One Crucial Style Lesson We Learned from the CFDA Awards
Hint: It wasn't how to walk in 6-inch heels (still working on that)
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But exactly how to do hair and makeup that won't outshine your dress? Kind of an art form.
The key for this year: KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid). Think loose waves, loose buns, and minimal makeup. The result was a group of perfectly polished women with their dresses still at center stage.
This concept isn't just for the CFDA Awards though. You can easily try it whenever you've got a party dress or statement accessory you want to show off (like that sample sale number that cost more than your rent). Follow these examples and you'll see how you can finish your look with hair and makeup that works with your outfit rather than against it. Tips worth trying even if your statement dress is more Ann Taylor than Zac Posen.