your nails in on the act with this vintage green polish infused with a touch of gold.

£13, NARS, 0800 123 400

5. Finish Lacquer in Onyx Black

For the less able in applying colour, this polish not only glides on with ease, it's also quick to dry.

£3.99, Maybelline New York, available nationwide

6. Vernis in Black Plum

As one of Dior's favourite colours, purple is present in all Galliano's collections; translate the shade to your nails in this seductive, smoky mauve.

£17, Christian Dior, 020-7216 0216