We Need to Talk About Bella Hadid's Hair at the CFDA Awards

Updated 06/06/17

The CFDA Awards might be all about fashion, but this year's event was a big night for beauty. For one thing, the legendary Pat McGrath was the first makeup artist to ever receive the Founders Awards, an honor reserved for the most respected names in the industry. For another, the red carpet beauty was some of the best we've seen this year.

One of our favorite looks of the evening came courtesy of Bella Hadid, who stepped out in a striking blunt bob with bangs—we've since confirmed that it was a clip-in fringe, but if you're taking suggestions, Bella, maybe make it permanent? But the model was hardly the only one to opt for something so striking. Sultry eye makeup, strategically placed glitter, and vampy lips all populated the red carpet, providing plenty of inspiration for your next big night out.

Click through the gallery to see the products and tips behind our favorite looks.

Bella Hadid—2017 CFDA Awards
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Bella Hadid

Hadid's retro-inspired hair just works—and the glossy finish brings the entire look together. Jen Atkin used Ouai's Finishing Crème ($24) to get that shine.

Alek Wek—2017 CFDA Awards
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Alek Wek

The model's glossy red lip and luminous skin make for the perfect summertime look.

Joan Smalls—2017 CFDA Awards
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Joan Smalls

Smalls looked positively sultry with her voluminous curls, smoky eye, and brown-tinged lip.

Elsa Hosk—2017 CFDA Awards
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Elsa Hosk

Hosk opted for a more romantic ensemble, pairing a red lip with soft eye makeup.

Priyanka Chopra—2017 CFDA Awards
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Priyanka Chopra

In case you were wondering, this is what sophisticated shimmer looks like. (And we especially love the shock of gold on Chopra's lower lash line.) Makeup artist Yumi Mori used her finger to dab on Chantecaille Liquid Lumière Highlighting Fluid in Brilliance ($41) to get that gilded look.

Kate Bosworth—2017 CFDA Awards
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Kate Bosworth

Inspired by the '70s feel of Bosworth's dress, makeup artist Hung Vanngo opted for a brown and rust makeup palette. As for the actress's luminous skin, Vanngo prepped it with Ole Henriksen's editor-loved Truth Serum ($48) as well as the Truth Advanced Moisturizing Crème ($48).

Lupita Nyong'o
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Lupita Nyong'o

Are you sensing a few themes here (namely: gilded '70s throwbacks)? We love how the shimmery tones in Nyong'o's makeup complement the sheen of her gown.

Martha Hunt—2017 CFDA Awards
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Martha Hunt

While there's been a lot of talk about makeup, Martha Hunt opted for statement-making hair instead.

Janet Mock—2017 CFDA Awards
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Janet Mock

Bookmark this: Mock's frizzy curls and shimmery blue eye makeup are the perfect look for a summer night out.

Lily Aldridge—2017 CFDA Awards
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Lily Aldridge

On the flip side, we're also loving Aldridge's luminous simplicity—from her sleek hair to her dewy, bare skin.

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