Gucci Just Took Glitter Lips To A Whole New 3D Level

Forget plain old glitter, it's time to bring the bling back with Gucci's jewel-encrusted lips

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When is OTT ok? When it's Gucci darling.

Throwing everything but the kitchen sink at his AW17 collection, Alessandro Michele sent one hell of a show down the Milan runway.

Between the fairytale chainmail morph suits, cat-handle parasols and the Toontown-style prints, Michele still managed to squeeze in the most too-much dreamy makeup look of fashion week so far.

And we loved it.

Creating individual hair and makeup looks for each model (and there were over 100 of them FYI), Michele's more-is-more vision included sequin tears, Farrah Fawcett flicks, nose bars and bejewelled talons, to name just a few.


But the look we're a little bit obsessed with? Jewel encrusted lips.

Taking last season's trend for glitter lips to a whole new 3D level, makeup artists applied a mix of ruby red and silver jewels directly onto models' lips.

Think disco ball meets Dorothy's slippers and you've nailed it.

Ever the master of reinventing geek chic with a glam twist, Michele contrasted models' embellished pouts with super fresh skin, and in some cases, even a pair of specs. The lesson? Eyes or lips people.

Do as Gucci does and up the ethereal doll-like ante by drawing on an exaggerated pointy cupid's bow in red lip liner pre-sequin application.

And remember, embellished lips are for whenever, not just for Christmas.

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