Outfits

Lashes

You can’t even see them in these pictures, but I donned a pair of fake lashes with this getup. I seem to have inherited only one Asian feature: straight (and short) eyelashes. I’ve had more than one makeup artist make a vain effort to curl them, and instead give me a set of falsies. I wish I had the patience to wear them on a daily basis, but I rarely bother. Naturally, on the one day that I wear them I forgot to take a picture. Go figure!

I spent the early part of the day working with my internย  and the rest with Peter, Samara and Bobby. I’m kitty-sitting Peter’s cats, Madeline and Mathilde, while he’s in Paris. We did what we do best – watched ridiculous youtube videos, ate a lot of food and made good conversations. I feel like Peter and I are subtle enablers…we seem to always eat onion rings or cupcakes when we’re together. Thanks, Peter!





Outfit details:
vintage fedora – beacon’s closet
vintage double breasted blazer – thrifted
vintage button up – thrifted
french connection skirt
h&m tights
thrifted shoes

Makeup details:

concealer
blush
MAC shimpagne skinfinish
MAC burgundy lip pencil
MAC dubonnet lipstick
MAC dipdown fluidline (brows)
MAC blacktrack fluidline (eyes)
ardell lashes
CG lash blast mascara

-Keiko Lynn

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34 comments

  1. Why havent you tried Loreal Beauty tubes yet!!??? Let me know if you bought them yet… b/c if not I am getting you them as part of my eternally indebted to you thank you gift

  2. April:

    I bought the mascara! I even got one for my mom. While I think it’s great and I’m fascinated by the tube things…it doesn’t really matter what I use, because my lashes aren’t even visible and can’t be curled. I usually use it, though:)

  3. I WANT that SKIRT!
    I don’t know if they still make it, but I used to buy Ardell permanent lash glue and use their little lash-clusters- ‘sweeties’ I think is what they’re called- just at the corners of my natural lashes, and it would last for about a week. You have to comb them though, and you remove them using another concoction, that smells like nailpolish remover.

  4. did you dye your hair a little darker? if so what kind of color? its hard to find one that makes hair brown and not black…

  5. I love this! And I really like the color of the tights. I seriously need to go to H&M and buy more colored tights. I need them. Oh and the skirt is so lovely!

  6. Cute outfit!

    I am with you on the shirt eyelashes. My mother is Filipino, and I inherited her short lashes too. I have never worn fake ones, I can never get them to stay on! Looks great on you though!

  7. Great use of colours!
    Fake eyelashes are such a performance, I have quite a few different styles of them but it takes me a good half an hour and my errors before I get them right.
    x

  8. Hi ! I’m Camille, i’m a french blogwriter, i’ve just discovered your blog, can’t remember from where :)… but still, i wanted to say that you reallllly are gorgeous, i absolutely love your style and make up.
    I’d like to talk about you on my blog, may i borrow some of your pics ? i’ll had a link of course !
    thanks

    Camille aka Kaamiye ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. You are the cutest! I am half Japanese and do not have the longest lashes either! I am going to try eyelash extensions before a wedding that I am in this summer…I’ll let you know how that goes:) I don’t have the artistry or the patience for false lashes!!!

  10. i have the same tights!!!!

    oh i’m so proud to have something identical to you because i love your outfit!!

    the problem is i don’t know with what kind of coulours i should join them.. :S

    fabulous!