12 Ways To Wear A Red Lip, Courtesy Of NYC Cool Girls

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Say what you will about nude and pink, but the most transformative lipstick color will always be red. It may take time to find your perfect shade and finish — be it a faded cherry balm or a merlot liquid lipstick — but when you do, it becomes your secret weapon for date night, Monday morning meetings, and everything in-between.
To inspire even more ways to wear the classic color, we've put together the most approachable style guide, courtesy of New York Fashion Week. During this season, the red lip (with a manicure to match) was the top trend amongst the fashion set.
Scroll ahead for the best street style from NYFW 2020, plus top-rated red lipsticks to cop the look, if you feel so inspired.
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