Let it glow: light up the night in body-conscious designs decked out with luminous sequin details and dangling gems
Shot on location in Paris. Accommodations provided by Hilton Arc de Triomphe Paris (phone: +33 (0) 1 58 36 67 00, hilton-paris.com/arcdetriomphe).
Model Elsa Benitez shines in a Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti mesh beaded dress, $1,685. Marciano crystal linear earrings, $58. Kentshire art-deco paste oval link bracelet by TKF, $450. Mia & Kompany diamond stack rings, $320 each ring. Opposite: Escada Couture sequin and feather dress, $4,500. Kenneth Jay Lane silver/crystal white pearl flower earrings, $100. Claire’s two-row rhinestone bracelet, $10.50. On previous spread: Just Cavalli sheer dress with ruffle bottom, $1,920. Kenneth Jay Lane crystal pearl earrings, $75. D & G ponyhair pump with gold grommet detail, $495. Donna Salyers’ Fabulous-Furs oversize sable faux-fur throw (on ottoman), $199.
Beauty note Keep hair healthy and glossy–no matter what your hairstyle–with Aussie Dual Personality Root Cleanser + Tip Mender Shampoo and Conditioner, from $3 each. Both products are enhanced with Australian mint extract to help rid roots of excess oil while moisturizing dry ends.
Make a move in a flirty bolero or a faux-fur stole. Chanel lace top, $1,345, and flannel pants, $1,320. Kenneth Jay Lane gunmetal and crystal flower earrings, $75. Donna Salyers’ Fabulous-Furs faux-mink stole, $119. Salvatore Ferragamo triple-strand long necklace, $295. Icing by Claire’s flower rhinestone bracelet, $15. Opposite: Escada beaded bolero, $2,000. Kentshire faux-pearl and glass bead clip-on earrings by DeLillo, $300. R.J. Graziano rhinestone bracelet, $125.
Beauty note For flirty, sultry eyes, apply a neutral-hued cream shadow all over lids like CoverGirl Shadow Squease, $5. Then line lashes with CoverGirl Outlast Smoothwear Eyeliner, $6, shown here in Onyx. Finish with a coat of CoverGirl Fantastic Lash Waterproof Mascara, $6, in Very Black.
Make an entrance in scene-stealing silk. Celine satin dress, $1,950, and python twist sandals, $720. Miguel Ases at Fragments silver and crystal dangle earrings, $345. Kentshire multistrand crystal and faux-pearl necklace by Coppola y Toppo, $3,200. Opposite: Sweetface silk charmeuse jumpsuit, $300. Kentshire vintage paste ear clips by Givenchy, $250, and art-deco paste oval link bracelet by TKF, $450. Beauty note Pair any ladylike look with a stylish, chic fragrance like Chanel Allure Sensuelle Parfum, $95 for 0.25 ounce. This multifaceted scent has notes such as spicy pink pepper, woodsy Haitian vetiver and Oriental amber patchouli.
She’s Got Game
Take a cue in gilded lace and mesh paired with dazzling gems. Monique Lhuillier pleated blouse in metallic chantilly, $1,525; and taffeta two-tiered skirt, $1,145. Kenneth Jay Lane silver/crystal white pearl flower earrings, $100. R.J. Graziano rhinestone and gold-plate multistrand bracelet, $120. Opposite: BCBG Max Azria dress with beaded neckline, $289. Erickson Beamon pearl and crystal multistrand necklace, $395.
Beauty note For easy and elegant nails that can hold up to any game, use a three-in-one nail polish that includes nail-strengthening base and top coats as well as beautiful color. One to try: CoverGirl Continuous Color Nails, $3, in Peek-a-Boo-Pink, a soft pink with an iridescent undertone.
See Buyer’s Guide, page 206, for retail information.
Fashion Director: Kristina Ferrante Coleman.
Hair: Richard Blandel/b-agency.com.
Makeup: stephanie-schumann.com for YSL.
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