Posts Tagged ‘red lips’

New York Fashion Week Look of the Day: L.A.M.B. Gwen Stefani says her Fall 2010 collection is inspired by, “vintage, boudoir, military, fifties, sexy, and futuristic.”  The beauty team nailed the look, incorporating each of the influences.  The red lip and pin curls have the pinup vibe (vintage, boudoir, fifties) but the graphic dark cat […]

New York Fashion Week Look of the Day: Vena Cava The hipster designers of Vena Cava, Sophie Buhai & Lisa Mayock, are on the radar of the cool girls of Brooklyn.  You know, the girls you see on the subway who started wearing wayfarers before you knew they were cool, and stopped wearing them as […]

Best of 2009: RIP Discontinued Makeup Products You know how every year at the Oscars they have a tribute photo montage to the movie industry people who passed away in the previous year?  In 2009, there were a few favorites from my makeup kit that bit the proverbial dust, and I’d like to pay tribute […]

“What’s Lily Wearing?” Wednesday Gucci Fall/Winter 2009 RTW Runway math: 1948+1981=2009?  For the Fall/Winter collections, this equation sums up key trends.  The Gucci runway makeup look combines a classic 1940’s red lip (pin-up perfection) with an 80’s looking eye (very David Bowie).  Add them together, and we end up with something totally new to wear. […]

“What’s Lily Wearing?” Wednesday Dolce & Gabbana Fall/Winter 2009 RTW Full disclosure:  I have a bias toward a red lip.  Red lips say confidence, power, glamour, sex.  When you have thirty seconds to create a makeup look, a swipe of red on the lips looks instantly pulled-together.  A red lip can be paired with any […]