Runway Beauty Decoder

Take one part muse, one part pop culture reference (OK, maybe two), and you get the winning formulas that inspired the looks of the season.

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Take one part muse, one part pop culture reference (OK, maybe two), and you get the winning formulas that inspired the looks of the season.
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OSCAR DE LA RENTA

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S

Everett Collection
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OSCAR DE LA RENTA

KEITH HARING'S POP ART

Alamy
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OSCAR DE LA RENTA

MC RECOMMENDS: Estée Lauder Powder Gelée Blush in Tease, $40; Bumble and Bumble Semisumo Pomade, $27; Revlon ColorStay Ultimate Suede Lipstick in Muse, $10.

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MARCHESA

TWIGGY'S BOHO BRAIDS

Getty Images
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MARCHESA
BOLLYWOOD
Dharma Productions/The Kobal Collection
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MARCHESA

MC RECOMMENDS: Fekkai Coiff Bouffant Lifting & Texturizing Spray Gel, $25; Laura Mercier Hydra Tint SPF 15 Lip Balm in Mocha Tint, $20.

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JASON WU

MADONNA AS EVA PERÓN IN EVITA

Buena Vista Pictures/Everett Collection
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JASON WU

HELMUT NEWTON PHOTOGRAPHY

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JASON WU

MC RECOMMENDS: MAC Pro Lipmix Lip Pigment in Magenta, $15; MAC Pigment Colour Powder in Neo-Orange, $21; Kérastase Double Force Hair Spray, $36.

Jason Lloyd-Evans
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ANNA SUI
THE SEX PISTOLS
Retina/Photoshot/Everett Collection
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ANNA SUI
COTTON CANDY
Getty Images
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ANNA SUI

MC RECOMMENDS: Medusa's Heirlooms Rhinestone Bobbies Bobby Pins, $16 each; CoverGirl LiquiLineBlast Eye Liner in Blue Bloom, $8.

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MARC JACOBS

EDIE SEDGWICK

Steve Schapiro/Corbis
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MARC JACOBS

DON DRAPER'S DEEP SIDE PART

NBC Studios
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MARC JACOBS

MC RECOMMENDS: Nars Duo Eyeshadow in Pandora, $34; Redken Guts 10 Root Targeted Volume Spray Foam, $17.

Greg Kessler
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DONNA KARAN

MILLA JOVOVICH AS LEELOO IN THE FIFTH ELEMENT

Kobal Collection
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DONNA KARAN

BAZOOKA BUBBLE GUM

Corbis
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3.1 PHILLIP LIM

MC RECOMMENDS: Make Up For Ever Faux Lashes #9 Stacy, $16; Nars Bronzing Powder in Casino, $34; Garnier Fructis Style Hi-Rise Lift Root Booster, $4.

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PETER SOM
COURTNEY LOVE
Wireimage
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PETER SOM

'80S TOY RAINBOW BRITE

Everett Collection
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PETER SOM

MC RECOMMENDS: Wella Ocean Spritz Beach Texture Hairspray, $16; MAC Pro Paint Shadow Stick in True Chartreuse and Hi-Def Cyan, $21 each.

Greg Kessler
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