But this winter we return to our one hue love - inky tones of purples and blues. It's time to get back to (almost) black with intense nero shades that show just a hint of colour.
Here are some of the shades we love (pictured, clockwise from right, above)
ESSIE Nail Lacquer in Midnight Cami, $16.95
CHANEL Le Vernis in Roubachka, $41
GUERLAIN Vernis À Ongles Nail Enamel in Black Perfecto, $36
TOM FORD Nail Lacquer in Viper, $50
ESTÉE LAUDER Pure Color Nail Lacquer in Bête Noire, $38
SALLY HANSEN Complete Salon Manicure in Pat On The Black, $14.95