Subtly does it

makeup “For dresses with elaborate details on the neckline, tone down on the makeup and use hues from the same colour family to create a balanced look that complements the statement gown and details,” says Melissa.

hair A soft casual updo with loose tendrils looks more carefree yet still chic, and allows for the details of the high neckline to shine.

Gown, GALIA LAHAV.


 

Pretty pout

makeup “For a softer yet still glamorous look, I chose a brighter lippie. But instead of drawing a more defined lip, I diffused the edges for a sweeter, more feminine look.”  (Also read: 6 kiss-proof lipsticks you can count on for your wedding day)

hair For a more modern bridal look, a swingy, textured ponytail is both stylish and effortless. Tousled waves, a centre parting with face-framing strands and a slightly voluminous crown all lend to a youthful appeal.

Also read: 13 CHIC PONYTAILS FOR A MODERN, YOUTHFUL BRIDAL LOOK


 

Pure romance

makeup “I created a fresh and soft bridal look using a palette of rosy and peachy hues. Simple yet pretty.”

hair If you prefer looking more feminine and sophisticated, pair a dewy complexion with flowy, wavy locks that complement your face shape.

Gown, LEE GREBENAU.


 

 

Shine & sparkle

makeup “Soft, smoky eyes with nude lips are always a winning combination for evening celebrations. I used warmer, bronzy shades with shimmering tints to create a more captivating look.” 

hair Sleek tresses with defined waves create a fuss-free and polished style for a glamorous celebration. 

Gown, VAUGHN TAN.


 

Want more inspiration for your big day makeup? Check out: NATURAL TO KOREAN-INSPIRED: 19 OF OUR BEST MAKEUP LOOKS FOR EVERY BRIDE

Photography Vee Chin

Stylist Evon Chng
Makeup Melissa Yeo (www.melissayeo.com), using Chanel
Hair Christvian Goh, using Kevin.Murphy
Gowns: The Ivory Singapore (www.theivory.sg)
 
This spread was originally published in Her World Brides December 2019.