Dark purple's elegant connotations might stem from its association with royalty, but the rich color's surprisingly easy to wear. Shades of eggplant flatter green, brown, and blue eyes and look almost decadent on winter cheeks. Plum lipstick might be more dramatic than a mulberry lip, but press it in with your fingers for a just-bitten stain or try a purple-tinted gloss. Like most colors, it's easiest to wear on your nails--a few of our favorites are pictured above!1. CoverGirl Lip Perfection Jumbo Gloss Balm ($9) in Plum Twist

2. Le Metier de BeEyeshadow aute Anamorphic Lash Mascara ($34) in Aubergine

3. Trish McEvoy Eye Definer Powder ($18) in Deep Plum

4. Dolce & Gabbana Classic Cream Lipstick ($30) in Amethyst

5. Tarte Cheek Stain ($30) in Blushing Bride

6. Kat Von D Tattoo Liner ($18) in Lapdance

7. Ciate Velvet Manicure ($19) in Berry Poncho

8. M.A.C. ($15) in Fig 1

9. Yves Saint Laurent Forever Youth Liberator Eye Zone Serum ($115)

10. Nail polish from top to bottom: Sonia Kashuk Nail Polish ($5) in Hocus Pocus, Maybelline Nail Polish ($3) in Plum Paradise, Revlon Colorstay Longwear Nail Enamel ($5) in Bold Sangria, Essie Nail Polish ($8) in Sole Mate, and Julep Nail Lacquer ($14) in Gayle.