Thursday, December 8, 2011

Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend







Outfit Details:
blazer - thrifted
sequin party dress - c/o Ali Ro
MAC clutch - c/o Rebecca Minkoff
vintage rhinestone bracelets - gifts from my mom
ring - Forever 21
lipstick - Urban Decay Super-Saturated High Gloss Lip Color in Crush
Babylonn heels - c/o Steve Madden

My third (and final) outfit for the Steve Brings It! Holiday Campaign, I took a note from Satine's "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" scene in Moulin Rouge. Of course, I'm not wearing a single diamond, so I'm essentially best friendless, but rhinestones work just fine for me.

In addition to my party playlist, I compiled a little list of party tips:

- Do it yourself (or fake it and buy it on Etsy). Handmade or customized decorations make a party personal and special; store-bought can't compete!
- Create a signature cocktail to go with your theme, and make sure to have a non-alcoholic version, too (for people like me).
- Serve crowd-pleasing finger foods that are easy to make, so you don't have to spend all night in the kitchen. My favorites? Crostinis with fresh ricotta and honey or caramelized onions, mini caprese skewers or a good cheese plate.
- Make a homemade photobooth with a fun backdrop and props, complete with a tripod, camera and remote - or let your guests be the event photographer with instant film cameras!



Use my code KeikoLynn15 for 15% off on SteveMadden.com with free shipping (clearance is excluded). This code will remain valid until 12/31/11 @ 11:59pm EST, so take advantage before the holidays!


79 comments:

  1. LOVE these shoes.....the color is soo pretty! They match your little lipstick:)

    You look wonderful....how are you not freezing in NYC?? I can't stand how cold MI is right now!

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  2. I am so crazy about that lip colour!
    I also lovelovelove the photobooth idea!

    Charlotte x

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  4. the magenta pink is a great accent for the rhinestone sparkle! perfect holiday look!

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  5. Those shoes are gorgeous!! sending love from

    www.eelsayasi.com

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  6. Collette:

    These photos were taken last month, for the campaign:) Actually though, the weather in NYC has been all over the place! It's in the 40s today but it has been in the 60s, lately!

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  7. Dresses with Blazers are such an amazing combo! Yu wear it soo well :)

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  8. that dress is super dreamy!!
    jess
    www.jesscauseblog.blogspot.com

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  9. Beautiful dress! And your shoes are gorgeous!

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  10. i love that you love moulin rouge as much as i do!
    such a great outfit. i love the pink details :)

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  11. it's just all so pertty!! love it :)

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  12. wonderful look! love the color of your shoes and bag :)

    xxx,

    Fashion Fractions

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  13. Such a beautiful dress, no one would guess that is wasn't diamonds! Love the little pink details!
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  14. The shoooooooes! Fantastic.

    I recently suggested Caprese skewers for a friend who was throwing a surprise party. They were a huge hit. So easy to make and delicious.

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  15. Best outfit yet, you look stunning :)

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  16. Omg you look fantastic in this outfit!! I really adore the shoes, they have such a great color :X

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  17. nice stems! haha seriously, you look amazing..the dress is so fancy! this would be the perfect new years eve outfit, so sparkly.

    Krystle
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  18. That dress & blazer combo is perfect - totally what I would wear...and the pumps provide just the right pop of color! :)

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  19. All the fuchsia hues and sequins are so pretty. Loving your sparkling arm candy as well.

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  20. Great look! :)
    The bag and the shoes are amazing.

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  21. Keiko Lynn, you look even more fabulous than ever! This is a beautiful outfit. Just not enough words in the English language to describe how beautiful you look here. The various fuchsia accents really jump out among the various other colors. Love those pumps the most. Oh, did I mention you look beautiful? :)

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  22. Love the combo of sequins and PINK! So fresh and fun for the holidays. AND LOOK AT THAT FACE! ;) xo, Kim www.eatsleepwear.com

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  23. Those shoes are crazy and I love 'em!

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  24. What a beautiful look! Those shoes are kind of amazing :)
    xo Jac
    thesunshinedistrict.blogspot.com

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  25. Those shoes are absolutely amazing!! You look beautiful as always :) x

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  26. Anyone else think this outfit is perfect?! The shoes, the bag, the dress, and the blazer!? Amazing!

