Vampy lips and out-of-this-world skin are key to Fall’s edgy new look.
It’s not quite Goth – it’s much prettier than Goth,’ says Linda Cantello. ‘Dark but beautiful,’ offers Lucia Pieroni. ‘Subversive chic,’ pronounces Pat McGrath. ‘A powerful woman,’ And there you have it, from mouths of the industry’s top makeup artists: Fall beauty is feminine – with an edge.
It starts with a deep, dark mouth: ‘Lip noir,’ McGrath says fondly of the looks she created at shows from Gucci (sticky black cherry) and Nina Ricci (blood red with a darkened center) to YSL (Bordeaux lacquer).
Vogue USA – September 2012