The easiest way to turn up the heat in the cold weather? Throw on some glossy red lips and a cat eye!
Inspired by François Nars’ work on the Marc Jacobs Fall 2009 runway, here is my take on the 80s cat eye look.
French actress Brigitte Bardot is unanimously one of the biggest sex symbols in the 50s and 60s and the original bombshell. Even until now, millions and millions of women try to copy her signature look – sexy bed hair, thick apricot lips and my personal favorite, smoky cat eyes.
Smoldering cat eyes can elongate and lift the eyes for a sexy, youthful appearance. The look works on all ethnicity and eye shapes plus you can wear the line thin or thick to work with different looks.
Read on to find out how you can create the basic cat eye in 5 easy steps.
At the Fall 2009 show, Karl Lagerfeld mixed in the popular ’80s theme we see this season with futurism. He kept his pieces tailored and added in a military twist with “bridge shoulders” and fur helmets.