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Under ideal circumstances — that is, having the right lip color at hand — what you apply to your face should round off whatever ensemble you've carefully pieced together for your bod. Consider, for a moment, the bold lip. Kissing yourself with a high-impact color can really bring a look together — you know, add a splash of color to a neutral or black-and-white outfit, tie together contrasting clothes, or even help match your jacket to your hair. Well-used, the bold lip can be your best accessory.
Of course, this is easier said than done. For some guidance, we sent out one of our talented street-style photographers — Melodie Jeng of The NYC Streets — to hit the concrete and find the ladies who are doing the trend justice. Oh, and because we care, we've locked down which colors to snatch up at Target to replicate these high-volume looks. Let's see what's doing on the sidewalks, shall we?