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  27. I always see girls in the east wearing shorts in 60 degree weather, I'm definitely bundled up like it's nobody's business when it's that cold!

    Beautiful outfit, that blazer fits you spot on!

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  28. love the over all look:)

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  29. U look beautiful.Love your shoes color.

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  30. Gorgeous outfit! XOXO, www.NatalyasCloset.com

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  31. you look gorgeous! that is such a pretty outfit!

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  32. I really love your dress ! it's so happy and fun : )

    plenty lovee & swaag.
    xoxo , Shariece : )

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  33. beautiful !!! love the shoes and clutch.
    <3
    pia

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  34. I'm in love with these shoes! they're gorgeous!!!!

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  35. Shout out to the non-drinkers! HEEEEEYYYY!
    It took a while but my one friend who hosts a lot of parties finally started supplying non-alcoholic options for parties like sparkling cider for New Years Eve instead of champagne. I usually bring my own options to most parties, but the thought is MUCH appreciated.

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  36. amazing shoes! O M G! love it!

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  37. Love those shoes! The color is so amazing and that dress is SO festive! Gorgeous!

    <3 Amanda
    LYLIFclothing

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  38. LOVE your rebecca minkoff, and those pink shoes are gorgeous!

    I love anything that sparkles!!

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  39. those pink shoes rock!!

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  40. homemade photo booths are incredible! i wish i could have remembered to do one for my wedding. oh well, there are more parties to plan that we can do all of that! ;)
    xo TJ

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  41. Love the sequins! Gorgeous.
    xx

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  42. This is my favorite look! I love all the pops of pink. You look gorgeous.

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  43. Why are you always so stunning!!

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  44. great dress!!

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  45. this outfit is so girlie and darling. i love all the touches of pink.
    feminine fantastic

    xoxo katlin
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  46. Gorgeous party dress!

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  47. Ah, yes... the pops of purplish-pink are my fave! You are so inspiring. :)

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  48. I can't say enough how much I love this outfit :)

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  49. Super cute outfit! Love all the hot pink accents! :)

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  50. Any and all finger foods are dangerously addicting...
    Anyway, I love the heels - very "Hellllooooo nurse!"

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  51. Those heels are amazing! Actually, the whole outfit is amazing!! Love it...

    The November Girl

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  52. Hi Keiko,

    Rarely see you in this type of heel, you look awesome. Love the fuchsia and glitter dress! Have a great weekend!

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  53. What a lovely dress!! And your heels go really well with the outfit :)

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  54. This look is amazing! I'd definitely want to try it out! :)

    panda-fashionista.blogspot.com

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  55. Love your heels and how thye match your clutch! Hot pink is such a great colour on you.

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  56. Love everything about this! Those shoes and bag are too amazing.

    xx, Katrina
    Sparkle is a Color

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  57. you look so cute keiko! i love this outfit. and thanks for the party tips!
    XX jannine

    http://fashionistarg.blogspot.com

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  58. Ooo I love this! The dress is so pretty, and those heels are killer! :)

    xx Jessica

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  59. So in love with your heels and clutch!!

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  60. love everything!you look fantastic!http://msfashionstreet.blogspot.com/

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  61. Totally think you should own at least one diamond! Your Keiko for rice cakes! You totally deserve a ton! Get Bobby to get you some for the holidays ;)

    The only diamond I own:

    http://www.silver-insanity.com/product_p/12727.htm

    With rubies!

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  62. soo pretty. your skin and hear it's perfect!

    ;*

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  63. Love your little pops of color that match your lips!!!

    xoxo,
    Larissa
    http://www.livingincolorstyle.blogspot.com

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  64. wow this outfit is amazing! You look beautiful :)

    Check out my blog if you like:

    http://fashionflirtblog.blogspot.com/

    kisses, Jasmin

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  65. love the touches of hot pink, really lifts the outfit. very cute look! x

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  66. You look amazing!!! Love te outift...

    Kisses from Paris,

    BLonde Symphony
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  67. Shoes! <3
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  68. I love the different pinks!!
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  69. You look gorgeous! Love the pops of color!

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  70. That sequins dress is amazing. Best. outfit. ever.

    -Ly
    http://www.lyzhang.com

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