NYFW 2011: Makeup Moments

At New York Fashion Week 2011, the beauty looks are just as show-stopping and trendsetting as the clothes. From ruby red lips at Diane Von Furstenburg to liquid silver eyes at Badgley Mischka, here are our favorite makeup moments of the week.
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At Oscar de la Renta, the models worked the runway in strikingly glamorous makeup: Think Old Hollywood-esque defined brows, flushed cheeks, and the prettiest, sheer plum lips.


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At Tibi, models like the always stunning Ajak rocked filled-in, ultra-bold brows, lightly lined eyes and matte, plummy-brown lips—a gorgeous everyday look.


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At DVF, models like the exquisite Joan Smalls slinked down the runway in powdered skin, defined brows and a regal pop of vamped-out, brick red lipstick.


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Singer-turned-designer Victoria Beckham sent models down the runway sporting metallic pewter eyeshadow, dewy skin, and a pearly, tangerine lip. A flawless combination!


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Models hit Jason Wu’s catwalk rocking baroque prints, yards of lace, and some of the sexiest makeup we’ve ever seen. With their nude lips and kohl-rimmed, winged-out-to-there smoky eyes, they looked ready for a heady night of cocktailing and man-eating. Hot!


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At Badgley Mischka, models worked the runway in a bold slashes of metallic silver eyeshadow; so striking with the wildly glamorous gowns and diamante-encrusted chignons.


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The makeup at Steven Alan’s folksy, rugged-chic show was as naturalistic and clean as the clothes. We loved the matte, burnished cheeks and cafe au lait lips, anchored by a strong, filled-in brow. A gorgeous everyday look!


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At the Organic by John Patrick presentation, models sported flawless, dewy skin, barely-there eyeshadow and a sheer hint of peachy gloss. Stunning.