Fall 2014 Beauty Preview

Expect to hear the mournful cries of lipstick lovers this season. Autumn/winter 2014 is all about eyes. To really make eyes pop, other features get toned down–in most cases. Here are a few trends that appeared repeatedly on the AW14 runways at NYFW. Expect to see a lot of these, in many different iterations, come fall.

fall2014-lashesMajor lashes: Gucci, Prada, and Rochas (pictured above) sent models down the runways with major falsies (even on the bottom of the eyes). Opt for a big, volumizing mascara or dramatic falsies to get the look. (Image via ELLE)

fall14-cateyeExaggerated Cat Eyes: Extend the wing of your cat eyeliner out even further to get a bold swipe of black on upper lids. Another emerging trend: loading black liner onto your bottom lids and blending it into the wing, as seen here at Christian Siriano. (Image via imaxtree/Matteo Volta)

fall14-ponytailsPonytails: Detailed ponytails, like this one at Fendi, popped up repeatedly. But if you’re not into tricking out your pony, basic ‘tails were everywhere, too. (Photo credit: Sonny Vandevelde)

fall14-blueBlue Shadow & Liner: Blue was the hue of choice on the runways. Here, at the Christian Dior show, it was amped up with chunky glitter and accented by blue mascara-coated lashes for a monochromatic effect. (Photo credit: Kevin Tachman)

fall14-metallicsMetallics: Whether you accent eyes or lips (or both, as seen at Rodarte), metallic finishes were big. (Image via imaxtree)

What do you think of the fall trends? Which one(s) are you most likely to wear in real life?

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