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9 Ways to Wear Pantone’s Color of the Year: Marsala

9 Ways to Wear Pantone’s Color of the Year: Marsala


By semick

You all seemed pretty 50/50 on Pantone’s Color of the year, a spicy red color dubbed Marsala. Nevertheless, we’re fans of the shade and we’re here to sway you with 9 pretty ways to wear it!

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  • Cuccio Colour Boston Cream Pie

    What we like: Almost a perfect match to Marsala, this shade retains some of the rusty “orange” notes we like so much! Find it at your salon.

  • China Glaze VII

    What we like: This port crème requires a side of Merlot. Cheers!

  • CND Vinylux Scarlet Letter

    What we like: This rosy shade rivals our favorite lipsticks! Find it at your salon.

  • Deborah Lippmann

    What we like: This super dark mulberry has some subtle shimmer – ultra sexy!

  • Jamberry Vintage Deco

    What we like: We can see this wrap on an accent nail – with all the other fingers painted in Marsala.

  • Essie Bordeaux

    What we like: Maybe it’s just the name, but something about this shade is almost edible.

  • OPI Chicago Champaign Toast

    What we like: This muted hue flatters pale skin tones instead of washing them out.

  • Young Nails Caption Polish in Regret is Over-Rated What we like: This formula is designed to be chip-free for nine days! Find it at your salon.

  • Chrome Girl Inspire the Desire

    What we like: This pure rust shade looks fabulous on darker skin tones!

  • Londontown Lakur Pass the Port

    What we like: It’s not just a pretty color: Lakur forms molecular bond with nails that reinforces nail strength and works to prevent nails from breaking, cracking and splitting.

  • Orly Darkest Shadow

    What we like: The reddish glitter is like a surprise when the polish hits the light!