Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Sparkle Alyssa Sparkle

c/o: Chanel Perfection Lumiere Foundation; La Mer Concealer; Benefit Brow Zings brow powder; Bobbi Brown Eye Shadow in Champagne Quartz (from the Party Eye Palette); Hourglass Script Precision Liquid Liner in Jett; Lancome Hypnose Doll Lashes Mascara in So Black; Bobbi Brown Blush in Pale Pink; Bobbi Brown Lip Gloss in Aubergine; O.P.I. Nail Lacquer in Designer De Better; Woodley & Bunny blowout.
jacket, J.Crew; tee, Gap; skirt, Zara; earrings, similar here; necklace, Forever 21; sunnies, c/o Versace, similar here; clutch, Temperley; tights, Nordstrom; shoes, Miu Miu

Photos in this post by Emily Johnston Anderson


There are lots of great things about working at a magazine, but one of my favorites has to be the fact that sequins are acceptable office wear. Enter this skirt, which combines two of my favorite things: bling and the color gold. Here, I paired it with a plain black tee and some muted metallic accessories, and it went nicely from a day of beauty events and meetings to my friend Ashley’s party later that night. And because I had a lot of shine going on in the outfit, I kept my makeup simple with subtle neutral shadow and berry lipgloss tapped on lightly to sheer it out.

3 comments:

saucymommy said...

Wow, I love everything about this outfit, right down to the necklace! (Forever 21?!?! Wow! I really need to give that place another chance. I just feel like nothing ever catches my eye or fits me when I'm there, but then I see all these beautiful, fashionable people -- like you -- wearing stuff from there. I obviously need someone to go in with me and pick stuff out!) I also love sequins. My friends say I'm like a crow (always gravitating toward anything shiny).

Alyssa said...

You are so sweet-thank you! Seriously, Forever 21 has some really great jewelry! I didn't believe it either until I checked it out. I get SO many compliments when I wear this necklace and it was like 4 bucks!

Gray Mere said...

Your blog is such fun!

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