Fall is a time for not only darkening your wardrobe, but also your lipstick. If you're tired of the tried and true berry and oxblood shades, it's time to take a leap into black. It's not just for Halloween or that goth phase you went through in middle school; black lipstick is edgy-cool and can be worn for everyday. (Ahem, just ask dark lipstick lover, Rihanna.) We've narrowed it down to the nine best black lipsticks on the market that are sure to tempt even you classic pink- and red-lipped ladies to take a walk on the dark side.
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This beautiful knotted updo with chain detailed was inspired by one of Jennifer Lawrence's many flawless hair days. Follow this step-by-step tutorial to recreate it yourself.
Keep your walking art on display with this wall-mounted shoe holder! What better way to make sure you don't forget about those lime green heels you didn't need. You can proudly display them on your shoe shelf, which also doubles as home decor.
You can make this casual half updo in the time it takes to tie a knot. Really! It's easy, fresh, and perfect for any day, outfit, or social gathering!
Jump on the low knot bun look while it's hot this summer. The low knot is so versatile and perfect for those moments when you're in a hurry. It works for any ocassion and is great worn dressed up or down. Try wearing a low knot for a summer evening out on the town or even as a wedding hairstyle. Follow these super easy steps to create your low knot bun!
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The smokey eye is an intimidating makeup look women have been steering away from for years. But just like a pair of classic black stilettos or Bradley Cooper in a tailored suit, smokey eye makeup is extremely sexy. With this tutorial, the combination of sultry, dark eyeshadow and thick eyeliner is easy enough for anybody to do.
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Summer weddings are overrated. For the bride who's getting ready to tie the knot in the winter months, these wedding nails offer a touch of elegance and poise that are perfect for chilly weather and simple winter whites. Celebrate the best day of your life with these wedding nails, and make sure your nails are as ready for your big day as you are.
A '70s-inspired silhouette with a slightly scalloped toe strap, the patent leather, platform Stuart Weitzman Realdeal Sandal puts ...a modern twist on a retro style. Patent leather upper 3.25-inch block heel 1.5-inch platform Scalloped toe strap... read more
A statement shoe popularized by this style's famous namesake, the Stuart Weitzman Swifty Sandal features a covered block heel, ruc...hed toe strap, and ballet-inspired ankle tie. Suede upper Covered block heel Ruched toe strap Ankle tie Open toe Leather... read more
The versatile and fashionable ara Raizel 34607 Slingback Sandal should be part of every shoe collection, as it goes well with dres...ses, skirts and jeans. The soft padded insole provides maximum wearing comfort. Slingback strap Padded Insole. read more
Stunning slide with leather upper. Has double adjustable straps for a more secure fit.
Black leather tie knot mules from No21.
Classic and elegant, these black silk satin and leather embellished knot sandals from No21 are the perfect addition to add a touch... of sparkle to any look. These shoes feature a slip-on style, an open toe, a branded insole, a jewel studded low block heel and crystal embellished knotted design. read more
No21 fuses their impeccable Italian craftsmanship with a contemporary take on what modern-day fashion means. Dazzle this party sea...son in these dusty pink velvet embellished knotted bow sandals from No21 featuring a jewel encrusted ankle strap, a signature knotted bow to the front, an open toe, a branded insole and a high stiletto heel. read more
Classic and elegant, these olive green slippers from No21 are a perfect addition to add a touch of sparkle to any winter look. The... twisted satin bow design seen on these creations can be seen throughout the brand's AW17 collection, and has become synonymous with the brand. These satin sandals from No21 also feature an open toe, a branded insole, and a very low jewel studded block heel. read more
White leather knotted stiletto sandals from No21.
White PVC knotted slider sandals from No21.
Navy PVC and rubber knotted slider sandals from No21.
Black leather embellished sandals from No21.
With a playfully romantic aesthetic and the unmistakable elegance of an Italian brand, N°21's designs show how modern tailoring ca...n be transformed into sultry pieces fit for any 21st Century woman's wardrobe. These black knot front pumps are crafted from leather and feature a pointed toe, a high stiletto heel, a slingback ankle strap, a side buckle fastening and a branded insole. read more
Black velvet wrap tie mules from No21.
Step into this season in style with these black silk folded detail sandals from No21 featuring a high heel, an open toe and a slip...-on style. read more
Step into this season in style with these black silk satin platform sandals from No21 featuring a high heel, a platform sole, an o...pen toe, a knot detail and an ankle strap. read more
50's and 60's references blend with a contemporary, urban appeal in N°21's AW18 collection covetable collection filled with sparkl...ing details and glamorous accents. Tailored in Italy, these feminine and elegant knotted pumps from No21 feature a pointed toe, a knot detail, a branded insole and a kitten heel. read more
Taupe grey leather embellished sandals from No21.
Black leather buckled detailing platform sandals from No21.
Black calf leather and leather buckle slide sandals from No21 featuring an open toe and a flat heel.
Modernity and femininity are two qualities that the N°21 brand effortlessly fuse together to create elegant conceptual pieces. Alt...ernating between form-fitting garments in structured fabrics and flowing silhouettes crafted from more delicate materials, Alessandro Dell'Acqua can evoke a sense of luxurious Italian sophistication through his inspiring collections. These nude patent leather embroidered sandals from No21 feature crystal embellishments, multiple ankle straps with side fastenings, a tapered high heel, an open toe and a branded insole. read more
Gold-tone and silver-tone leather and calf leather metallic ruffled sandals from No21.
Multicolour leather and wool checked sandals from No21.
Modern femininity is a quality that No21 employs throughout its womenswear collections. These copper-tone knot front slingback pum...ps are crafted from leather and satin and feature a flat rubber sole, a slingback ankle strap and a branded insole. read more
No21 combines sharp tailoring with a playful sport-luxe aesthetic, as well as fusing masculine elements with feminine silhouettes ...to create a cool-girl aesthetic. Nude satin knot detail mules from No21 featuring a slingback strap, pointed toe, a high heel, front knot detail and branded insole. read more
No21 fuses their impeccable Italian craftsmanship with a contemporary take on what modern-day fashion means. These powder pink sil...k and leather knotted mules from No21 feature a slip-on style, an open toe, a branded insole and a high stiletto heel. read more