During the dog days of summer, when all you can manage is a slipdress or a threadbare tee and cutoffs, there’s something about a statement lip that makes everything look put together.
We pulled some inspiration from the Spring/Summer runways and have rounded up our favorite products for each hue. Get ready to put your money where your mouth is.
Consider this your daily dose of Vitamin C. A bright orange lip paired with crisp whites is summer style epitomized.
NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil – Red Square
MAKE Matte Lipstick – Magma
GIVENCHY BEAUTY Gloss Interdit Ultra-Shiny Color Plumping Effect – 11: Succulent
Seen at: Rag & Bone.
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There’s a reason that classic blue-red lip never, ever, ever goes out of style: It instantly makes anyone look sophisticated—whether you’re glammed up in an LBD or sporting those aforementioned cutoffs.
SERGE LUTENS The Ultimate Red Collection
ARMANI BEAUTY Lip Maestro – 400: The Red
SURRATT Automatique Lip Crayon – 4: Mégalomane
Seen at: Altuzarra.
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It’s not a shade for shrinking violets (pun intended), but an opaque lavender lipstick makes a major style statement. Want something a little more subtle? A sheer gloss should do the trick.
BY TERRY Gloss Delectation – 2: Creamy Fig.
YVES SAINT LAURENT Rouge Pur Couture 58 – Luminous Mauve
NARS Pure Matte Lipstick – La Paz
Seen at: Prabal Gurung.