Great Beauty: Purple Passion

Super-smoldering lavender, plum and lilac lids.

Tia Williams Jul, 12, 2011

We don’t know if it’s our Prince obsession or the fact that purple looks so stunning on brown skin, but lately, we’ve been spotting a slew of celebs rocking purple eyeshadow.

We’re not just talking straightforward Barney purple, either — the shadows run the gorgeous gamut from pale lavender to neon plum.

From Eve to Lala, here are our favorite A-listers with purple lids.