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
Everett Collection
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
Everett Collection
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OSCAR DE LA RENTA

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S

keith haring
Alamy
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OSCAR DE LA RENTA

KEITH HARING'S POP ART

model
Gorunway.com
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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.

twiggy
Getty Images
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MARCHESA

TWIGGY'S BOHO BRAIDS

bollywood
Dharma Productions/The Kobal Collection
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MARCHESA
BOLLYWOOD
model
Gorunway.com
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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.

evita
Buena Vista Pictures/Everett Collection
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JASON WU

MADONNA AS EVA PERÓN IN EVITA

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JASON WU

HELMUT NEWTON PHOTOGRAPHY

model
Jason Lloyd-Evans
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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.

sex pistols
Retina/Photoshot/Everett Collection
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ANNA SUI
THE SEX PISTOLS
cotton candy
Getty Images
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ANNA SUI
COTTON CANDY
model
Gorunway.com
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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.

edie sedgewick
Steve Schapiro/Corbis
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MARC JACOBS

EDIE SEDGWICK

don draper
NBC Studios
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MARC JACOBS

DON DRAPER'S DEEP SIDE PART

model
Greg Kessler
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MARC JACOBS

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

fifth element
Kobal Collection
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DONNA KARAN

MILLA JOVOVICH AS LEELOO IN THE FIFTH ELEMENT

gum
Corbis
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DONNA KARAN

BAZOOKA BUBBLE GUM

model
Gorunway.com
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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.

courtney love
Wireimage
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PETER SOM
COURTNEY LOVE
rainbow bright
Everett Collection
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PETER SOM

'80S TOY RAINBOW BRITE

model
Greg Kessler
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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.

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