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"What I wore"

As a bride-to-be, I’ve been prodding everyone for beauty advice: what works and more importantly, what doesn’t (like an updo that makes you taller than your groom - awkward), how to ensure your make-up will last from the “I Do” to the dancefloor and whether I should go Rapunzel for the reception (ie. let down my hair.) This section of the website is for beautiful brides - pros, pals and everyone in-between - who are happy to share their big day beauty secrets. Today, meet...


Chee who married Michael at The Park Hyatt in Dubai

“I’ve been living in Dubai for over ten years now and working as the Fashion & Beauty Director on Cosmopolitan Middle East. Michael and I knew that we wanted to get married in Dubai – it’s guaranteed sunshine after all, plus it gave our family and friends who’d travelled from the UK a great excuse for a holiday.

I wanted to go for an ‘old Hollywood glamour’ look and because my Reem Acra dress was quite simple, I knew I needed a vintage looking hair accessory but didn’t want to spend a fortune. I found this one online, with change from £100 from Glitzy Secrets. I eased it over a softly curled half up/down do.

For my make-up, a beat-the-heat base was essential. I kept the focus up at eye level
with subtly smoky grey lids lined by black kohl and false lashes.”

the dress:

the hair accessory:


  • She nailed “old Hollywood”. Look at those lashes. Stunning x

    6 years ago : Pimmsoclockpetra
  • I love her eye makeup – very dolce vita. Surely those lashes can’t be real?

    6 years ago : Gerrygood
    • And in Dubai heat too! x

      6 years ago : Sarah Green