With the start of Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday, we are channeling Italian-girl style in our beauty regimes. What, you may ask, does this entail? Well, where French girls go with a je ne sais quoi approach to beauty with a swipe of mascara and chic bedhead tresses, Italian girls go for Fellini-esque cool cat eyes, bold brows and wavy locks. The ultimate result is Sophia Loren meets Gigi Hadid. Sign us up.
According to Tom Ford, "the eyebrow is the key to a beautiful face." If this isn't reason enough to get an eyebrow pencil in your kit, we don't know what is!
Photo: Tom Ford Fall 2015, Courtesy
Effortless Cat Eye
Liquid eyeliner paired with a steady hand and a tiny bit of patience is all you need to land this elegant look.
Photo: Prada Spring 2015, Getty Images
Rose Embellished Bun
Weddings and—well—Coachella aren't the only occasions for wearing flowers in your hair. Make this romantic accessory the final touch to a messy bun before your next dinner date.
Photo: Dolce & Gabbana Spring 2015, First Look
Get quintessential Italian-girl hair by creating glamorous curls with rollers or an oversize curling iron.
Photo: Burberry Prorsum Fall 2015, Courtesy
This checklist will change your entire look overnight: oversize curling iron, liquid eye liner, eyebrow pencil and bobby pins to tack the flowers. Stock these necessities, and you're good to go!