Styled by Mitchell Drinkard
Hair & Makeup by Pela Cura Salon
Modeling by Michelle Lindner

Whether it’s a holiday party or a formal gala, winter is full of glitz and glam. But completely bedazzled is a bit overdone, so fashion editor Mitchell Drinkard shows how to play dress-up with leather, leopard and pops of bright colors. These sassy selections were handpicked from Dillard’s and Girl Boutique. Coupled with curls, up-dos and seductive smoky eyes courtesy of Pela Cura, our winter fashion finds are sure to draw all eyes to you.

Pictured above: Calvin Klein, Animal-Print Sheath Dress, Dillard’s, $118, Fur Coat, Velvet, Girl Boutique, $258, Jessica Simpson Platform Pump, Dillard’s, $69.99, Natasha Sybil Collar Necklace, Dillard’s, $78, Clutch, Izzy & Ali, Girl Boutique, $78.

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Chelsea Violet Sequined Lace Dress, Dillard’s, $128, Guess Military Tie-Waist Trench Coat, Dillard’s, $169, Anna & Ava Dottie Stretch Bracelet, Dillard’s, $20, Gianni Bini Cadee Clutch, Dillard’s $49.

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Calvin Klein One-Shoulder Metallic Lace Dress, Dillard’s, $188, My Flat in London Fur Clutch, Girl Boutique, $80, Dillard’s Boxed Collection Silvertone Textured Bangle Bracelet Set, Dillard’s, $25.

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Black Studded Dress, Velvet, Girl Boutique, $246, Leather Jacket, LA Made, Girl Boutique, $346, Fur Handbag, Velvet, Girl Boutique, $132, Antonio Melani Candace Studded Pumps, Dillard’s $58.80, Anna & Ava Dottie Bib Necklace, Dillard’s, $35, Natasha Chandelier Earrings, Dillard’s, $24, Michael Kors Bracelet, Dillard’s, $165.

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Antonio Melani Joan Dress, Dillard’s, $159, Anna & Ava Dottie Drop Earrings, Dillard’s, $15.

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Makeup: Jane Iredale smoky gray eye shadows, Jane Iredale rosy cheeks, Jane Iredale deep rich lip colors, Hair: Prepped the hair with Aquage Beyond Body Thermal Styling Spray before applying hot styling tools, finished the hair with Aquage Transforming Spray and Aquage Beyond Shine

Makeup Tip: For an evening out, stay with a more neutral smoky eye makeup, and glam up the lips with a pop of bright, rich color.
-Brittany Robb, Esthetician

Hair Tip: Let curls cool for a few minutes before separating them with your fingers. This helps to ensure that your curls will set and last longer.
-Bethany Clark, Hair stylist

 

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