The look at Tadashi Shoji Spring 2011. Photo: Getty Images


Tadashi Shoji's dresses are known for being incredibly detailed and feminine, with this season as no exception. Makeup and hair stayed clean and minimal to compliment the ornate detailing found in the collection.

MAKEUP
: Luc Bouchard for MAC Cosmetics
HAIR: Rodney Cutler for Cutler Salon
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THE SCOOP:
Tadashi Shoji's Spring 2011 presentation celebrated the return of the lady with perfect cocktail attire trimmed with metallic accents, lots of muted purples and browns, and elegant overlays of creamy lace. From a beauty perspective, makeup was kept natural to match the soft, sensual, and modern nature of the clothing. Luc Bouchard affirms that Tadashi has "Beautiful, flowing dresses, so I didn't want to compete with that," when creating the makeup for the show. For hair, Rodney Cutler told StyleList that 'The style is sort of like a bun a girl could do herself, but Tadashi wanted a little romantic feel in the front," which resulted in a slightly undone, wavy effect.

GET THE LOOK-MAKEUP
: All makeup by MAC Cosmetics. Start with Face Protect SPF 50, then add Bronzer Powder in Give Me Sun, or mix it with a Mineralize Powder over both eyelids and face. Use just a bit of Mac Blush in Dainty or a Cream Blush in So Sweet, So Easy. Next, add Opulash mascara in black on the top lashes only, and finish off with the Lip Pencil in Chicory and the Pro Longwear Lip Creme in Unlimited. Bouchard said that this look is incredibly easy to duplicate and wear, with the bronzer being the key to getting the look.

GET THE LOOK-HAIR
: Cutler says this look is epitomized by "a dry, airy texture and the idea that you just threw it up," so it's a simple process to duplicate. First, make a bottom ponytail (you will do two), and take the remaining top section, setting it in diagonal curls at the roots. Make the second ponytail with the leftover curled hair right after you twist and secure the bottom portion. Once you have another ponytail, roll it under into a knot.

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