Milan Fashion Week Beauty Trends You Can Actually Wear

Milan Fashion Week has officially come to an end but before we shift our undivided attention to Paris, we should take a moment to stop and appreciate all the beauty trends we saw on runway this past week. From graphic liner to half top knots, there was plenty of inspiration to spark some beauty creativity. We narrowed down the best looks from the runway that you can copy for everyday wear.

1. All eyes are on pops of color: From Cividini to Max Mara, color splashed on the runway in some unexpected & refreshing ways. Whether on the eyelid or above the cheeks, bright colorful hues brought an edge and youthfulness to the runway. While bright blue eyeshadow may not be appropriate for the workplace, you can simplify this trend by subtly adding color along or below your waterline. You can also add a splash of color by dusting a tiny bit of shadow on the inner corners of your eye. Once the weekend arrives, go to town and be playful with color! A tip? Less is more when it comes to the rest of your makeup. This will allow your eyes to dominate.

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Photo: Pop Sugar

2. Glitter is a GO: Get your glitter on, ladies! DKNY, Fendi and others did not hold back on making magic on the runway with glitter. Glitter lips made a statement and while you may definitely not see this trend out and about on a Tuesday afternoon, it sure makes for a fun Friday night. Can’t get behind glitter lips? Don’t be afraid of adding a little glitter to your eyeshadow routine. A tip to pulling this trend off? Wear it confidently. The Hadid sisters owned their glitter lips on the runway and you can do the same.


Photo: Vogue

3. Bob Haircuts are IN: Long hair is always beautiful, but there’s something about a bob haircut that can make you look professional and polished. Pair a bob cut with a deep side part and you’ll look ready to take on the world. A good tip for going short? Make sure you know what type of haircut flatters your face shape best. If you plan on keeping a bob for a while, stay on top of your hair appointments to keep the ends looking fresh and healthy. Pomade and anti-humidity hair spray will be go-to products when it comes to styling.


Photo: Allure

4. Accessories rule: Both Bottega Veneta and Marni made a splash on the runway with accessories. Large, colorful earrings, barrettes, and head pieces were seen consistently throughout the week and reminded us how fun wearing accessories can be. The best part of this beauty trend is that it instantly elevates even the simplest of outfits. Here’s a good tip for choosing the right accessories: Look for statement pieces that are versatile and can be worn with different colors and outfits in your wardrobe.


Photo: Allure

5. Classic Italian Beauty is Timeless: Dolce & Gabbana brought a little romance to the runway with dark, red lips, floral hair pieces and lace. A look that is always timeless, this trend requires little fuss. Red lips will never go out of style, so keep one in your makeup bag at all times. Dress up your bun with chandelier-style earrings and don’t be afraid of adding some flowers for a feminine touch. A small tip? Full brows complete this classic look.


Photo: Pop Sugar

​What runway trends did you love from Milan Fashion Week? Share with us and comment below!



Liz Cabrera


Liz Cabrera is a skin care enthusiast who has worked at Planet Beauty for 10 years. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Creative Writing from the University of California, Long Beach. She has a love for film, jazz and the Humor boards on Pinterest. 


Cindy Lance (not verified) on Tue, 09/27/2016 - 9:12pm
I love the red lips and flowers! It's so pretty!
Liz Cabrera on Wed, 09/28/2016 - 9:27am
Me too. It's one of my favorite looks in general!
Alicia S D' Garcia (not verified) on Tue, 09/27/2016 - 10:14pm
Love glitter, but everything in moderation, thanks for all the latest tips
Liz Cabrera on Wed, 09/28/2016 - 9:27am
You're welcome! I agree, little hints of glitter can be beautiful.
Rachel Rollins (not verified) on Tue, 09/27/2016 - 10:32pm
Loving the bright color trend! It's fun to shake things up every once in a while!
Liz Cabrera on Wed, 09/28/2016 - 9:24am
Absolutely! I think it's a trend that we should wear confidently!
Natalie Carlisle (not verified) on Wed, 09/28/2016 - 12:48am
Beautifully written! "Red lips will never go out of style" couldn't agree with you more!
Liz Cabrera on Wed, 09/28/2016 - 9:25am
Thank you! I think red lipstick always works like magic when you need a little pick-me-up.
Kari McClung (not verified) on Wed, 09/28/2016 - 6:22am
I'm excited to wear hair accessories & pops of color & to see more of all of these trends!
Liz Cabrera on Wed, 09/28/2016 - 9:22am
I agree! It adds a little sparkle to your step!
Timona Tulley (not verified) on Wed, 09/28/2016 - 9:21am
i LOVE the glitter, so beautiful!
Liz Cabrera on Thu, 09/29/2016 - 10:22am
You can use glitter in so many different ways, too!
Shawny Thomas (not verified) on Wed, 09/28/2016 - 4:33pm
Love the pop of color, accessories, and glitter!!
Amanda Contento (not verified) on Wed, 09/28/2016 - 7:28pm
I like watching these types of shows and reading about the newest trends. I may not follow them but I like learning about them
Liz Cabrera on Thu, 09/29/2016 - 10:23am
It's always fun to see what types of trends are making a comeback or being reinvented! I think it's fun to get creative with beauty on the runway, too.
Edna fitch (not verified) on Wed, 09/28/2016 - 7:47pm
I love the glitter!
Kim Bakos (not verified) on Wed, 09/28/2016 - 8:22pm
I love knowing that accessories are IN
Liz Cabrera on Thu, 09/29/2016 - 10:24am
Me too! It may be time to add some new earrings to my collection.
joy bennett (not verified) on Wed, 09/28/2016 - 8:47pm
love bright colors!
Liz Cabrera on Thu, 09/29/2016 - 10:24am
Bright colors can really make a look stand out and pop!

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