Witches and ghouls welcome! All Hallows Eve conjures up our deepest fear and most whimsical fantasies. Whether you’re the vial and gory type or ethereal and love the magical side of things, Halloween is the excuse to go all out!
For all of you “Walking Dead”, or Anne Rice novels fans, here’s a look that can used for either a Zombie or Vampire costume.
The idea is to look as pale and tired as possible. Forget your concealer!!!! Use brownish and purple eyeshadows to create deep bags under the eyes (the one time this is ok). Contour your cheekbones as much as possible because you want to look super thin (Liquid diets and starving till you find some flesh will do that you). To finish off, use a deep red liquid lipstick to create a bloody mouth (Yum!)
This one creeps people out the most. There isn’t anything scarier than an innocent looking child, or doll with a killer streak.
Start of with a pale uniform and matte complexion. Use a white matte eyeshadow under your eyes to create the illusion of bigger eyes (A la lady Gaga), and use a black liquid liner to trace your “new” eyes. Go as wild and bold with colorful eyeshadows to further enhance your big eyes, and apply generous coats of mascara on the TOP lashes. Create fake bottom lashes. Put some blush on as usual (go a little heavier on the pink), and add some freckles. Create a little heart mouth in red, and draw lines on the corners on your mouth and add the sutures (creepyyyy).
This one is for people (like me…), who love all things magic with a slight sinister edge. Anyone else a Harry Potter/Lord of the Rings/ Dark Hunters/ Incarnations of Immortality fan here? No?… Just me? Moving on…
This one is a little easier. Use a flat eyeshadow brush to create a petal like pattern all over your eyes to make a butterfly like mask. Use any color from the same scheme. The trick is to have very pigmented eyeshadows because you’ll be patting the brush down. Use your liquid liner to create fluid lines on the edge of your eyes (Get creative!). Use a light blush, highlight in key areas, and a natural lipstick… Voilà!
So we all know how sexy women find androgyny, and menswear becomes a “must” in our closets. We love boyfriend jeans, suits, bow ties etc. Unfortunately, our counter parts tend to think… well “Eww”. Here are a couple of guy clothes you can pull off all the while looking hot for your man.
1. His Tees and shirts
2. His Jacket
3. His Hats and his watch
I personally love men’s watches. All women should wear them because they make such a statement.
4. His sunglasses
5. His perfume
OK this isn’t a clothing item, but the chemicals react differently with your skin, and the musky scents are very sexy.
This fall lip color trends are shades of tomato reds, burgundy, and hot pink.
Here are our favorite picks:
A major trend, this fresh look is a must have this season
Try: Chantecaille’s Persimmon HydraChic
Turn heads your way!
With YSL’s Rouge Pur Couture No.50 Rouge Neon
Make a bold statement!
With Chanel’s Rouge Allue Velvet Luminous Matte in L’Exubérante.
A favorite this season, burgundy and plum were scene on most runways.
Our pick: Tom Ford’s Bruised Plum
Chanel’s Rouge Coco Shine Hydrating Sheer in Esprit for a shinier iridescent look
The end of August: the end of summer vacation; a bitter sweet time for everyone, but for any Fashionista, the beginning of Fall Fashion! Goodbye shorts and sandals, and hello scarves and leather jackets!
While some of us head back to school up north, the rest of us in our tropical island can enjoy the perks of Fall Fashion with these universal Fall Fashion Dos this year:
– WARMER COLORS
As September approaches, dress up in warmer colors. See Fall 2013 color palette:
– GLAM MAKEUP
Dare to wear deeper lip color such as burgundy or tomato red; And add drama to your eyes with a classic cat eye, or try a copper eye shadow.
As the temperature drops, pick up the cardigans, vests, scarves etc… Instantly gives an outfit dimension and oomph.
– PATTERN MIX
A big fashion trend this Fall. Mix and pair your favorite prints and patterns!
Rock the preppy style with a nice cardi as they are perfect for school and/or work and can be worn it different ways.
– “NO WHITE AFTER LABOR DAY” RULE OUT
We are in 2013 anyways, who says to follow the rules? Wear that sexy white dress, and buy that beautiful white coat or blazer!
Here are a few essentials that are best for Summer-Fall transition:
– Denim Jacket
– Plaid Shirt
– Shorts: leather, plaid, or in dark colors. (not to wear with sandals)
“I HAVE NOTHING TO WEAR!”
Yes we’re all guilty, so don’t try to hide it. It’s very true that we buy nice clothes, but after a couple of wears, they feel old and you can’t match them with anything (neon prints??? laced bustiers? WTH?)
The key, as I have found, is to have your basics down. If you have durable, timeless pieces that go with absolutely everything, you always look put together and chic. Who cares if you wore that Proenza leather jacket to death? It looks even more amazing as it ages. “Didn’t she wear that pair of jeans last week?” Uh yeah, because it gives her a “Cul d’enfer”. Listen up people, you want to always look like you know what your doing when it comes to fashion? Well, get down with your basics and build around those key pieces.
– A white shirt that compliments your body shape.
– Statement T-Shirts
-A little black dress
– A statement skirt
– Fitted Jeans
– Ballerina flats
– A great pair of heels (you can walk in…)
Nice to have:
– A leather jacket (always gives an outfit some edge)
– A pair of boots or booties
– A statement scarf
Now that you guys have your basics down, let your imagination take your style away!