So, yesterday we did some random shopping:
We stopped in at Mokuba ribbon, a gorgeous ribbon store, which sadly only sells wholesale.
We went to Mood Fabrics of Project Runway fame--this was not really wedding related; I just love browsing fabric stores, and Mood is a beauty.
We stopped in at M&J Trimming and looked at the rhinestone trim, among other things.
We went to Sposabella Lace, where I tried on some veils. I liked the veils, but I am still not sure I want one enough to spend any money on it.
Finally, we ended up at Lord & Taylor, our favorite department store, where we shopped a little, checked out the formal dresses to see if anything red and bridesmaid-worthy had come in, and then we ended up at the Elizabeth Arden counter, where I was accosted by a makeup artist:
I really like it! She used a much lighter hand with the foundation and chose a color which was perfect with my skin. Also, instead of blush, which I don't like on me, she used a bronzer, which looked fantastic. I really liked that she looked at me, saw that I never wear makeup, and took it easy. She also didn't push me to buy anything (although one of her colleagues gave us a sales pitch on some fancy anti-aging treatment throughout).
Here it is four hours later (terribly overexposed, but believe me, it still looked good):
I took her card, of course. I'm hoping she won't be too pricey for wedding makeup!