Beauty Street Style For an NYFW State of Mind

While designers were showing their marvelous collections tucked inside tents and buildings scattered across New York City, London, Milan, and Paris for Fall Fashion Weeks last February, there was an even greater spectacle occurring between shows. The ladies who peacock twice a year during Fashion Month dictate the trends just as much as — if not more than — the designers' creations. We saw a bevy of beauties last year and couldn't help but look back for some inspiration to cure our Winter beauty blues.

In honor of New York Fashion Week starting Wednesday, we rounded up the best street style looks from past seasons.

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Tucked away inside her Winter-appropriate fur-lined jacket, this woman gave us just a hint of Spring across her lips.

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Anna Wintour's bob looked just as sleek as usual as she walked about Lincoln Center.

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New York

Maria Dueñas kept cozy under her cap with her flowing, mussy hair.

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Don't be afraid of pigment! Stella Rose paired her pastel hair with a punchy pink lipstick for an all-around gorgeous look.

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Pompadours are a fashion lover's best friend, and this woman's modified version is a great way to do the trend without feeling like you're trying too hard.

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Even though this model was juggling a lot in her hands, she still managed to look flawless in a moody lip tone and tousled waves.

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Even bundled up, this woman's poppy pink lips paired perfectly with her orange sweatshirt.

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A classic red lipstick looked gorgeous on Michelle Blowe.

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All it takes is a matte red lip to make any ensemble more stylish.

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A rainy day calls for some strategic updos, and a milkmaid braid is the perfect pick.

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A printed head scarf also provides some chic and sensible protection from the rain.

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Leandra Medine, aka The Man Repeller, showed off her more classic side with a pop of red on her lips and bouncy waves.

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A bleached pixie cut got the vintage treatment with cat-eye sunglasses and beautiful peach lipstick.

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Who says you can't wear beachy waves in Winter? Grunge them up with a Nirvana t-shirt, and you're good to go.

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Aimee Song's Winter-white ensemble and sleek strands got an instant shot of life with a swipe of pink lipstick.

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Flawlessly styled, this young woman's pixie looked even sweeter coupled up with glossy pink lipstick.

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New York

Danielle Bernstein of We Wore What gave a good case for hanging onto ombré this Spring.

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New York

When flurries are floating around, that doesn't mean your makeup has to be ho-hum, something Corri McFadden proved.

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A fresh-faced, dewy glow got an instant lift with bold brows and pink lipstick.

London

London

With baby blue on her nails and purple in her hair, blogger Marianne Theodorsen looked cute and cozy.

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London

We can't get over the clever way this woman used a bandana to style her braids in a hair-raising way.

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London

A classic red lip looked current with Jessica Wakeman's textured hair.

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London

Peony Lim tied a head scarf in her braid for a glamorous accent.

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Who says femininity has to stop with your lipstick? Tasty cakes and bunnies made for a fabulous fascinator.

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London

Marie Jensen was the epitome of the modern pinup with her impossibly deep red lips and crimson bandana.

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Milan

The lob is just as lovely in Milan, as model Marte Mei Van Haaster proved here.

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Milan

Model Daphne Groeneveld showed off her fierce, hot-off-the-runway look, complete with deep purple lips and a sleek French braid.

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Milan

We can't get over how cool this matching purple lipstick looked on Lindsey Wixson.

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Milan

A swipe of lipstick was all model Grace Bol needed to look amazingly gorgeous and current.

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Blue accents made this look electric.

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The lips on this gal's jacket matched her red lipstick perfectly!

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A gorgeous short crop paired well with red lips.

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Paris

A postshow Emma Burger took crimping to a whole new level.

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Paris

Gelled-back hair and hot-pink lips looked darling on Antonina Vasylchenko.

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Paris

Claudia Gillies's blunt-banged bob is the kind of cut that will be forever fashionable.

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Protecting your hair from inclement weather is easy with a patterned scarf.

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Paris

Berry lips, like Elisa Baudoin sported here, are the perfect way to take your look from Fall to Spring.

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Paris

Purple pigtail braids on Marijera Hamasaki. Need we say more?

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Paris

The only possible pairing for Yulia Terenti's incredible chapeau? Darkly hued oxblood lips, of course.

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Don't let your two-toned hair deter you from test-driving color in your makeup. This girl chose a pop of fuchsia across her lips.

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Peekaboo! Peony Lim's netted headband was an unexpectedly stylish sight to see.

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A boyish bowl cut got a touch of femininity with a pearlescent pink lipstick.

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A turquoise-blue manicure is the perfect Spring accessory.

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A floppy hat look isn't quite complete without a dose of red lip color.