The Coolest Beauty Looks You Probably Missed At NYFW

A brief recap of what we learned at Fall/Winter 2018 New York Fashion Week: Western fringe can work on your manicure, millennial pink is officially out, and athleisure hair is the new tousled beach wave. But those are just the trends we spotted backstage or on the actual runway — and there’s one crucial part of the scene, low-key packed with beauty inspiration, that hasn’t been accounted for. Yet.

Now’s the time to turn your attention to the front row, because with over 300 shows on the official fashion calendar and audiences so large even insiders find themselves in standing-room only, it’d be a mistake to ignore the budding beauty trends sitting inches away from the runway.

Fortunately, with the fashion circus moving on to London after today, we’re finally able to take a moment to appreciate some of the best looks we almost missed this week, from Margot Robbie’s moody eye makeup to Lupita Nyong’o’s pink liner at Calvin Klein’s popcorn world. Ahead, the 17 front-row looks you’ll want to copy ASAP…

The asymmetrical bob and crystal adornments that ignited our Kelela obsession in the first place are officially back. The “LMK” singer paired the accessories with fresh, glowing skin.

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According to a recent Instagram post, this shadow look — dubbed the “jalapeño lemonade” — is Kehlani’s recent favorite. There’s no better place than front row at Jeremy Scott to pull out the fiery combination again.

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Justine Skye’s signature purple hair complements just about every look, but it’s this jewel-toned smoky eye that deserves a hundred screenshots.

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Pair a fresh vacation glow with cherry-red lipstick and you’ll convince everyone that running all over Manhattan is glamorous. Just ask Maggie Q.

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A happy accident if there ever was one: 2 Dope Queens’ Jessica Williams and Riverdale ‘s Ashleigh Murray both showed up to Tibi with matching Afros and dewy skin. (Oh, and yellow dresses.)

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Model Paloma Elsesser kept her look chill at Gypsy Sport, but her metallic purple lipstick is hard to ignore.

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No red-bottom heels, but plenty of glow: Cardi B made a statement sitting front and center at Prabal Gurung with waist-length waves and lashes for days.

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Laverne Cox matched her lipstick to her smoking jacket with this monochromatic red look before taking a seat at Prabal Gurung.

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Alex Belle and Isis Valentino of St. Beauty brought the physical embodiment of a glow-up to Prabal Gurung. Our only question: What highlighter are they wearing?

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Spotted: Lupita Nyong’o rocking a pink upside down liner before making her way through Calvin Klein’s popcorn apocalypse.

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Millie Bobby Brown proved that she’s the MVP of mermaid smoky eyes and catching A$AP Rocky off guard.

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Our next night out just got a lot cooler, thanks to Margot Robbie and her moody-makeup inspiration.

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Put together together two of last year’s raddest trends — faux bangs and a blotted lip — and you’ve got Rowan Blanchard’s Calvin Klein style.

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Zendaya proved that sometimes, all you really need is a classic red lip and perfectly groomed arches.

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Blake Lively and her dramatic lashes stole the show before the show even started.

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Blond hair, dark brows, and a candy-pink lip is a formula for front-row success the Emily Blunt way.

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Never underestimate a glossy highlight and an even glossier pink lip, as seen on Olivia Palermo.

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It’s official: Jourdan Dunn and all things ultra violet is our 2018 aesthetic.

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