As I’m currently in New York, no other nail polish would be more appropriate. Essie “Fifth Avenue” is a vibrant, orangey red and reminds me of Tom Ford Wild Ginger lipstick. 

It’s happy, it’s chic and well, it’s very New York. Definitely a classic to add to your collection! 

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56 Responses

  1. This is such a lovely colour! This definitely needs to find a home in my collection :) x

    Brenda |

  2. It looks like such a lovely colour, perfect for New York! x


  3. Annette says:

    This colour is cute. It actually reminds me of the red in the watermelon. Thanks for sharing Lily!!

  4. Daisy Locks says:

    Such a vibrant colour! A wonderful festive shade too. xx

    Emily ⎜ Daisy Locks

  5. Mira Devils says:

    That shade looks so cool. Enjoy your stay!!

    xx Mira

  6. This is my favourite nail polish ever. I wear it every summer. It’s the only nail polish I’ve finished and bought again. Enjoy New York!

  7. Hayley M says:

    Beautiful colour & I love that Tom Ford Lipstick in Wild Ginger! Hope you’re having a fab time in New York!

    Hayley xo | Sailor Stories

  8. How fitting! Such a vibrant shade, this would make a great Christmas stocking gift (dare I say it?) x

  9. Ella says:

    I love Fifth Avenue! I’m a big fan of orangey reds – Sephora Formula X in Uber and the Barry M Gelly Hi Shine in Passion are great alternatives x

    ellabooxo • beauty & lifestyle

  10. Rachel says:

    lovely photo, your nails look amazing!

    Rachel x
    Style Soup

  11. nueyork says:

    I love how many variations on a classic red there are!

  12. Looks like a lovely colour!! And I agree it wouldn’t be right wearing a different one. Hope your having a great time! Xoxo

  13. Coral red on the nails is one of my all time favourite polish shades! :) x

    Jadirah Sarmad | Jasmine Catches Butterflies ʚϊɞ

  14. Josie says:

    Love love love this colour!! A slightly more ‘everyday’ red shade – its beautiful!

    Josie XOXO
    Fashion Mumblr

  15. pinnie apple says:

    Gorgeous color. Just the perfect red!

  16. Angeline Lee says:

    What a gorgeous colour! Have a great time in NY!

  17. Tessa says:

    Such a great colour, perfect for NY! Have an awesome time!

    Tessa / Bramble & Thorn

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  19. Maja Lasić says:

    Even though it’s a summery shade I can definitely see myself wearing it in the autumn as well. In love with this nailpolish :)

  20. Jodie V says:

    Ooh I love the shade of this! Definitely perfect for New York!
    Jodie xo // La Lune Song

  21. Holl JC says:

    This is just such a pretty colour x

  22. Minh Cao says:

    I wore this nail polish for my 21st, a gorgeous colour that actually suits my olive skin tone BUT it’s such a nightmare to remove…it bleeds and stains everywhere..does anyone else have this problem?

  23. That’s definitely a gorgeous shade. The perfect orange/red! Essie always sucks me in with these gorgeous colors, but then I get annoyed how easily the polish chips on me. Seriously wanting this but seriously trying to resist 😉


  24. Stephanie says:

    This is beautiful! I hope you’re having an amazing time in New York!


  25. Meghan B says:

    One of my favourites! Always beautiful & classic

  26. Paige Sime says:

    I’m yet to try any of the Essie polishes. Might have to give one a go soon!

  27. What a gorgeous shade, Katie Rimmel London’s Hip Hop is super similar if you fancy trying a drugstore alternative! I’m sure the lovely VDM has mentioned it before so you may have already tried it! xx

    Eleri Roberts

  28. Looks really pretty on you. I am a sucker for matching nail polish names to occasions, i.e. I had to wear Catrice “Newly wed” during my honeymoon, even though it kept chipping on me like nobodies business…

  29. Such a gorgeous bright red!

    Sophia /

  30. Really great nail color!
    Essie has some really cute names for their nail polishes!

  31. Jen27 says:

    Ah, such a perfect shade for your trip! Hope you’re having an amazing time in NYC, Lily :)


  32. such a perfect colour!i think it’s perfect for summer too:)
    i hope you are having the best time in ny lily,
    lots of love

  33. Such an appropriate shade for your trip! Love that colour!

    CassandraMyee | NZ Beauty Blog

  34. Martha C says:

    love the name

    ♥ ♥

  35. Yes to the colour and the name! I’m kinda obsessed with NYC at the moment after listening to Taylor Swift’s new album.

    Ashley |

  36. alisimo says:

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  37. miuse says:

    This polish looks soooo cute!! The color is so quintessential New York! xx

  38. How lovely is this shade!
    Its such a great spring and summer color! I love it!!

    -Mary |

  39. Divya Nigam says:

    This is by far my favourite Essie shade!

  40. Emily says:

    This shade looks so pretty, a bit different to the usual autumnal shades about now!

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