Red red wine, lips

 Natasha Poly backstage at Gucci.


 Deep red backstage at Rochas.

In no way as big a trend as dark eyes, the image of wine-soaked lips has been a trend for seasons now- be it Autumn or Spring; yet the look shows no signs of relenting, even if at micro trend status.
As the heat subsides- hopefully for only a day- plummy, claret coloured lips just seem so right.
 Proving a constant comfort- there is something so warming, yet also so gothic. Dark red lips exude glamour, risk, confidence and a rebellious refusal to be girly. One needs only to look at Lana Del Rey at this year’s Met Ball or Natasha Poly backstage at Gucci.
Kinga Rajzak-Vogue Japan Beauty. 
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Lana del Rey in Thakoon, Met Ball 2012
Wear red lips now perfectly precise and fully coated, and as the ideal antidote to the heavily kohled or mega-winged eye that will define next Autumn.

Ultimate

 Nars, Valparaiso, Pure Matte Lipstick, £18.50.
 Available online at Nars.

Softer

Tom Ford, Crimson Noir (Black Orchid is also great), Cream Lipstick, £36.00.
Available at Selfridges.

Plum

Dolce & Gabbana, Magnetic Monica 120, Classic Cream Lipstick, £24.50.
Available online at Harrods.
Jamila xx

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Jamilatsj

Fashion Journalist and Beauty Blogger from London

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