To pull off a punchy lipcolor, pair with clean-looking skin and a slick, polished pony.
On Lips: Maybelline New York Color Whisper by Color Sensational in Orange Attitude.
On Hair: Herbal Essences Honey, I’m Strong Silkening Spray.
Blue Dress, $1,690, White Shirt, $1,800, Fendi; (212) 759-4646.
A pop of candy-pink blush can help you appear fresh-faced, even during the daily stress fest. Finish the look with black mascara.
On Cheeks: Covergirl Cheekers Blush in Classic Pink.
On Eyes: Aveda Mosscara in Black Forest.
Jumpsuit, $3,690, Valentino; valentino.com for stores.
An unexpected shade of liner commands attention, while a soft nude lip helps tone it down.
On Eyes: Make Up For Ever Kohl Pencil In Pearly Turquoise.
On Lips: Neutrogena Moisturesmooth Color Stick In Juicy Peach.
On Hair: Ted Gibson Hairsheet Styling Towelette.
Blazer, $1,780, Stella McCartney; (212) 255-1556.
If you can match your shoes to your bag, why not your lipstick to your jacket? Just keep the overall look sharp via a structured silhouette—and make sure not to color outside the lines.
On Lips: Napoleon Perdis Dévine Goddess Lipstick in Eros.
On Skin: Almay Smart Shade Mousse Makeup in Light Medium.
Coat, $1,610, Shirt, $1,465, Sonia Rykiel; soniarykiel.com for stores.