Masquerade

A while back, my school held it’s third annual Masquerade, and much like the second annual Masquerade, I forgot the mask. However, I got super dressed up and had an amazing time anyway.

I didn’t need to purchase a new dress because I searched the back of my closet and unearth an old friend. Spice up an old formal dress with a new statement necklace, a new shade of lipstick and BAM! you are all set to go out in style. Who said formal occasions have to be on expensive? I personally had been dying to wear this dress to another occasion. Here’s a flashback to three years ago:

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Woah, talk about a flashback. I wore this dress to my senior prom and I am still in love with it. (Though I can do without the purple hair and accessories)

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To make the dress feel like new send it out to be cleaned, put on some higher heels, and avoid doing your hair and makeup in a similar way. This will make the look stand out from the dress’ first formal event.

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And my friends were looking pretty fly too, they even let me borrow their mask.

 

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So take out those old prom, bridesmaids or formal gowns for your next formal event. And get to dancing!

‘Tis the Season

Happy Christmas Eve Eve everyone! The Holidays are upon us and what better way to celebrate then with sparkle, sparkle, and more sparkle. This year I’m ringing in the Holidays with full sparkle and so is my sister.

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The Holidays are all about making a statement, whether with sparkle, fur or both! Here I have a Sparkle dress and shaggy coat paired with knee high socks. Annie took a more subtle approach with lace accents on her maxi sweater with an all over lace dress. She added the sparkle with a crown to top off the look.

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Braids and curls are a classic way to get all done up for any holiday gathering whether with family or friends.DSC01103

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Keep the color palette simple. Reds, Greens, Golds, Silvers, Blacks and Whites. Any of these combinations can be festive but don’t have to scream holiday if you’re attending a more low key affair and you don’t want to break out the ugly sweater.

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To get Jhow’s look// Check out my Fpme Page here

To get Annie’s look check retailers such as Urban Outfitters and Forever21

Happy Holidays Everyone! From my family to yours.

Holiday Cheer.

Hello Guys and Dolls, This semester really took a toll on me at the tail end but I am back just in time for the Holidays!!

What to wear for those holiday parties can be extremely stressful on top of worrying about the gifts and making your dip to pass etc.. So never fear, that’s what  I am here for. The holidays are about being as festive as possible in my opinion. No, seriously go all out!

Here are some tips for creating the perfect holiday look

1. Find an Ugly Christmas Sweater. Nothing sets the mood more than a conversation piece. Raid your local thrift shops and find a doozy.

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Here’s some good examples, though I’m still looking for one that lights up.

2. Wear Festive Colors.  Dive right in with the red and Green, even throw in some gold, sliver and white. The more festive the better.

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3. Colored Tights. For those more going out looks, throw on a pair of colored tights with your little black dress for some holiday cheer that is also ready to hit the town.

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4. Sparkle. Need I say more.

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There are so many ways to sparkle, and the holidays are a great time to take it to the next level.

5 Velvet. Nothing says holiday party like a good velvet dress.

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6. Heels.  preferably black.

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7. Statement Necklace. Add some jewels to your look for an elegant finish to any holiday attire.

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(And a good crown always brings the holiday cheer to any party).

8. Smile . As corny as that sounds, smile and have fun with it. It doesn’t get better thank spending the holiday season with the ones you love.  Laugh, smile, be merry.

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I hope this helps when to comes to picking out your festive look. Have a Merry Merry Christmas Everyone!