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May 17, 2010

ttF Fashion Diary: Pout Pop

ttF Fashion Staples Series: May 17

ttF Fashion Staples Series Diary: Pout Pop
I love the way rich, red lip color pops against an all nude ensemble. And so do celebs: just look at Angelina Jolie, Diane Kruger, Emma Stone and Lea Michele! I wore the combo back in February to a Great Gatsby party. Today, I took a more subtle approach with lace and chiffon. People think you need a tan to wear nude but the neutral looks just as beautiful, if not more beautiful, against pale skin. The red lip helps make sure you don’t look washed out. I used CoverGirl Outlast Lip Stain since I found it to be the longest lasting lip color.

William blouse, J. Crew caridgan, Forever 21 skirt, Calvin Klein pumps, B. Boheme necklace, vintage ring

Fashion Staples Used: Lace Skirt

Nude Dresses with Dark Red Lips

ttF Fashion Staples Series: May 17

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  1. WendyB commented:

    Love the clothes and the color but can’t bear to use the word “nude” for it because people are not all one color! I’m not usually overly PC…it’s just a matter of logic to me.

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    • Sydne commented:

      Interesting point Wendy. But I think these days, nude is a broader term. Just look at the four celebs above. They’re all wearing different colors, but we’d call all of the dresses nude. When I was asked to recommend nude shoes last year, I made a point of saying that you want to find a color to match your skin tone: http://www.thinkthrufashion.com/2009/06/ask-thinkthru-what-affordable-shoes-will-make-me-look-taller/

      I also just read an interesting article in the Huffington Post, which quoted designer Pamella Roland saying, “Nudes are a group of elegant shades, but there are a lot of specific shades. I can’t describe a single specific color for nude.” The article was titled: NUDE: Fashion’s Most Debated Color.

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  2. LadyLUX commented:

    Love the skirt!!

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  3. Kelli commented:

    I love this look! The neutrals are so elegant and feminine.

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