Ideas & Advice
Working colour into your wedding day makeup to match your bouquet can be a timelessly chic way to pull your whole theme together.
makeup For a more dramatic take, extend eyeshadow upwards and outwards to give your peepers a lifted look. A darker shade at the outer corners and a lighter one on the inner corners creates more dimension. Don't forget to blend! Try: these pink makeup styles for Asian brides. bouquet Bridal favourites in dreamy pastels, like baby pink peonies and peach stock, are made for romance. For a hint of playfulness, break up the soft colours with bright accents, like these fuchsia gerbera daisies. Lustria 18K white gold diamond earrings, $22,699, SOO KEE JEWELLERY. Peonies, scabiosa, gerbera daisies, peach stocks, pittosporums, and bupleurums with Eirene Artisan naturally dyed silk ribbon, $300, WHIM AND PRAYER. makeup If you're into bright hues, but don't want to go overboard for your big day, makeup artist Sha Shamsi suggests a pop of metallic blue with winged liner, and a more neutral look on the rest of your face for a slightly edgy vibe. bouquet This loose, texture-rich clutch of blue, interspersed with pops of cheery coral, will give your white dress a dreamy, stylish appeal. Cotton sprays add an on-trend rustic charm. See also: PRETTY IN BLUE! 8 ROMANTIC IDEAS AND THEMES FROM REAL WEDDINGS Enchante white gold necklace with blue gemstones, $1,699, as well as blue topaz and 14K white gold ring, price upon enquiry, SOO KEE JEWELLERY. Hydrangeas, apple tea carnations, cotton flowers, tweedia, dusty millers, and kochia, $300, WHIM AND PRAYER. makeup Accentuate your eyes with a flash of ultra-chic rose gold and mascara, and those killer cheekbones with blush and a hint of highlighter on the apples. Finally, swipe on a rosy lippie and you're all ready for daytime glamour. bouquet Luxe up a mostly-white bouquet with gilty accents. Aside from gold ribbons, get your florist to spray foliage and even blooms with gold. See these ideas for a pretty gold and silver wedding setting! UNO 18K white gold diamond earrings, $5,369, SOO KEE JEWELLERY. Metal and beaded headpiece, GIOIELLI. Kenyan roses, eustomas, matthiolas, ginestras, astrantias, brunia, eucalyptus, and dusty millers, $180, FIOREGRAPHY. makeup Try a shimmery light purple from the lash line, and blend in dusty pink as you move upwards. Skip eyeliner and go natural for the rest of your makeup for a look that captures the mood of a laid-back, romantic celebration. bouquet Ultraviolet is the colour of the year - and the star of this clutch of lucsious flowers, which also uses a mix of more muted colours. See also: WHY YOUR WEDDING SO LILAC? 22 WAYS TO HAVE A SOFT AND DREAMY CELEBRATION Enchante yellow gold necklace with purple gemstones, $1,299, SOO KEE JEWELLERY. Anemones, ranunculus, Kenyan spray roses, eustomas, ageratums, freesias, astrantias, and eucalyptus parvifolia, $230, FIOREGRAPHY. makeup Pull the focus to your face with a boldly painted lip. For a defined look, apply highlighter on your cupid's bow with a concealer brush, advises makeup artist Kenneth Lee. The rest of the makeup's clean and fuss-free, with just a dab of shine on the inner corners of the eyes for a brightening effect, and mascara. Finish with an artfully disheveled ponytail for a youthful spin. bouquet Bring classic glamour to your bridal ensemble with a clutch of crimson blooms. This elegant shape is perfect for gowns with a more structured or graceful silhouette, like a fluid A-line or mermaid. Lustria Floret diamond earrings, $6,299, and Devotia diamond necklace, $20,399, SOO KEE JEWELLERY. Calla lilies, ranunculus and eucalyptus, $380, FLEURLICIOUS.