You’ve been invited to a friends house to attend a make-up party. Drinks, gal pals, nibbles, endless chatter and a new range of make-up to check out and hopefully a few tips and tricks shared along the way, sounds fun!
But then panic sets in…what do you wear?
The invitation says casual, but that doesn’t mean you should rock up in your yoga pants and thongs just because it’s in someones home.
Here are three easy styles (including what I wore recently to a friends make-up party) to keep you looking both casual and polished.
Ankle Jeans & Button Through Shirt – If you think you can’t wear ankle length skinny jeans just because you are plus-size, think again. The trick is to style it with a looser fitting top. This is a top that I found at Millers on sale for $12. Unfortunately I can’t find the link on their website to link back to it for you, but if you are going to go and check it out, then, head to the sale racks first. It is a navy blue, sheer button through shirt and has a really nice little X cut out on the neckline at the back. It is comfortable and cool for a hot day. Teamed with an ankle strap wedge and a pink tote, to carry all your loot home in.
Shop My Look
Top: Millers Woman Navy Blue ¾ Sleeve Button Through Shirt on sale
Pants: Rosewholesale Plus Size Stripe Brim Jeans – Blue
Earrings: Sterling Silver Thick Hoop, travel gift from Scotland
Shoes: Famous Footwear Naughty Monkey Akim Taupe Woven
Bag: Rosewholesale PU Leather Shoulder Bag Solid Colour Practi – Pink
Ankle Jeans & Pull Over Shirt – If you are looking to mix up the colours a bit or can’t find the top above, then this is another great option. The cross-layer front in this shirt provides a lovely soft flowy look. The sleeves are also adjustable and can be let down to reach the wrists, giving this top another variation, also a bonus if you are planning on wearing a jacket. Team with a chunky earring like this gold ball, crocodile look tote and wallet and an ankle strap heel.
Earrings: Adrift Ball Drop Earrings in Gold
Top: Rosewholesale Plus Size Split-Neck Adjustable Sleeve Blouse
Jeans: Taking Shape Cool Max Stylist
Bag: Rosewholesale Crocodile Embossed Handbag & Wallet – White
Shoes: Famous Footwear London Rebel Dash Nude Nubuck
Boho Pants & Top – Add a pop of colour with these loose fitting silhouette pants and team with a feminine top, this one has a line of silver beading around the neckline and 3/4 length sleeves for those of us that like that little bit of coverage on the tops of the arms. Add a straw braided clutch like this one and team with either sandals or a chunky wedge, perfect for the warmer weather.
Shop The Look
Top: Adrift Toya Top in White
Pants: Adrift Bedarra Pant in Pinca Paisley
Bag: Rosewholesale Tassel Straw Braided Clutch Bag – Coffee
Shoes: Famous Footwear London Rebel Vamos Nude Microsuede
What do you like to wear to a make-up party?
PS. if this is your first time attending a make-up party, check with the host to see if you will be allowed to try on the products, if so, best to attend with a clean face. This way you will be able to have a really good play with the products and perhaps walk away with something new.
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