It’s easy to forget the humble safari jacket. Dane DeHaan has not forgotten it. DeHaan uses his to stride boldly through the urban jungle, swinging on vines from bodega to nightclub, stopping only to inhale a cigarette. His pants come up way high; his boots are made for walking. In 1973, Jack Nicholson wakes up in a cold sweat and says to himself: “Man, that kid Dane DeHaan’s gonna know how to wear sunglasses.” It’s a jungle out there. Dane DeHaan doesn’t care.
Dress codes are something people don’t talk about enough. From white tie to cocktail attire, the gray area regarding what’s acceptable to wear to these formal events is sizable. Today, we are here to talk all things cocktail party attire. Believe it or not, there are “rules” for dressing for this occasion.
Ahead we’re bringing you the dos and don’ts of cocktail attire. Some of these tips might be obvious, but others might surprise you. And in addition to our cocktail attire commandments, we’re showing you where to shop the pieces that will ensure you’re always dressed appropriately. Keep scrolling to discover how to look your chicest at your next cocktail soirée.
It’s no secret that my fellow beauty editor Erin Jahns and I are big time makeup lovers. I mean, yes—taking interest in the latest mascaras, highlighters, and foundations is actually part of our job descriptions. But honestly, you would probably laugh if you could pay witness to the major makeup geeking that goes down at our desks over the course of any given day.
That’s why we decided to deep dive into another iconic makeup brand, and give our thorough, honest reviews of the top products we see garnering the most buzz. We like to assess for ourselves whether certain famed products are really worth the hype, and your money. This time around, we’re delving into celebrity makeup artist favorite, Marc Jacobs Beauty. From March 14-18, the company will be running its Friends and Family sale wherein you can enjoy 25% off sitewide, plus free shipping on $75