What's your go-to look for a fall dinner party?


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Makes me think of Thanksgiving, and with that, I usually opt for a mix of golds, coppers, and plums! I think last year I used Guerlain’s Turandot palette, and I might do the same this year.

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Mariella Avatar

I don’t know that I actually have an autumn dinner party look. Thanksgiving is long past here (in Canada, it’s in early October since it’s a harvest festival rather than the anniversary of a particular event) so we’re into the insanity that is the lead up to Xmas! I was at a celebratory BRUNCH yesterday but that’s pretty different. I guess if I have a “look” for parties at this time of year, it’s probably “same old/same old” but with some good setting powder, a bit of cheek highlight (Hello, Cruel Gardenia!) and a red lip (Clarins Red Wine or Chanel Pirate).

patsyann Avatar

I keep my eyes neutral and soft with powder liners instead of pencil or liquid liner. This is the one time of year that I will mix it up a bit with a plum or burgundy or, gasp, red lipstick. Blush is not obvious but still there and I will use something glow-y but not sparkly to wisk over the completed look with a big fluffy brush. I have a Suqqu powder brush coming to me thanks to a friend who is in London right now. Can’t wait to get that in my hands for the “wisking” part!

Vanessa V Avatar

Lately I’ve been totally feeling burgundy on the eyes, I’ve been using Maybelline’s Pomegrante Punk as a base and layering red browns (think MAC’s Antiqued) Rose Gold’s (L’Oreal Amber Rush) and also burgundy shades that I have in a few of my Tarte palettes and creating a smokey eye, natural cheeks Nars Madly or Sin (for a little more color) and a rosy nude lip Clinique. Chubby stick Whole Lotta Honey!

Kelsey Avatar

For dinner parties with a legitimate sit down dinner I usually do a matte neutral cut crease eye and a maroon or burgundy lip with some shine. If I’m going to be nibbling all night though I tend to go for a lower maintenance matte pinky nude lip and a more colourful eye with dark green, navy, or plum.

Jan Avatar

Plums or coppers on the eyes with deep black liner.
Mid-plum or deep wine colored lips. Love mahogany lips too.

Blush is usually layered and might include NARS Dolce Vita, MAC Lovejoy or similar autumn look.

Danielle Avatar

If I was going to a dinner party, I would probably wear a decent amount of eye makeup and something simple on the lips or a stain (so I can touch it up easily). But for Thanksgiving, I keep it really simple. I don’t want to spend the entire holiday putting my makeup on and I have so much to cook! I will probably wear MAC Sable on my eyes and I love a red blush!

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