In lipstick, purple is the new orange-red

In lipstick, purple is the new orange-red

The bright and punchy orange-red lipstick that's been a popular way to punctuate an ensemble for the last several years has gotten decidedly deeper and darker for fall.

Seen on the runways at Rodarte, Rebecca Minkoff and Tibi, a deep purple hue is the season's key lip shade. It's not surprising considering the return of a '90s grunge influence on fashion.

"This season [the dark lip] is much more fresh and modern," says Nars International's lead makeup stylist, Uzo, who created makeup looks for several runway shows during New York Fashion Week. "Formulas are not as matte. They are creamier and glossier, which changes the look and...

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