By Marianne Mychaskiw
Updated Nov 01, 2012 @ 4:32 pm
Gold Leaf Top Coat
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Talk about a gilt-y pleasure! Thanks to the new class of gold leaf top coats, all of your manicures can have the Midas touch. These innovative nail polishes incorporate gold flakes with a clear base, and we love the effect. Check out Sephora’s version ($15;, OPI’s Man With a Golden Gun ($30; for locations), and Zoya's 18-karat clear coat ($35 for three polish gift set; Apply two even coats over a dark shade for easy, sophisticated nail art, or sweep it over a shiny metallic to create solid gold digits. Need inspiration? Click through our gallery to shop fall's hottest hues!