July 23 2014

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The Allure Of Toned-Down Parisian Glamour


Mélanie Laurent quickly earned a spot on our beauty icon list after that scene in Inglourious Basterds where she prepared for the film’s fiery battle royal by drawing blush onto her cheeks like war paint and defiantly applying red lipstick. She’s just as captivating off-screen, it turns out. At Swarovski’s 22 Iconic Little Black Dresses soirée last night in Paris, the actress sported a beautiful ballerina bun that was sleek, high, and full. The red-carpet set should take note—it’s time to retire the topknot. Please also observe her lip color: Sometimes a natural pink stain can actually have more impact than going with the ever ubiquitous crimson. (You gotta love the French; they’ve really perfected that whole stunning with subtlety thing.) What do you think of her look?

Photo: Francois G. Durand / Getty Images



  1. erica123b says:

    Perfect. LOVE HER.

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