Graduation OOTD & FOTD

Three years of hard work have finally paid off and I can now call myself a Law Graduate. I graduated on Thursday 24th July with a 2:1 in Law from UEA…woohoo! It has certainly been a long time coming (that’s a whole other post) but I was glad to get the day over and done with. I’m not really one for big formal occasions or celebrations but you have to do graduation. I was however excited to wear my dress and do my make up, something I never thought I’d say! So today I thought I would share my graduation outfit and make up.

Graduation

The Outfit…

UEA Graduation Outfit

*n.b My hair is actually this colour the camera has decided I’m still a red head in half of them :/ *

Graduation OOTD

Dress – Lindy Bop

Bag – Accessorize 

Shoes – Irregular Choice (see in more detail here)

I’m on love with this outfit, I wish I could wear it all the time! I felt so sophisticated, like I was channelling my inner Dita Von Tease. The dress fit like a glove and it was really comfortable as it is made from a lightweight, stretchy fabric which turned out to be perfect as it was around 28 degrees!

The bag was the perfect size, it had a bit of depth to it, which meant you could actually fit things in it. The shoes…oh the shoes! They were amazing, I have wanted a pair of Irregular Choice shoes for the longest time. Admittedly they weren’t the most comfortable shoes but I had my swollen, sweaty feet (tmi) and uneven grass to thank for that!

The Make Up…

I opted for glowing skin, a dark-ish smoky eye and nude glossy lips.

Graduation Make Up

The Products…

Graduation Make Up Products

Base – Benefit Porefessional // Rimmel Exaggerate Eye Primer // Max Factor Lasting Performance Foundation // Collection Concealer // Rimmel Clear Complexion Powder // Urban Decay Glint Highlighter // Benefit Rockateur

Base Brushes – All Real Techniques – Powder Brush, Blusher Brush, Buffing Brush

The Eyes – Urban Decay Zephyr all over the lid // Urban Decay Shakedown through the crease and along the lash lines // Rimmel Scandaleye Eye Shadow Stick in Bulletproof Beige along the waterlines // Barry M Lash Vegas Waterproof Mascara

Eye Brushes – Real Techniques Crease Brush for all over the lid // Eco Tools Smudger for the crease // Eco Tools Highlighter Brush for blending // Real Techniques Shading Brush for the lash lines.

Lips – Kate Moss in 08 and Tanya Burr Lipgloss in Chic.

All over – Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray (this is beyond amazing!!)

The Nails…

On my nails I use Sephora Formula X Nail Polish in Black with Maybelline Super Stay Base Coat on the Top and on the Base.

Graduation NOTD

So there we go a little fashion and beauty insight into my graduation

Let me know what you think below and link me up to your graduation posts, I love to see what everyone wears!

XO

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