Posts Tagged ‘shape’

BE OUR GUEST: BROW RE-SHAPING

Written by Sophia Flores, Graphic Design by Eunice Chun

Today’s guest post comes to you from my colleague Sophia Flores, whom you might recognize because she also models for us on occasion. Take it away, Sophia! (more…)

TBD FOCUS: EYE SHAPE

photos: getty images + gorunway.com/graphic design by eunice chun, post by amy nadine

Remember our post on identifying your eye shape (revisit it here)? Today’s focus is on those of us with down-turned eyes, which means our eyes turn downward slightly at the outer corners, as opposed to upward or straight (I know, very self-explanatory!). Anyway, here are my thoughts on the subject… I don’t agree with those that think we need to “correct” the shape to create an illusion that they don’t turn downwards; that would mean something was wrong with them and that’s honestly offensive to me (and Marilyn Monroe for that matter!). With that said, here are my favorite ways to best accentuate down-turned eyes: (more…)

FASHION FRIDAY

Let’s be honest, figuring out how to wear your hair with a particular outfit can be really hard. We’re going to try and simplify that with “Fashion Fridays”. Every Friday we’ll pick a new shape, silhouette, neckline, etc… We’ll go over which hairstyles to pair the look with and why. Hopefully this will help us all connect the gap between hair + fashion.

Xx Kristin



POST DESIGNED BY KRISTIN ESS, DRESSES: (TOP) MODCLOTH, (BOTTOM) NET-A-PORTER.COM

IDENTIF{EYE}

Before we tackle our latest pretty project, we thought it best to make sure we’re all on the same page. So welcome back to class, ladies! Today we’re breaking down eye shapes so you know exactly how yours are classified. (Because you can’t determine the best way to beautify them if you don’t take a second to analyze them.) Here are the seven basic types of eye shapes:
Almond: shaped like the beautiful nuts, they turn up slightly at the outside corners and are the most common eye shape.

photo: camilla akrans/designs: kristin ess

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