Inspired by… Dolce & Gabbana the one

If you are not familiar with the “Inspired by…” series, click here for an explanation.
But short story even shorter, each month I choose a seasonal ad and try to recreate the models look with colors I already own.
Dressing up and awkward posing included!

Dolce & Gabbana the one (Source)
Dolce & Gabbana the one (Source)


Now this is, of course, no seasonal ad. But I had to prefilm due to the baby arriving, and the lovely Kay from “Shoes and Glitter” had requested a tutorial on this look, so I figured it would be the perfect choice.

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Read on for a picture and the list of products I used.

My version of the look.
My version of the look.


And yes, I am well aware that I am wearing a nursing top. This is the closest I get to delicate strap dresses these days…


Products used as base
Products used as base

Products used as base

  • Bobby Brown Corrector in “Light Bisque”
  • Catrice All Matt plus Foundation in “Light Beige”
  • Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer in 1 “Fair” (Review)
  • Clinique Loose Powder in “Translucent”
  • Catrice Prime and Fine Professional Contouring Palette in 010 “Ashy Radiance”


Products used on eyes and lips
Products used on eyes and lips

Products used on eyes and lips

  • MAC Paint Pot in “Painterly”
  • MAC e/s “bamboo” (matte)
  • MAC e/s “crosscultural” (matte)
  • L´Oréal Super Liner in “Extra Black Gloss” (Review here)
  • Lancôme Grandiôse mascara in “Black” (Review)
  • MAC lip pencil in “Naked liner”
  • Revlon Super Lustrous lipstick in “Really Red” (matte)

All in all a very 50s inspired look with matte red lips and velvet skin, something I really enjoy. And not that hard to recreate, so why not give it a go yourself, Kay? I bet it would look lovely on you!



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