What I Wear: to a Wedding

12:21:00 AM

So as I shortly explained on my last haul post, one of my friend was having her wedding a couple of weeks ago on early December, and she gave me this peach brocade lace garment that supposed to be a "dresscode uniform" on her wedding. So here in Indonesia it's a popular gesture to do that. It’s almost the same as a bride giving her bridesmaids the same coordinated dresses or a bride choosing a specific color for her bridesmaids to wear as a “uniform dresscode” at the reception.
Here we gave the family and close friends (in substitute of bridesmaids) the same clothing garment so that each of them can go to their tailor and everyone will turned up at the reception wearing the same garment as “uniform” to differentiate them from the other guests.

So anyway I received a lace brocade fabric in peach, and I gave my tailor a picture of a dress from a catalog, but in the end she decided to made it a little different by adding a V waistline and shorten the sleeves. Although it didn’t turned out exactly like I had in mind, I thought the end result is pretty cute ;)

I've been wanting a lace dress in soft pastel hue for so long, and now I finally have one. Although it's not exactly the dress I had in mind but the pretty peach color and the romantic silhouette of the dress pretty much satisfy me. But I actually felt a little bit childish in this outfit though... Hubs said it isn't so, he said it didn't make me look childish, but I have one little girl commenting on how pretty the dress look, and another commenter on my Chictopia page said that I looked like a Disney princess in a good way. And that just answer my question, right? ^o^ 
Well I don't mind looking like a princess since I have always want to be a princess since I was a child (don't we all?) ;p

So anyway for the wedding reception party I decided to pair the peach lace dress with silver adornments. And I think the color combo works out really well!

Necklace is a gift from Saudi Arabia (courtesy of my aunt), Earrings and Bracelet are from the white gold jewelry set my MIL gave me, Sparkly floral ring is from De Moda, Silver triple headband is from Naughty, Silver Oriental-inspired purse is from Elizabeth, Silver Grey Heeled Sandals are from Fladeo.

And my make-up for that day:
Skin care & make-up, in order:
ZA Energy Water Skin Lotion
Make Up Forever High Definition Elixir
 Ponds White Beauty Spot-less White Cream
Caring Colors BB Cream Everlast
Caring Colors Dual Action Cake in 03 (Soft Natural)
Anastasia Beverly Hills Beauty Express Eyebrow kit
Papa Don't Peach Blush in Rouge
L'oreal Bare Naturale Soft Focus Mineral Finish for finishing powder

For Eyes, I used:
 Anastasia Beverly Hills Beauty Express Eyebrow kit (I use the eyeshadow part, it has neutral color palette)
Philosophy Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Shadow for highlighter under brow bones
Maybelline Expert Liner Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner
Maybelline Volum Express Turbo Boost Mascara in Very Black
Shue Uemura Eyelash Curler 

And for Lips, I used:
Eve Organics Natural Lip Liner in Sweet Merlot
Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Creme 117 (my most favorite nude lipstick of all!)
Caring Colors Moisturize Rich Lip Color in #16 Brown Sugar(I put it over the Revlon one)

And as for the hair style I copied this Greek Goddess hairstyle from one of my favorite Youtube Hairstyle Guru: Lilith Dark Moon (well my version is like the messy version because you can see lots of hair sticking up everywhere on the pic above, LOL):

Check her youtube channel for more inspiring and very easy to do hairstyles!

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3 thoughts & comments

  1. do you think that hairstyle would work for curly hair? my hair is a rats nest :(

    i do love peach on you. not everyone would look good in it but you pull it off and it gave you a glow .

  2. Hi Damsels,
    I did curl my hair before styling it and Lilith also mention in the video that this style is best for curly hair and medium length. Why dont you give it a try ;) maybe you could use thinner headband like I did (my hair is thick).

    Hope it helps :)

  3. I love the Greek Goddess updo! It's so beautiful! I followed your blog, would love it if you follow min~! :)


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