While red lipstick is a mainstay in our list of must-haves for makeup, every season the trend gets an update whether it be in the form of a statement formula or a hot new shade. On the runways of Missoni, Custo Barcelona, Dior and Gucci, red took on a darker personality in hues of wine, brick and berries, all in rich opaque formulas. Best when paired with bare, glowing skin, the best part about using the shade is that when you wear red, you can afford to wear little else.
We pick our top five dark reds of the holiday collections to get you started. Click on the photo gallery to see the products.