Answers to your pressing fashion and beauty questions from resident know-it-all Jean Godfrey-June.
Q: How can you make colored eyeliner work-appropriate?
Q: The lingerie trend: bralette for work?
Q: I’m in fashion, so my job is pretty creative, but I still wonder: Is there an age where crazy nail art starts to look wrong on you?
Q: With color being all the rage, especially in denim, are whites still in? Skinnies or wide leg?
Q: How do I keep my makeup from sweating off?
Q: What’s the best way for plus-size people to enjoy cute summery dresses (if they hate showing off their arms)?
Q: I’m getting married in a remote area—not many makeup people! I worry I’ll wind up looking like a 15-year-old prom girl. Should I consult a professional for instruction, then do my own makeup the day of?
Q: Can you wear white to a wedding? Is it rude because it upstages the bride?
Q: The wedding I’m attending goes from day into night. How should I change up my look for the evening portion? —Evyn
Q: I love to wear red lipstick. Is it too much for a wedding? Would it upstage the bride?
Q: What length dress are you supposed to wear for a black-tie wedding? Can you get away with something shorter? And what qualifies a short dress to be black tie?
Q: Is it okay to wear black to a wedding?
Q: I don’t go outside without mascara. What’s the best kind for the beach that doesn’t get dried up and crispy in the sun but won’t run when I go swimming?
Q: Tankinis: Possible to make flattering—and/or chic?
Q: Can I wear makeup to the beach or the pool?