The Pantone Color Institute named Radiant Orchid 18-3224 the official color of 2014 (if you are curious how they came to this conclusion, read this) and so I figured I might as well give it a go. JJ was a willing accomplice and the perfect canvas — her warm skin tone is an ideal contrast to the cool tone of orchid.
Make Up For Ever Matte Eyeshadow in 92, $21, available at Sephora; Make Up For Ever Satiny Eye Shadow in 89, $15, available at Make Up For Ever; DiorShow Art Pen, $30, available at Dior; Esqido Mink Lashes in Voila (ethically sourced, meaning they use the natural shedding of minks), $42, available at Esqido; Chanel Le Volume De Chanel Mascara in Noir, $30, available at Chanel; Anastasia Brow Wiz in Brunette, $21, available at Anastasia; Ilia Lipstick in Ink Pot, available at Ilia Beauty; Tom Ford Shade & Illuminate in Intensity #2, $75, available at Neiman Marcus.
I love the juxtaposition of a strong graphic lip against a nude face with extremely bleached brows. This particular lip is a mash up of pop art and early 1990s chola — strange but lovely and modern when mixed with Tiffany Keller's braids and gorgeous bone structure.
La Mer The Moisturizing Lotion, $240, available at La Mer; La Mer The Eye Concentrate, $185, available at La Mer; La Mer The Mist, $60, available at La Mer; MAC Lipstick in Pink Nouveau, $16, available at MAC; NARS Lip Gloss in Triple X, $25, available at NARS; DiorShow Art Pen (used to line the outside edge of the lips), $30, available at Dior; Chanel Le Blanc De Chanel (used to create overall sheen), $45, available at Chanel; Chanel Soleil Tan De Chanel (contour), $48, available at Chanel.