Womanista Beauty: BMI Awards Glam

On Tuesday night I got glammed up for the BMI Country Music Awards ceremony, which is one of my favorite parties of the year. The food and wine are great, and it’s so fun to hang with friends. Our table this year was the best ever, and one of my husband’s great friends, Dallas Davidson, was honored with songwriter of the year! (His wife, Sarah, is one of my besties and a super talented singer/songwriter herself! She’s also a super glam, gorgeous fashion diva!) The night was glittery and fun and fabulous. Here are a few pics of me getting ready for the big night!

Mary Beth’s makeup station – the false eyelashes that she uses on me are my favorites! They are by “Smoke & Mirrors” and my faves are the “Las Vegas” lash. They are super glam.

My eye makeup was a blend of gold and bronzes, with thick black liner on my top lash line. We used this eye makeup as the inspiration, but made it a little bit softer. I’m wearing the Smoke & Mirror’s “Heart” lash here.

I painted my nails and toes with a new Essie color called “Butler, Please” that I picked up from the drugstore. I’m obsessed.

After getting dressed, Mary Beth applied body makeup to my arms, back and shoulders. This smooths out any imperfections, and also gives me a semblance of a tan (woohoo!) We stuffed paper towels on the neckline of my dress so that the makeup wouldn’t get all over it.

Side note: I loved my hair ‘do. I didn’t get ANY pics at the salon when Earl was creating these gorge, cascading curls, so I’ll just tell you how he did it without showing a photo (sorry!) He started by clipping in my extensions and spraying my hair with Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray. He then curled all of my hair with a 1.5 inch barrel curling iron. After he curled each piece, he created a “pin curl” and clipped it up to my scalp. We let it sit for about 20 mins, and then took all the curls out, and styled it.

The finished product! I’m ready to toast to a good night. And it certainly was!

Dress: Lanvin (From Fall/Winter 2011 – picked up from The Outnet for 70% off!), Shoes: Giuseppe Zanotti (I am in LOVE with these!) Bracelet: J.Crew

You can see the FAB Giuseppe Zanotti heels in this pic. I’m obsessed with the gold hardware!

xo, the Womanista

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21 Responses to “Womanista Beauty: BMI Awards Glam” Subscribe

  1. Abby December 7, 2012 at 4:06 am #

    So pretty! Love your whole look! What brand of extensions do you use?

  2. Taylor Middleton November 16, 2012 at 4:19 am #

    OBSESSED with this dress Cassie. You look beautiful!

  3. Kimmy Erin November 9, 2012 at 4:30 pm #

    Absolutely gorgeous!!!

  4. studio plush November 8, 2012 at 5:52 pm #

    That is the BEST LOOK I have ever seen with that last photo Cassie!! It’s absolutely perfect!

    When I grow up, I wanna look like that!!!

    LOVE IT!!!!

  5. mimi November 1, 2012 at 9:22 pm #

    oh my You are so beautiful !!! Looking forward to seeing you and Lady A on theshow tonight. What a fabulous looking group

  6. Meghann November 1, 2012 at 8:40 pm #

    I love the whole look!! So pretty Catchie! I will be doing my nails that color when I am at your house ;)

    • Woman November 1, 2012 at 8:51 pm #

      ha ha, ok :-)

  7. Carol November 1, 2012 at 7:49 pm #

    MY GOD! Your shoes!! I’m in love with them too! lol

    • Woman November 1, 2012 at 8:52 pm #

      Aren’t they FAB?! obsessed.

  8. Glenda Smith November 1, 2012 at 4:44 pm #

    I cant wait to see you, Hillary, and Kelli tonight with those handsome men on the CMA awards.

    • Woman November 1, 2012 at 7:18 pm #

      Thanks, Glenda!

  9. Haden November 1, 2012 at 4:42 pm #

    Absolutely love your hair, and amazing dress! Beautiful!

    • Woman November 1, 2012 at 7:17 pm #

      Thanks, lady! xo

  10. Lyndsay Rush November 1, 2012 at 3:57 pm #

    STUNNER! also–must buy that nail polish ASAP

    • Woman November 1, 2012 at 7:16 pm #

      Thanks! I got the polish at Walgreens – I think it’s from the latest “superstar” collection :-)

  11. Brooke Wighton November 1, 2012 at 3:41 pm #

    Ummm, WOW! Stunning!!

    • Woman November 1, 2012 at 3:52 pm #

      Thanks, Brookie! xo

  12. Sarah Davidson November 1, 2012 at 3:39 pm #

    You looked STUNNAH! That dressssss!
    Thanks for the fab shoutout. Love u girrrrl!

    • Woman November 1, 2012 at 3:52 pm #


  13. casey November 1, 2012 at 3:29 pm #

    GORG, cass. simply gorg. xoxoxo have so much fun tonight and GOOOOOOD LUCK!!!! woohoooooooo!!!!

    • Woman November 1, 2012 at 3:52 pm #

      Thanks Case!!! Hope I get to see YOU later :-) xx

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