5 Lipstick Shades You’ll Want To Wear To Every Party This Season

If you’re anything like us, you love a good holiday party—we even plan our beauty looks and outfits to match weeks in advance. If you’re planning your party look as we speak, consider these 5 cocktail-ready lipstick shades. Whether you prefer the perfect nude or something with a little kick, these are the shades that will get you noticed at any holiday soiree and beyond. Flip through to shop our favorite lipstick shades, then head over here to see the outfits.

Let Your Lips Do The Talking

Photographer: Jason Maughan

Model: Marta Pozzan

Hair and makeup: Glamsquad

Art director: Christian David

Stylist: Nicky Deam

Glossy Rose Gold

Infusing the tiniest bit of glitter into your makeup look is the perfect way to get noticed this holiday-party season. Opt for a high shine, sparkly lipstick in a shade of nude to make a statement without going too overboard.

Urban Decay Vice Lipstick Vintage Capsule Collection In Roach

$17

Nordstrom

Marc Jacobs Beauty Hi-Shine Gloss Lip Lacquer Lipgloss In Taboo

$28

Neiman Marcus

Laura Mercier Stick Gloss In Peony

$25

Saks Fifth Avenue

Extra-Dark Purple

For the girls who love experimenting with their beauty look, a deep purple, almost blackberry-colored lipstick is modern and so on trend. Keep the rest of your makeup neutral (a cat eye at the most) to pull off this bold lip.

Velvet Matte Lip Colour In Eton Moi

$90

Christian Louboutin Beaute

Lipslique In Au Courant 18

$34

Sephora

Lip Lust Crème Lipstick In The Violet

$42

Oribe

Classic Red

You can never go wrong with a classic red lip. For holiday parties, the brighter the shade the better.

Rouge Cream Lipstick In We Have To Talk

$13

Sephora

Vernis À Lèvres Glossy Stain In Rouge Laque

$36

Yves Saint Laurent Beauty

Dior Addict Lipstick In Riviera

$35

Saks Fifth Avenue

True Nude

Never underestimate the power of a nude lip. Choose one with pink undertones to avoid looking washed out.

Lip Color In Blush Nude

$52

Tom Ford Beauty

Burberry Beauty Full Kisses Lipstick In English Rose No.529

$30

Saks Fifth Avenue

Femme Rouge Velvet Crème Lipstick In Mural

$30

Hourglass

Deep Berry

Between the super-dark blackberry shade and the classic red, this deep magenta-purple lipstick has bright undertones to make your look pop without stepping too far out of your comfort zone.

Lipstick Queen All That Jazz Lipstick In Paint The Town

$30

Net-A-Porter

Big & Sexy Bold Gel Lipstick In Vampy Plum

$22

Buxom

Audacious Lipstick In Liv

$32

NARS