BEAUTY

The Looks of Love


Valentine’s Day beauty can be as simple as a subtle cat-eye and as outrageous as a full face of reds, blues, and pinks. Here, our favorite moments from the W archives.

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Rule #1: Lighting is everything.Miley Cyrus Laid Bare” photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, styled by Edward Enninful; W Magazine March 2014.

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Be simply irresistible with a cool smoky eye.Drew Barrymore” photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, styled by Alex White; W Magazine April 2009.

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Go retro with a red lip. Ashley Smith in “Sweet & Vicious” photographed by Alasdair McLellan, styled by Jane How; W Magazine August 2010.

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Give him big hair.Brad and Angelina: Domestic Bliss” photographed by Steven Klein; W Magazine July 2005.

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Pick a long-lasting lip color that won’t stain flowers or collars. Fan Bingbing in “No.1 Fan” photographed by Ellen von Unwerth, styled by Patrick Mackie; W Magazine November 2013.

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Couple kohl-rimmed eyes with a smooth side part. Lara Stone in “His is Hers” photographed by David Bailey, styled by Alex White; W Magazine October 2010.

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Glowing skin is never a turn off.Eva Mendes” photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, styled by Alex White; W Magazine July 2010.

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Go for glamour. Always. Anna Jagodzinska in “Face Time” photographed by Craig McDean, styled by Alex White; W Magazine July 2010.

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Impress Ryan with a subtle cat-eye.Michelle Williams & Ryan Gosling: Heart to Heart” photographed by Inez Van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin; W Magazine October 2010.

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Blue is the coolest color when it comes to holiday lids. Jessica Stam in “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” photographed by Willy Vanderperre, styled by Olivier Rizzo; W Magazine January 2013.

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Channel Mrs. Robinson with vintage lingerie and a day-old blowout.Madonna: Blame it on Rio” photographed by Steven Klein, styled by Arianne Phillips; W Magazine March 2009.

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Remember that bigger is better.The Girly Show” photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, styled by Edward Enninful; W Magazine March 2012.