This is the lovely Essie Lady Like with an accent nail of OPI You Don't Know Jacques.
I always had my eye on Essie Lady Like, but I never bought it because I thought it was a dupe for OPI Tickle My France-y. Of course, once I decided I wanted it anyway, I couldn't find it anywhere. I always checked the Essie sections at Target, Walgreens, and Ulta, but could never find it.
One day I was reading a blog (Lawless Lacquer) and she was talking about how she had a polish on her wish list for such a long time that she was about to give up on it...until one day it fell into her lap. She then asked if there was a polish like that for us. I commented that Essie Lady Like is one of those polishes...I have wanted it for so long and am close to giving up on it. After I commented, Lynn (from Lawless Lacquer) emailed me saying that she had Lady Like and would be willing to sell it to me. Needless to say, I jumped right on that one. So I guess it finally fell into my lap!
I was so surprised by the opacity of Lady Like. Essie can be a bit streaky, especially with the lighter colors. But this one was perfect. Two coats is all you need. And you all know about You Don't Know Jacques. That is such a classic OPI shade. Opaque in two coats and looks great with all skin tones.
So I'd now like to ask you. Is there a polish that you have wanted for so long that you are about to give up on? If so, keep looking - it just may fall into your lap some day :)