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Wednesday
Jun132012

FOTD + OOTD: Poised

I feel at my best in shift dresses and soft makeup. I like to try new things, of course, but I always come back to this combination when I want to feel pretty and confident. I guess I can call this my trademark style!

Forever 21 dress/ Aldo bag/ Charles & Keith heels/ Pinkbox earrings and ring/ Snaps the pomeranian

So, my advice to young women is this: keep a shift dress (or ten!) on hand for whenever you want to look all poised and ladylike. SM carries SO MANY nice shifts, but I also like rummaging in Celine and Forever 21. Take this draped shift for example - it's one of my best finds.

Yes, contrary to popular belief, Forever 21 also carries a lot of classy stuff. :P Anyway, here's the makeup I wore with it! I decided to go with soft eyes - meaning no harsh lines or too thick lashes. Cheeks and lips are also subtle as well. They're a bit on the brown/orange spectrum because I wanted to match them with dress.

Face: Benefit Hello Flawless Oxygen Wow liquid foundation, Lancome Maqui Blanc Miracle powder foundation to set, MAC Studio Sculpt concealer

Cheeks: Benefit Hervana Blush / Contour: Benefit Hoola

Eyeshadows: UDPP, Kanebo Kate Shadow CQ in BR-1 (the bronzy brown on the lid), MAC Femme Fi on the browbone

Eye definition: Avon eyebrow pencil, Shu Uemura Eye Crayon in Soft Brown as eyeliner, Shu Uemura Ultimate Natural Mascara

Lips: Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited Lipstick in OR 541

 

And that's it! Hope you like the look. :) 

Reader Comments (9)

Pretty as always :)

June 13, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMakeupByAnna888

That dress is so lovely.

June 13, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAviva

Looking great as always! So true, you look so beautiful and confident with this outfit Ms.Liz! I love the combination! And you look so fresh and young with the FOTD! hehe cute ni SNAPS, kasama sa photoshoot!

June 13, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJennifer

love your eyes! is that some kind of bluish contact lens?

June 13, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSkyray

yes, i love the dress... you look lovely!

June 14, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterIssa

You look pretty on the dress. But, I don't think I would also look pretty wearing that dress. I love the shoes and the bag. It matches my style <3

June 16, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterNicole Ann Valladolid

Ur shoes are to die for!! Love it!!

June 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDrew

Love your lippie :) looks amazing on you!

June 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKye

Thanks guys! HI Skyray, those are amethyst contact lenses. Looks a bit bluish-gray on me but I like it. Got it from Executive Optical.

June 18, 2012 | Registered CommenterLiz Lanuzo

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