STYLE DIARY… Shanie attends the Grand Prix Ball

12th July 2017

Event: F1 Grand Prix Ball

#HASHTAG: #GrandPrixBall

Location: The Hurlingham Club, Fulham

Goodie Bag
: No goodie bag

Celeb Watch
: Georgia Toff, Jay Rutland, Emily Haig, Rory Reid, Tiff Needell, Hayley Sparks, Sophie Stanbury, Christian Horner, David Coulthard. 

Event Highlight
:: Live F1 Demo, posing with James Hunt’s original F1 Car, as well as a vintage Ferrari, Live performance from the Gipsy Kings and a super exciting Auction all for a good cause.

What am I wearing
? Dress by Rare London, Shoes by TopShop, Bag by SkinnyDip.

Make Up: Doll 10 cosmetics, Urban Decay, Mac, SmashBox, NYX, New Look, Lash Unlimited.

Style Note: This event was a week before heading off to the sunny city of Havana Cuba, so I obviously had bikinis on my mind a little more than I had ball gown shopping on my check list. With that said I had a “wear whatever I can find in my wardrobe” attitude towards my styling for this event purely because I was ‘time poor’ packing for my holiday. Now I wouldn’t recommend this method of prep for such a glam event but as I didn’t have a choice, so I went for a rummage through my rails to see what I had. I dug out a dress I had got from Rare London a while back but had never worn due to the fact that it was made the perfect length for a 5ft 11 super model, now me being a dinky 5.ft 2 I needed some serious tailoring help! A friend of mine is a seamstress so I begged for her help and she thankfully took the hem up and gave me a fitting. This style of dress is perfect for a glam occasion, the heavy draped fabric is great for covering curvy thighs  that you may want to hide or for covering your food baby aka belly bloat after a sit down meal. I wouldn’t recommend it for a woman with a larger bust as it may be a little “tooooo sexy” for a formal occassion and also you can’t hide a bra in this thing either. Overall the nude and black colour scheme will suit every skin tone so no worries there, it’s a winning dress style in my opinion and the guys over at the Daily Mail also gave it a big thumbs up!

Posing with Tony Sinclair & F1 Presenter David Coulthard


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