A Very Berry Spring in 10 Tips for Darker Lips

aya-jonesWho says berry lips are just for winter? Take a leaf out of Anna Sui’s Spring/Summer 2016 runway which saw Tami Williams and Aya Jones sporting darker hues and pucker up in shades of wine, berry and marsala this season.

Before you rock berry though, here are a few tips to take into account.

  1. Keep your eye make-up minimal; let your pout do the talking.

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2. Make like Anna Sui girls and pair dark lips with graphic liner.

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3. Go for glossy cherry for statement lips a la Iman Hammam for Givenchy.

British model Naomi Campbell poses for pictures on the red carpet upon arrival to attend the British Fashion Awards 2015 in London on November 23, 2015. AFP PHOTO / JACK TAYLOR / AFP / JACK TAYLOR
British model Naomi Campbell poses for pictures on the red carpet upon arrival to attend the British Fashion Awards 2015 in London on November 23, 2015. AFP PHOTO / JACK TAYLOR / AFP / JACK TAYLOR

4. Swap your trusted red lippy for dark lips for a modern twist.

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5. Make like Rihanna and take your look from day to night with wine-stained lips.

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6. Try a deep purple hue for an edgier look – like the models on the Cushnie et Ochs runway.

A model presents a creation during the Burberry Prorsum spring / summer 2016 collection show at London Fashion Week in London on September 21, 2015. AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP / JUSTIN TALLIS
A model presents a creation during the Burberry Prorsum spring / summer 2016 collection show at London Fashion Week in London on September 21, 2015. AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP / JUSTIN TALLIS

7. Try the autumnal oxblood shades a la Burberry.

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8. For a red-carpet worthy look, vamp it up with maroon.

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9. Turn the clock back to the ’90s and take a dip in chocolate – chocolate lippy, that is!

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10. For an uber-glam look, why not match your pout to your dress?

 

Very Berry Spring 2016

 

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