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Adele Wins Best Retro Beauty Look in BellaSugar Beauty Awards

Why Adele's Vintage Beauty Feels So Fresh

There are not many people who can take something old and bring it back as a new trend, but Adele does it flawlessly. This British beauty borrows from the '60s, wearing winged eyeliner and matte crimson lips in a fun, fresh way. Who better to highlight as our first-ever Best Retro Style winner? Watch now to see why she's as inspiring as she is gorgeous.

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How do you wear retro hair and make up without looking dated? We've found one star who does it right every single time. Think thick black eye liner ruby lips, and a set of pipes straight out of the sixties. She borrows from the past, but makes it feel completely modern, which is why Adele has the best retro look. They say that living well is the best revenge. and Adele proves that right. She turned heartbreak into fame with the phenomenal success of her second album "Twenty One". It won six Grammys and held the number one spot longer than any other album from the past twenty years. Whether in her music videos or performing on stage. She borrows heavily from decades past, wearing bouffants, winged eyeliner and classic red lips. and no detail goes unnoticed for this glamor queen. She also sets manicure trends with pointed nails and blunt cut at the Grammy's she even matched her nails to her glittery Vuitton heels with a sparkling top coat and red polish underneath. But what would we find most beautiful about Adele is her confidence. After designer Carl Lagerfeld said Adele was talented but "a little too fat," she responded with poise saying, "I've never wanted to look like models on the cover of magazines. I represent the majority of women, She's clearly a modern woman, which is why she worked the retro look so well, and we can't wait and see what other record she is going to break. of all of our winners of the Bella Sugar Beauty Awards

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William-Miranda William-Miranda 3 years
The red on the bottom side of the nails is genius!  I love this woman!
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