Red + Lavender // KCFW

What goes better with a red dress than a nude lip and dark eye (two of Ulta’s top spring beauty trends)?!  Red and lavender, that’s what.  It’s an unusual color combination, but in the right hues, it really works!  I am in love with this Erin Fetherston Chiffon dress, and I cannot lie: I love, love, loved getting multiple compliments on it – who doesn’t love a compliment?  

5 ways to style a red dress all year round via

Erin Fetherston Isabelle Dress in Ruby Peony // JCrew Envelope Clutch (old) // JCrew Shirt (old)

Photography by Jeannette Howard Photography

 Envelope clutches I love: SPLURGE: YSL Y Envelope clutch SAVE: MAGID Envelope Clutch

Nude Lip Trends with Ulta // KCFW // red + purple

Too Faced Color Dream in Naked Dolly // Benefit They’re Real Push-Up Liner in Black // Benefit Roller Lash Mascara in Ink Black // Naked Ultra Nourishing Lip Gloss in Liar

Beauty trends with Ulta on

I met up with Meg pre-show for an Ulta cocktail party, and we talked shop, met new bloggers, caught up with old friends and oohed-and-ahhed over their super soft It Brushes for Ulta (seriously, go into any Ulta store and just try not to rub your fingers along the display!)  Then we sat front-row (I’m allowed to brag just a little right?  “If you’re not in the first two rows, you don’t matter.” ~ P-Trique. <totally kidding>) where we oohed-and-ahhed over some incredible pieces. I’m old(er) and had to head home before my carriage turned back into a pumpkin <wink>.  Be sure to check out to see what she wore to KCFW, and how she did her makeup!

Fashion Trends // Beauty Trends

A special thank you to Ulta for sponsoring this post (as well as hosting a fun pre-party for this spring’s KCFW shows.)  As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own!

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