Hello, everyone!

We all want to look our best on a night out. In fact, getting ready for the night is quite often the most exciting part. You know the feeling. The evening’s still fizzing with possibility and you’re starting to feel good. A sure way to kill that feeling is not being able to get your look right when it matters. In fact, it can kill the mood so much that you don’t want to go at all anymore. Then you spend the rest of the night sitting in the corner and feeling terrible. Sound familiar? Don’t worry; we’ve all been there. We’re going to take a look at some tips to ensure you don’t have any appearance disasters on your next big night out.



Getting your outfit right is the first step in ensuring you look good on the night. Decide whether you have something suitable in your wardrobe, or use the night as the perfect excuse to buy something new. After all, none of us need much of a push to get a new dress! Wearing something new will also ensure that you feel good, which is half the battle. When considering your options, keep in mind what kind of event you’re attending. Is it a work do, or a New Year’s Party you’ve got coming up? Is it smart of casual? Turning up in something inappropriate will knock your confidence straight away. If you’re shopping, make sure to try on all your picks. It’s hard to judge an outfit when it’s still on the hanger. If you’re wearing something you already own, try it on in advance. If you need to make any alterations, give yourself plenty of time to do them. Last minutes things like that can throw you into a panic on the night, and will instantly affect the mood.



Spare a thought for accessories, too. Pull out the jewelry box and revisit pieces you haven’t worn in years. If nothing matches the outfit you have in mind, treat yourself to something new. Having a little something shiny can do magical things to how you feel. There are so many necklaces for women, just take your pick. Of course, the options don’t stop at necklaces. Choose too, whether you want to wear bracelets and rings. If you have your legs on show, an ankle bracelet could add a lovely bit of sparkle.



With your outfit finished, turn your attention to your makeup. Getting makeup right on the night is one of the riskiest parts. Why does it always seem that makeup goes wrong when we most want it to look right? Try to avoid that by practicing your makeup style beforehand. That way, you can tweak your plans depending on how it looks. Going a little heavier with makeup than usual can look striking on a night out, but be careful. There’s a fine line between looking sultry and clown like. Even a little too much could tip the balance the wrong way.

And what about you? What is the number one priority for an effortless and successful evening out? Let us know in the comment section below.

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  1. Irina
    December 13, 2016 / 12:26 pm

    Great tips! I always pay attention to the outfit and then i try to match the makeup for better results.

  2. Jasmin N
    December 15, 2016 / 5:37 pm

    These are so wonderful tips! No matter how hard I focus on what to wear a day before I end up changing clothes at least three times 15minutes before leaving lol 😀

    ~ Jasmin N

  3. December 15, 2016 / 6:42 pm

    Haha, I commit these Cardinal errors all the time! I end up throwing something on at the last minute and then feeling frumpy all night, I can never find all my accessories and makeup? Forget about it! I splosh it on just before I run out. Definitely hit home this post – I’ll make more on an effort from now on 🙂
    Katja xxx

  4. December 15, 2016 / 8:27 pm

    I love these tips. I always find my biggest struggle going out is getting my hair to look good. It just has a mind of its own

  5. December 15, 2016 / 10:31 pm

    I usually prepare days before and if that is not possible, the moment I am told of an event I usually think of at least 3 choices… and try them on before making a final pick.

  6. December 15, 2016 / 11:43 pm

    Fantastic tips dear. Yupp…you’re right dear, to go for a party not always buy a new dress. Sometime i just picked an older dress on my wardrobe but still look alike new. Thanks for sharing my dear.
    Wish you have a wonderful Xmas.

    Kisses XO, Kintan

  7. December 15, 2016 / 11:44 pm

    If I go out, I like to dress up like you say. I try to find the perfect outfit to make a fabulous entrance. As a makeup artist my makeup needs to look good for sure. And I like to bring good company.

    Thanks for sharing this post!

  8. December 16, 2016 / 8:22 am

    Haha so true. I usually make sure to get my outfits, makeup and accessories ready just to avoid last minute searching. 😀

  9. December 16, 2016 / 9:52 am

    Love that cocktail! And all the photos are amazing. Thanks for the useful advices!

  10. Maikel
    December 16, 2016 / 4:16 pm

    These are great tips I really think it’s all about the total package. when I go out i like to totally dress up

  11. December 30, 2016 / 12:26 am

    These are some great tips! Will keep them in mind next time I have a night out 🙂

  12. December 30, 2016 / 2:48 am

    Great tips! My top priority is def making sure my outfit is comfortable and stylish, because being comfy is super important to me! 😀

  13. August 12, 2017 / 1:07 pm

    Red lipstick!!!! My kind of perfect look item!!! I always carry one in my bag, and it helps me stand out in so many situations! Great post!

  14. August 12, 2017 / 2:08 pm

    Great tips! I love accessories, especially statement necklaces, but I’m always super careful as I don’t want to look tacky.

  15. October 15, 2017 / 11:04 pm

    LOL wonderful post, so retro and inspiring! I love it when old trends come back to life, and new trends become old.

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