It’s this time of the year when christmas parties invitations are flowing. The struggle is intense: how to look fresh and party ready after a long day at work? What to wear to which party (family, friends, business, acquaintances…)? Here’s the ultimate guide to Christmas party fashion and beauty etiquette.
Prep your skin with Dr Dray’s team
The secret to keep a youthful and fresh looking skin is regular appointments to your cosmetic dermatologist. One that would help you to keep a natural look and keep you away from an “overdone face”. No one is better at that than French dermatologists. Be it for a Botox or Filler top up, a mesolift or a mesotherapy treatment, leave it to the capable hands of Dr Dray and his team to advise you on the best procedure to keep your looks at their best and literally grow younger. Regularly featured in Tatler, Elle and Harpers Bazaar, Dr Dray is the A-Lists’ number one choice and is literally the only dermatologist who I blindly trust – I’ve often let Benjamin from Dr Dray’s team decide which treatment to do for my face and it has always exceeded my expectations. Alike my fashion week preparations, an appointment at Dr Dray’s clinic is a must before the string of Christmas parties to look my best on little sleep and an overindulging diet. Click here for more information and there to book an appointment.
Flutter your eyelashes
Juggling a busy diary and looking your best at Christmas parties requires some preparation. The best way to add some glamour to your everyday make up whilst gaining some time in the morning is eyelashes extensions. Whilst upgrading your looks in a minute, it is also a huge time saver as no one can never underestimate the time it takes to do a great eye makeup. The best is this domain is Vera, from Flutter Lashes. On the speed dial a several very well-know A-List models and Middle Eastern royalties who fly her in Dubai, Paris or Geneva, Vera provides an excellent service in the comfort of your home or at Josh Wood’s Atelier in Notting Hill. By appointment only Vera is the only eyelashes extensionist who can deliver on both length and volume without compromising on natural finish for a sophisticated look. Vera’s Flutter Lashes are exceptionally available at the price of £140 instead of £220 for the followers of my blog. Simply quote “LCF” when booking your appointment here.
Upgrade your little black dress with key accessories
A little black dress is always a good choice, even better when you are unsure of the dress code or do not know too much about your host and their guests. It’s the ideal outfit to avoid being overdressed or underdressed. This season I’ve warmed up my outfits with a selection of fur stoles by 5th Story which also have faux fur options. I’ve added a touch of glamour to my outfit with Catherine Zoraida‘s statement jewellery, also worn by Kate Middleton during her last state visit to New Zealand.
Enjoy an exclusive 30% discount on both collections and free shipping when using the code LCF on 5th Story and Catherine Zoraida.
Finishing touches with Rodial skincare and makeup:
I’ve been using Rodial skincare for a while now and I’m also a huge fan of their sculpting makeup bar in Harvey Nichols. My pre-event routine includes a dragon blood eye mask to erase dark circles, puffy eyes and fine lines followed by a dragon blood leave-on mask that I use as a makeup primer. A true beauty secret, this mask is like no other at concealing any imperfections and tiredness and generally preparing your skin for a full on evening make up. For the best results book a makeover at the Rodial’s sculpting makeup bar in Harvey Nichols. The reference in contouring, Rodial has an amazing makeup range, starting with the airbrush foundation and the range of contouring powder. Their makeup artists are friendly and professional and know how to make anyone look uber glam yet sophisticated. A big hands up to Sahara who nailed my last makeover. Radial’s skincare is available here and make up appointments could be booked there.