While Lucia Pieroni’s subtle, wine-stained mouths and glossy flushed cheek combo backstage at Giles Deacon’s Spring show was our hands-down favorite beauty look of the season, turning the color up a few notches can be that much more impactful. How best to accessorize one of Deacon’s black feather swan headdresses? With a striking, retina-burning red lip. Here, Charlotte Tilbury paints a doozy of a pout onto Laetitia Costa for the May issue of French Vogue. It’s hard to look away, no?
Photo: Mario Testino for Vogue Paris, May 2012