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Our Great Gatsby Party

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Rachael Great Gatsby

My cousin had a Great Gatsby dress up party for her 26th Birthday at The Soda Factory. It was a great night. I put some extensions in my hair and then rolled it up to create a bob. It actually suited me short. I did my makeup differently as well. I went for a softer, prettier look and only applied eyeliner to the tops of my eyes and flicked the corners of my eyes with the eyeliner. I also went for a soft pink for lips and cheeks.

I did my hair like Daisy from The Great Gatsby and I tried to wear similar jewellery. I am wearing my great aunt’s chocker from the same era.

Daisy Great Gatsby HairI borrowed my cousins black flapper dress and I wore my pale green rose shaped earrings to soften the look.

Daisy Great Gatsby HairTo get my hair like this I added 2 long hair extensions to my hair (the one’s that you clip in). Then I rolled the hair under until it created a bob and I just pinned it up. My mum taught me this trick. She use to have long hair and would wear it like this a lot.

Daisy Great Gatsby Hair

Hayley Jane Great Gatsby Party
The gorgeous birthday girl Hayley Jane. Her sister Briana, also known as Ms Bluebell made her white Gatsby dress and head piece. It looked great
on her.

Hayley Jane Great Gatsby PartyHayley and Chris looking cute together.

Ms Bluebell Great GatsbyMy cousin Briana drinking the famous one of the Soda Factory’s famous cocktails – a Raspberry Ice Cream Soda. Briana designed and made her own outfit and hair piece too!

Ms Bluebell Great Gatsby

Rachael Great GatsbyHere I am smoking on the biggest cigarette ever!

Rachael Great Gatsby

Great Gatsby PartyJake and James looking sharp.

Great Gatsby PartySam and Hayley …

Great Gatsby PartyLovely Danielle Boorer and Murray doing their thing.

Apple martiniWe drank delicious apple martini’s that night! I think I bought Hayley about four.

Rachael Great GatsbyI was showing a little cleavage that night. Oops!

Rachael Great Gatsby

Great Gatsby PartyIt turned into a great night and we got a bit crazy!

The makeup I wore:
MAC Studio Fix Fluid Foundation NC35
MAC Studio Fix Powder Compact NC35 (on face & eyelids)
MAC Eye shadow in Carbon (black)
MAC eyeliner fluidline in Blacktack
Lancôme Hypnôse Drama Mascara in Excessive Black
Nars blusher in Orgasm
Napoleon Perdis blusher brush
Napoleon Stable Tapered eye shadow brush 9b
MAC 209 eyeliner brush
Napoleon lipliner in Sweet
Napoleon lipstick in Electra
Lipgloss worn over lipstick

Love Rach xox

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