While the visionary creativity of backstage luminaries like Pat McGrath and Guido Palau could leave even the most decided minimalist dreaming of oxblood statement lips or a pastel dye job, Fashion Week’s front rows and after-parties doubled as a harbinger of easy-to-pull-off beauty trends to come.
Could it be that the thickly painted ombré streaks that have ruled the street style scene are giving way to finely highlighted shades of baby blonde? Sienna Miller made the case for softening hard-edged rocker roots to a more subtle gradation with a uniform pale gold hue, while Poppy Delevingne and Soo Joo Park were firmly on Team Platinum—just as Amal Clooney and Victoria Beckham reminded everyone that a pitch-perfect shade of brunette hardly calls for a seasonal makeover.
Makeup found itself with one foot in summer nudes, and the other looking forward to richer autumnal shades. Joan Smalls upgraded her bombshell bronze makeup with a dramatic feline flick, while Martha Hunt took her seat with rich garnet lips.
Here’s to leaving your beauty comfort zone for fall—without sacrificing an ounce of pretty.
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