Thankfully, it looks like we're nowhere near that day, as many of our favorite retailers have become even more prolific with their seasonal books, elevating them into the editorial stratosphere with high-concept, downright gorgeous styling and, surprisingly, beauty looks. It takes something really special to draw our eyes up and away from the stunning clothes on display, but that's just what Nordstrom, Free People, and Bergdorf Goodman managed to do to with their spring 2013 issues.
We were so enamored with these gorgeous looks that we chatted with their respective mavens behind the makeup to get the lowdown on how they created these breathtaking beauties. Quell your post-aughts aversion to paper and check out how to recreate these looks at home.
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