Emmys-Inspired Looks for a Fun Night Out

If you don’t have the time or budget for an A-list makeover, no worries—we got you covered with five Emmys-inspired looks for a stellar night out in West Hollywood.

Nightlife on the world-famous Sunset Strip

The challenge for your West Hollywood night out vibe is to look as hot and fashionable as possible but still … a little effortless. This is no easy feat. So I looked to the Emmys and the after parties (many of which our held in West Hollywood, thank you very much) for a little inspo.

Modern Bombshell

Talk about transformation!  Vanessa Kirby looked dramatically different from her character on The Crown in a vintage bombshell inspired cat eye and nude lip.  Her voluminous hair gave us serious Bardot vibes. She carried that nude color down to her Tom Ford creation of a bustier-inspired, form fitting dress.  Follow her lead and remember that skin — both face and skin — may be your best accessory yet so make sure you glow from head to toe!

Get the Look:  Makeup: MAC Pro (ask for the Focus Feature Eyes offering) // Hair: B2V Salon // Fashion: Alice + Olivia // Skin Kate Somerville  

Porcelain Beauty

I also call this look Vampire Beauty especially as we head into Halloween – perfectly poreless skin and a bold red lip spells classic, and a bit preternatural, beauty. Rachel Brosnahan wore a slicked back chignon but you could opt for a more casual low pony. This look screams for something red – perhaps a corset- inspired top with a pair of jeans?

Get the Look: Makeup: Blue Mercury // Hair:  Bellami Beauty Bar for a clip-in pony //Outfit: Wildfox

Color Block Fashionista

We’ve seen this trend for a few seasons now, but on your face? Leave it to Black-ish star Tracee Ellis Ross to wear coral on her eyes and a bright fuschia on her lip! When you decide to go this route, your outfit must be as haute as your beat. Try something voluminous and oh-so-designer.

Get the Look: Makeup: Blushington // Hair: Marco Pelusi // Outfit: Maxfield

Bronze-y Goddess

When it’s time to smoulder, look no further than Mandy Moore’s smokey vibe. Her custom Rodarte dress started with the fabric and I just loved how earthy and sexy she looked. This was a distinct transformation from her girl-next-door look which still managed to look effortless. Fresh from Hawaii, Moore and her makeup artist went for a monochromatic look that really focused on beautiful skin.

Get The Look: Makeup: Glossier // Fashion: Fred Segal // Hair: DryBar // Skin:  Joanna Vargas Skincare at Sunset Tower Hotel // Tan:  Sunset Tan

Dapper Men

From John Legend’s navy Gucci to Darren Criss in Giorgio Armani, men expressed their fashion creativity in every way. Three-time Emmy winner Peter Dinklage wore perfectly tailored custom John Varvatos because no matter what, perfect tailoring is always on-trend.

Get the look:  Fashion: John Varvatos / Skin and men’s grooming: The Gendarmerie / Men’s Makeup: Bluemercury on Melrose

Maxine Tatlonghari
About Maxine Tatlonghari
Maxine Tatlonghari is the award-winning #femalefounder behind the Vanity Girl Hollywood brand. She is also a beauty boss lifestyle blogger and serves as the first Vice Chair of the West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. She has been featured in Forbes and Huffington Post. She lives, works and plays in West Hollywood.

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