Greg Kessler

The Right Way To Match Your Makeup To Your Outfit


Matchy-matchy styling can be a major don’t (we do not, for instance, encourage coordinating your eye shadow to your dress and pumps), but there is actually an incredibly chic way to pull it off. In fact, it’s becoming one of our favorite styling tricks for instant cool factor. Whether you have a big day at the office or are planning a hot look for date night, these same-color pairings hit just the right note.


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For The Office

Playing with bright accessories is office appropriate without being boring. Match a dewy blush in an orange shade to a bold leather belt.

Cerys Shantung Wide-Leg Pants



Cotton Oxford Shirt



Calfskin Double-Prong Belt in Bright Orange


Ralph Lauren

Yves Saint Laurent Baby Doll Kiss & Blush Lips & Cheeks in Orange Fougueux



For Date Night

On date night, you want to look sexy and cool without looking like you're trying too hard. Wear a simple jumpsuit paired with a patterned clutch that matches your winged-out eyeliner.

Printed Textured Leather Clutch


Burberry Prorsum

Duchesse Satin Jumpsuit


Maison Margiela

Dior Addict It-Line in Purple




A metallic mini is a great go-to for girls' night out. Pair it with a slouchy tee and an equally shiny eye shadow.

Jazz Crocheted And Lurex Mini Skirt



Magnificent Metals Foil Finish Eye Shadow in Titanium


Stila Cosmetics

Modal and cotton-blend jersey T-shirt



For A Black Tie Dinner

Make a statement when you show up to your next black-tie event. Pair a red dress with a sheer layer of the same shade on your lips.

XL Square Wire Gold Plated Cuff


Jennifer Fisher

Silk Cady Dress



Rouge Nouveau Weightless Lip Colour in Sexy


Laura Mercier