People's Choice Awards Style white jumpsuit burgundy and light blueeasy topknotdark lipkendra scott jewelrymessy bunmetallic heelspca style hairpca stylepeoples choice awards stylezara coatmessy topknotRiver Island jumpsuit (black version here);  Zara coat (old);  heelssunglassesKendra Scott ring and braceletssimilar clutch

Happy Friday, y’all!  I’m not gonna lie, this week was pretty sweet.  It totally made up for the fact that I had to un-Christmas our whole house (sad face), and here’s why.  On Wednesday, I was a lucky duck who got to get glammed up and attend the People’s Choice Awards with Walgreens and P&G.  Whaaat?  I know.  Cuckoo Ca-choo.  Along with my girl Kathleen, I headed to LA and got an up close and personal view of the red carpet.  I mean, UP CLOSE.  (Peep my Twitter account for a few snaps.)  The fashions were so close I could have touched them.  (Although there was a certain security guard eyeing me, so I refrained.)  The gowns are always amazing, but equally look-worthy were the hairstyles.  And maybe I should include the small fact that this year was an absolute downpour.  Rain.  In LA, people!  The red carpet was tented, but that can’t stop the damp air so the hairstyles that made it to the red carpet still looking sleek?  Props to you, girl.

One of my favorite red carpet gals showed up in a modern-meets classic jumpsuit and the perfect messy topknot to match, so obviously I was like, “I must do this.”  I’ve never been the “hair up” type of girl.  My hair is beyond thin so it never really stays, but recently I learned a little trick.  Ready for it?  Spray your bobby pins with hairspray first.  It gives them a little grip, and I swear, it works.  My current go-to is Pantene’s Air Spray which doesn’t weigh down my baby hair but keeps it sleek and under control.  (Seriously, it’s amazing.  Grab it on your next trip to Walgreens.)  I literally just twisted my hair (slightly half-effort) into a bun and used (hair-sprayed) bobby pins to secure sections.  Pull out random pieces around the face, and add a bit more hairspray – voila!  Suddenly, maybe I’m a “hair up” girl, ya know?  Who were some of your favorites from the People’s Choice Awards red carpet?  And more importantly, happy weekend, party people!


Photos thanks to Taylor Cole

Disclosure:  This post is sponsored by P&G, but all opinions are 100% my own.  Thank you for supporting the brands that make My Style Diaries possible.

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