A classic red never goes out of style. Models at Céline paired a clean face and an understated hairstyle with a standout cherry lip.
There’s Malibu Barbie hot pink, then there’s the fuchsia lipstick we saw at Marchesa this season. The purple-pink hue is a grown-up, cool way to wear bright pink.
Pink and red are the norm; orange is bold; purple is downright adventurous. It works best with understated eye makeup, like at Cushnie et Ochs, and flatters just about every skin tone.
Maybelline New York Color Sensational Vivid Matte Liquid lip color in Vivid VioletCoverGirl Queen Collection Stay Luscious Lipstick in EleganceLancôme Color Design Sensational Effects Lipcolor in Hello HappinessSmashbox Be Legendary Matte Lipstick in Violet Riot
Pastel lip colors can be a muted alternative to the in-your-face statement of bold hues—unless, that is, they’re paired with beehive teases and neon outfits, like at Jeremy Scott.
Essence Liquid Lipstick in Colour PartyKiko Milano Colour Click Lipstick in Brilliant PinkThe Estée Edit Mattified Lipstick in Miss You
The lipstick version of flowing dresses, ballet flats, and a white-wine spritzer? It’s called rosy pink. The soft, dusty shade, as seen at Dolce & Gabbana, is feminine, fun, and totally effortless.
Flower HydraSilk Ultimate Lip Butter in Rose PetalRevlon Ultra HD Matte Lipcolor in HD DevotionClarins Rouge Eclat Lipstick in Pink BlossomDolce & Gabbana Matte Lipstick in Dolce Rosa
The new nude is a little darker, a little warmer, and a little more brown—a color that’s best described as chestnut—and the models at the spring Kenzo showwore a full-on glossy version that had us rethinking all our pink-y nudes.
Too Face Melted Chocolate Liquified Long Wear Lipstick in Chocolate HoneyNuance Salma Hayek Liquid Lipstick in Nude NectarNeutrogena MoistureSmooth Color Stick in Classic NudeNars Satin Lipstick in Banned Red