At Dolce & Gabbana’s Spring ’15 show, models appeared to have arrived from Spain by way of Sicily with blossom-garnished chignons and crimson lips. Those striking mouths by maquillage master Pat McGrath turned out to be a sneak preview of Dolce & Gabbana Beauty’s first-ever matte lipstick. Saturated velvety lips also turned up at Burberry, Missoni, Zac Posen, and No. 21, too. Consider making a statement with the sliver of skin still left exposed by swapping out your Rosebud Salve for a lip color that packs a punch. Though you’ll have to wait until early April to get your hands on the Dolce lipstick, an array of new matte and semi-matte options from Marc Jacobs, Laura Mercier, Tom Ford, and Smashbox will get you the same standout lips in the meantime—and offers the quickest way to break out of the winter blahs.
Laura Mercier Paint Wash Liquid Lip Colour, US $28, AED/SAR 103; sephora.com
Marc Jacobs Beauty Le Marc Lip Crème, US $30, AED/SAR 110; sephora.com
Dolce & Gabbana Dolce Matte Lipstick, US $37, AED/SAR 136; available early April. For more information, visit dolceandgabbana.com
Smashbox Be Legendary Matte Lipstick, US $20, AED/SAR 73; sephora.com
Tom Ford Lip Color Matte, US $50, AED/SAR 183; tomford.com
—Katie Dickens, Style.com