Monday, November 15, 2010

The Classics

Today on my other blog, Chic & Green, I posted a piece on the classics....that little black dress, red lipstick, and pearls. What a stunning look for anyone at any size!

I am going to share some little black dresses with you. I ordered a new one for the holidays at A head's up--a size 12 in this dress fits me like a dream. For reference, I am a 12 in Not You Daughter's Jeans and at White House Black Market. I buy a 14 at Avenue and Lane Bryant jeans. 

Here's my new dress:

Here are some others you may adore!

From Avenue

Z. Cavaricci Couture for Torrid


What goes with that little black dress? Red lips and pearls, of course!

Here are some really fabulous reds:

bareMinerals Red Delicious 100% Natural Lipcolor

DuWop Private Red

Korres Guava Lipstick in #55 Red

Josie Maran Devious

Anyway, these are all so pretty, but I have decided to order a new lippie from one of my most favorite mineral makeup companies. It's from the Ithaca area's Silk Naturals and it is called Hot Blooded.

It sounds like a brilliant red--something anyone can wear--and it is $4.50! It says there's cool red, warm red, and other multifaceted shades so that it is truly wearable for those with a hard time finding red lip colors. Did I mention how wonderful the makeup from Silk Naturals is? Here is a review of the other lippies I've tried from them. Click to read.

What else goes with that little black dress and a red lip? Pearls, of course! Here are some favorite pearls from Etsy:

Bib necklace from Bijoux La-La

Reclaimed with style from EcoBling Couture


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