BY: FRANCESCA LILLY
As you may have guessed from all the scarlet bouquets, heat shaped chocolate boxes, pink teddy bears and lacy cards in shop windows, February 14th is fast approaching. The most romantic day of the year is a tricky one to get right, selecting the perfect gift, organising a date that reflects your love and effort without becoming gaudy, and nailing a perfectly seductive and romantic look for the night.
On that front, we’ve got you covered. St Valentine’s Day is all about classic romance, so why not take inspiration from some iconic movie moments for your look? From Baby’s peachy lips in Dirty Dancing, to Vivian’s 80s bouffant in Pretty Woman, these looks are set to help you get whatever you want this V Day. Take a little advice and steal a look from characters whose love-lives were worthy of the silver screen.
Read on for 14 of our favourite move looks to help you prep for Feb 14th…
#1 Vivian’s Red Lip and Bouffant
Although she somehow managed to pull it off, once she’d ditched that dollar shop blonde wig, Julia Roberts shone even brighter as Vivian Ward in Pretty Woman. And who can forget that red dress at the opera and the love heart diamond necklace (we’re all dreaming of getting this as a Valentine’s present).
Her elaborate hair and suede red lip are the stuff of dreams, and what better way to recreate her Uptown pout than with Chanel’s Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour in Pirate ($53)…