Essie, spring 2012, swatches, Ole Caliente, Orange It's Obvious, Navigate Her, To Buy or Not to Buy, Tour de Finance, A Crewed Interest, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Bravo, Essie. Your spring collection rather brilliantly sums up "what's hot right now," in six efficient moves. If    >>

Essie, Bobbing for Baubles, holiday 2011, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Last week I showed you arm swatches of Essie's holiday collection, but I didn't get to show you    >>

Essie, holiday 2011, swatches, Bangle Jangle, Cocktail Bling, Brooch the Subject, Bobbing for Baubles, School of Hard Rocks, Size Matters, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Essie's all-creme holiday collection is off the beaten path, but I approve. I get red-and-green fatigue this time    >>

Essie, Geranium, Deborah Lippmann, Supermodel, swatches

Last week I posted swatches of my latest conquest, Lippmann Supermodel, a jelly-finish bright orange-red. Not liking polishes    >>

Essie, Resort, Bridal, 2011, My Hut or Yours, Lion Around, Da Bush, Fair Game, Better Together, Maid to Honor, Borrowed & Blue, First Dance, swatches, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Essie has two collections you should know about. The first (because wedding season is upon us) is their    >>

Essie, Little Brown Dress, fall, 2010, swatches, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Essie's winter collection is already on shelves at my local Ulta, but I'm still kvelling over their fall    >>

Essie, Sew Psyched, swatches

Military is in for fall, and for once I am on trend!  (Even if it's just my nails.)    >>

Essie, fall, 2010, swatches, Sew Psyched, Merino Cool, Limited Addiction, In Stitches, Little Brown Dress, Velvet Voyeur, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Essie has already secured its reputation for wedding-worthy and office-safe... which makes their color choices for fall seem    >>

Essie, Pretty Edgy, swatches

Soaper1 finally confessed that she's using her swatches to win me over to "the green side." As if    >>

Essie, summer, 2010, resort, Playa del Platinum, Splash of Grenadine, Lapis of Luxury, Turquoise & Caicos

I was so entranced by Soaper1's swatches of Lapis of Luxury, I asked her if she'd mind swatching    >>

Essie, swatches, Lapis of Luxury

Many thanks to Soaper1 for these beautiful nail swatches: Essie Lapis of Luxury is part of Essie's summer    >>