Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Happy Spring Break Everyone!!!

We are SO excited that Spring is FINALLY HERE! * Can I get a WOO-HOO!* ;)

Spring ALWAYS bring up NEW hair color, FRESH Haircuts, AND LOTS and LOTS of WEDDINGS!!! 

<3 And its SO much FUN!

Everyone is getting ready for Oaks, and DERBY too! 

Oaks and Derby bring a special "Vibe" to Louisville...
The hustle and bustle that the races bring is SO exciting!


Click here to find out about ALL the neat events you can attend leading up to RACE DAY! 

So, we thought we'd share some tips on finding your perfect Oaks and Derby Attire!...

WHAT to WEAR?!

1.) We recommend that you find your outfit first!  
You want a dress that fits perfect!  
You want to feel comfortable-AND- GLAMOUROUS...if possible. <---- SUPER IMPORTANT! 
You'll want something that hugs your curves in all the right spots and a dress that isn't too LONG!  (Tip- Avoid floor length!... lots of walking, drinking, etc. could lead to a stained dress.)
ALSO- REMEMBER that the weather here in Kentucky is ALWAYS CRaZY and totally unpredictable!  So, 3/4 sleeves... CUTE Rompers, Jumsuits are TOTALLY OK! And, IN STYLE!

Here's Pantones spring colors for 2018!  
You DON'T want to get caught in colors that aren't in the current trends... 

Watch for dresses that coordinate nicely to the color palette! :)  
The cameras are sure to find YOU! (side note: the last few Oaks, and Derby races OUR Hair and Makeup Ladies have been featured in SEVERAL Magazines and interviewed for their "looks" and wardrobe! Pretty neat!)

Checkout a few FUN shops for outfits below!...(Everyone knows to try the Big-Name stores...I'm a bit of a fan of finding dresses at different places! You don't want to see your "TWIN" dress at Derby!)

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I'm a HUGE FAN of a website called "ESHATKI!" It has an interesting name...but let me tell you, they custom make EVERY DRESS with ANY type of sleeve, pockets, neckline, length...WHATEVER! And- they are all VERY reasonably priced!  I've had a few dresses custom made for formal events... and you guys ~ every dress I've had several people stop and ask where I found my dress!  The most AMAZING part is that they can fit ANY Woman, ALL shapes and sizes!
Check it out here...Eshatki Custom Dresses
Heres a few of our favorite picks!...



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NEW Spring dresses at Anthropology...
Click HERE ~ ANTHROPOLOGY SPRING DRESSES 2018
Our favorite Oaks and Derby Picks...






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Nordstrom has some favorite picks for the Kentucky Derby too!...
Click Here ~ Nordstrom Kentucky Derby Picks




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Macys has a GREAT variety of Rompers, Jumpsuites, and PLUS SIZES!
Click Here ~ MACYS ROMPERS and JUMPSUITS



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**NOTE**
Oaks is much less "formal" than DERBY!  
For DERBY, You want to go "ALL OUT"... You'll want to wear your MOST formal dress...jewlery, hat...etc!  Oaks is also known for wearing shades of PINK to support breast cancer awareness.  And YES~ Men should ALSO wear pink too!!! :)


2.) Hat or Fascinator???

The MOST asked question!  Which to pick? Really, its personal preference!  Try on BOTH and decide which you like BEST on YOU!  

~OUR FAVORITE Local to Louisville Hat Designer is...
 ANNA HICKMAN at Dee's Crafts. 
 {Tell her Tara sent you ;) }  She's AMAZING!  She's a "behind the scenes Gal" this time of year because she hand crafts some of the MOST amazing hats AND fascinators in Dee's Crafts hat making room!  Her hats are mailed ALL OVER THE WORLD!  She can take a picture of your dress and create something AMAZING to match!  If she's busy~ ANYONE over there is AMAZING! :)
Local to Louisville, Dee's Crafts Site can be found here...Dee's 2018 Derby Hat Photoshoot


~A few years ago I stumbled across another AMAZING designer named, ARTURO RIOS on ETSY!  
His Hats and fascinators truly are works of ART! I feel like his creations you'd want to choose your FAVORITE and collaborate around his creation! ALL pictures below are HIS HATS and Fascinators and can be found by clicking the link below...Hat Artist Arturo Rios Etsy SHOP

You will SURELY be stopped by the press wearing one of his creations! 

  


**If you buy one~ LET US KNOW!!! We would LOVE to know which one you chose!**  



3.) HAIR & MAKEUP with BeYOUtiful Hair and Makeup { US! :) }...

We are the BEST hands down.  We've worked in the industry for over 15 years...(We started YOUNG! We give you looks that LAST!  We use all the BEST high definition tools AND products keeping you looking the BEST version of yourself ALL OAKS & DERBY day long!  

When Oaks and Derby AREN'T happening... 
We service Brides, Bridal parties, Photo Shoots, Special Events, commercial shoots...etc.  

We stand behind our services, we are on time, professional, and whatever event you hire us for...its about YOU.  We take pride in our industry, and making YOU the most BeYOUtiful YOU can be for your SPECIAL EVENT! 

But- WE BOOK UP! AND QUICK! 

BOOKINGS...
For OAKS, and Derby, 
We book LARGE GROUPS, and/or Celebrities FIRST! 
We start SUPER EARLY!
If you'd like to BOOK US, we REQUIRE 1/2 of your total due, due ASAP to reserve your spot!
We also DO NOT OFFER ANY refunds because of WEATHER!  
<Rain or SHINE you still need to look GLAM for Derby and Oaks!>
We save your appointment, and we turn down other bookings once your spot is reserved.
The remaining total for your services is due at the time of your service. Via CASH or CARDS only.

Call, or email beyoutiful_you@icloud.com for more information.

We get SO many inquiries DAILY! ~ Please be patient when inquiring!

CHECK BACK HERE as we will post when we are all BOOKED UP! 

HAPPY DERBY PLANNING! 

FOLLOW us for more info on our FAVORITE DERBY EATS!!! AND PLACES TO VISIT while you're here! 

AND- leave us some love and feedback below! We'd love to hear from YOU!

LOVE LOCAL LOUISVILLE! 
XO ~Tara :)












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