My favorite time of year has begun- AWARD SEASON!!!!!! The red carpet, the fashion, the speeches I love everything about it. I asked on Twitter and Facebook what you wanted for “Make It Work” Monday. I got a mixed bag- half wanted a “how to” tutorials while the other half wanted my regular Red Carpet Breakdown. So I did a little of both! LET’S BEGIN!
Trend: Smokey Eyes
Who rocked it: Julianne Hough +Katharine McPhee + Jennifer Lopez
Love this look? So easy to recreate! Use an eye primer then apply a gold base. Blend in a taupe/light brown on the lid and underneath the eye. Black liner on top with false lashes. Bring in a hint of brown pencil liner 3/4 of the way on the bottom of the lash line. Voila! Instant Smokey Eyes! Also check out this guest blog on how to achieve a smokey eye!
Trend: Deep V
Who rocked it: Claire Danes + Katharine McPhee +Amy Poulher + Jessica Chastain + Eva Longoria
I think a Deep V looks flattering on everyone. It elongates your neck, slims your waist and always looks fashion forward. You should definitely try this trend for your next big event.
Trend: Old Hollywood Glam Hair
Who rocked it: Naomi Watts + Rachel Weiss + Kelly Osbourne + Jessica Alba
Want to do this look? First you need a curling iron. After you curl the first section of hair pin it so it will cool and set. All of the curls MUST go in the same direction. Spray with hairspray. After 30 mins, take down the pinned curls and brush with a paddle brush. Smooth with a comb and spray with finishing spray.
Trend: Bumped Ponytial
Who rocked it: Zooey Deschanel +Kristen Bell
Ponytails can look so fresh on a red carpet. For this exact you need a teasing comb. First section the top layer of hair and pin to be out-of-the-way. Tease the crown of the head. Next take down the pinned section and brush the top layer of hair so it looks effortless. Put in ponytail and spray. Here are 12 ponytails you can try yourself.
Trend: Colored Eyeshadow
Who Rocked it: Nicole Richie + Hayden Panettiere
To do this look find a color that will compliment the outfit you are wearing. It is such an easy thing to do and it will really make your eyes pop! Also check out these other inspiring looks to try!
My Best Dressed
Va Va Voom. I’m OBSESSED with this look. How can I get this McQueen dress in my closet stat?!?!?
I love this fashion risk. I think she looks precious and youthful. I’m sure others will slam her but I think she looks beautiful. Also love the whimsical fishtail braid.
This is nude done right.
This is how you do Runway to Red Carpet. By having this happy color for the dress, it doesn’t look drab by having long sleeves.
Retro. Simple and completely flattering. She seems to always get it right.
MY Worst Dressed
This is nude gone wrong. She is completely washed out. Not even a bright lips, accessory or purse. Fail.
I don’t see anything good in this picture. Someone pleases get this child a stylist!
This is my Worst Makeup Look of the Night. This isn’t The Vampire Diaries. yikessssss
What were your thoughts? Please feel free to share. I hope you go down this journey with me as I break down each Award Show this Season. xoxo, Loftiss