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Style Advice: Help on How to Do an Updo

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Sometimes I miss the days of old Hollywood glamour where a night out was really something special.  But in today’s more casual world we have slacks on the red carpet and the same cocktail dresses worn at a gala that we see at a nightclub.  So in the end how do we make a big evening out different from our just-going-out attire?  One of the most common ways is with a hairstyle.  An elaborate, sweeping, and sparkling updo can turn any night into an event and any girl into a movie star.

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If the Shoe Fits

IMG_7378IMG_7410Dress: ModCloth  |  Barrette – Similar here  |  Updo: Tutorial here 

If there was ever any doubt in Harriet’s mind about deserving her new position as event coordinator, this party was all the proof she needed that it’s a perfect fit.  The night was enchanting and magical, and all because of her seamless planning.   And part of that planning was her look for the night.  A floor length gown in bright, optimistic blue with a sheer overlay as delicate as her feelings, but with a complicated series of knots around the neckline because nobody is that simple. The best part was her gorgeous, pincurl updo decorated with a sparkling, bejeweled barrette made of pearls.  The night was full of drama, adventure, and even a daring rescue but nothing was more impressive than watching Harriet stand at the center of it all and know that the entire event was of her creation.  She has truly become her own woman.