We hate to get all Devil Wears Prada on you, but that famous cerulean speech rings true: what you see on the runways now will be hitting beauty counters within a year. Take this year’s wealth of blue liner, shadow, and mascara, for example—it was all the rage on runways a year or two ago and hit drugstores en masse this summer. So what can you expect in 2014? These are the runway looks we loved most in 2013.
Runway Recap: The Coolest Beauty Looks to Hit the Runway in 2013
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Makeup artist Diane Kendal is known for creating flawless skin backstage, but at Jason Wu’s S/S14 show she got to go wild—sort of. She used Lancome’s Color Design Eye Brightening All-in-One Five Pan Shadow ($49) in Bronze Amour and loose gold glitter to build the most sophisticated glitter look we’ve seen.
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You’ll need to find a few dozen Swarovksi crystals to pull off the rhinestone lips Pat McGrath whipped up for Dior’s S/S13 Haute Couture show, but it’ll be worth it.
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No-mascara was the surprising trend at F/W13 fashion week last February, as seen here at Theyskens’ Theory.
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White eye makeup was one of the biggest trends to emerge from S/S14 New York Fashion Week, like the shadow Joan Smalls wears here at Altuzarra’s show.
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Hair stylist Luigi Murenu pin-curled every strand of hair and pinned the swirls against the girls’ heads before painting them pink, orange, blue, purple, or black at Givenchy’s F/W13 show.
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Chanel’s S/S14 show was a take on art fairs, so Peter Philips went bright and bold with graphic eye makeup in a rainbow of colors.
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You’ll notice an increasing number of celebrities already trying Prada’s wet hair look on the red carpet, the genius work of Guido Palau.
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We’ve already done our part to make sure that the gold brows Pat McGrath created for Dior’s S/S14 show hit the mainstream.
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Tom Pecheux used a cotton swab to blur the edges of the lip line for that slightly fuzzy, unpolished look at Marni’s F/W13 show.
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Sophia Loren-meets-Italian royalty at Dolce & Gabbana’s F/W13 show thanks to makeup artist Pat McGrath.
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Who needs nail art when you can wear nail rings? Another genius idea from Karl Lagerfeld at Chanel’s F/W13 show.
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At Dries Van Noten’s S/S14 show, Peter Philips wove metallic thread into the lashes and Sam McKnight mixed hair wax and gold leaf to fill in the models’ parts.