When it comes to strong lips, red is the new red. “This is the first time in 27 years I’ve done a red lip,” said designer Michael Kors, of the crimson pout created for his show by Dick Page. He wasn’t alone—designers on both sides of the Atlantic opted for the classic glamour of a cherry mouth. What did change was the texture: matte at Luella; shiny at Kors, Thakoon and Proenza Schouler; glossy at Natascha Stolle, and glittery at Gaspard Yurkievich.
This story first appeared in the November 14, 2008 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.