WHAT I WORE: ValentinoFriday, June 06, 2014
Being that I wore this outfit on May 3rd, I'd say I'm a tad behind on outfit posts. I wore this look to my company's 30th Anniversary Party at the Westin Hotel Memorial City. My company booked a banquet hall and blocked out discounted rooms for all us! I decided to stay at the hotel because 1. I love hotels & Staycations, and 2. I could get ready in the hotel room and walk down to the party, have a drink or two and then walk back upstairs to my room and pass out! lol. I solicited my Makeup Artist friend Shatara Davis to do my makeup for the party! She did such a great job! I loved my face and apparently so did everyone else!
|Still in my travel maxi dress, my completed makeup look by Makeup by Shatara|
|Shatara and I acting silly|
After Shatara finished my face, it was time to get dressed. The dress code for the company party was semi-formal to formal attire. My dress was of course black (even though I was really trying to avoid wearing black) and from the City Chic plus-size line at Nordstrom. While at Nordstrom I picked up some accessories for the dress from the Baublebar X Nordstrom collaboration and oh yea...these amazing pair of Valentino Rockstud 3-Strap Mid-Heels. Yes, I caved! I know almost every fashion blogger owns a pair of Rockstuds, but when I tried them on...I fell in love and had to have them! I really wanted a pair of heels that would stand out, since the dress was a hi-lo dress that showcased the legs and shoes. Plus, they weren't black.
I'm actually wearing two necklaces. I was inspired by the examples Baublebar had on the Nordstrom site for layering necklaces and decided to do it with these two lucite/acrylic ones. The headband was a last minute addition. I didn't want my hair to get frizzy from dancing and taking photos (I was asked to be one of the official photographers for the night) so I added the headband to keep it calm.
Headband: LAC Beauty Supply
Necklace 1: BaubleBar Frontal Necklace
Necklace 2: Baublebar Constellation
Earrings: Baublebar X Nordstrom
Bracelet: BaubleBar Crystal Bracelet
Dress: City Chic
Heels: Valentino Rockstud
|Posing in front of the raffle table at the party|
|I really liked these light decorations|
|I solicited my date to take outfit photos of me! Sure glad he didn't mind! This is me in the Lobby of the Westin. I wanted to show that the dress came with these cute overlays.|
|Almost like pockets!|
|My date! The handsome DJ Vance Lawrence|
|Can't tell us nothing!|
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