the quest for army green nails.

by faran krentcil

It's been over a month since Chanel released their Khaki Vert nail polish, an olive-colored lacquer that suddenly became the status manicure of right-this-second.

Its popularity hasn't faded, but its availability has. Khaki Vert is now totally sold out, and going for exorbitant fees on eBay.  The same goes for its companions - like Rescue Beauty Lounge's Diddy Grass - and even the NARS website is out of "Mash," its answer to the craze. (Never fear, we found bottles free on

Below, a roundup of the polishes you can still score to get camoflauged.  Play with them, make your own, or hold out until February, when Chanel's Fall 2011 show hits the catwalk, and the lacquer craze will start anew...

Zoya polish in Shawn, $7

Scotch Naturals in Cease Fire, $14.50

NARS in Mash, $16

Eyeko Military Polish, $5.50

Essie in Sew Psyched, $8