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.

audrey hepburn
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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audrey hepburn
Everett Collection
OSCAR DE LA RENTA

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S

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keith haring
Alamy
OSCAR DE LA RENTA

KEITH HARING'S POP ART

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model
Gorunway.com
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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twiggy
Getty Images
MARCHESA

TWIGGY'S BOHO BRAIDS

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bollywood
Dharma Productions/The Kobal Collection
MARCHESA
BOLLYWOOD
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model
Gorunway.com
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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evita
Buena Vista Pictures/Everett Collection
JASON WU

MADONNA AS EVA PERÓN IN EVITA

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JASON WU

HELMUT NEWTON PHOTOGRAPHY

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model
Jason Lloyd-Evans
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.

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sex pistols
Retina/Photoshot/Everett Collection
ANNA SUI
THE SEX PISTOLS
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cotton candy
Getty Images
ANNA SUI
COTTON CANDY
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model
Gorunway.com
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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edie sedgewick
Steve Schapiro/Corbis
MARC JACOBS

EDIE SEDGWICK

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don draper
NBC Studios
MARC JACOBS

DON DRAPER'S DEEP SIDE PART

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model
Greg Kessler
MARC JACOBS

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

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fifth element
Kobal Collection
DONNA KARAN

MILLA JOVOVICH AS LEELOO IN THE FIFTH ELEMENT

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gum
Corbis
DONNA KARAN

BAZOOKA BUBBLE GUM

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model
Gorunway.com
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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courtney love
Wireimage
PETER SOM
COURTNEY LOVE
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rainbow bright
Everett Collection
PETER SOM

'80S TOY RAINBOW BRITE

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model
Greg Kessler
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.

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