Wearable Autumn makeup trends straight from the runway

The beauty seen on the runways of Fashion Week AW19 was all about the gorgeous shades of Autumn – warm oranges and rusts, deep reds and copper, bronze and gold. We saw the return of a few classics like the timeless smokey eye and the red lip, but each classic look was accompanied by a modern twist.

These wearable makeup looks are easy to create at home and, unlike a lot of what is seen on the runways, you can actually wear it daily – whether it’s to the office, for coffee or for shopping. We’re here for Autumn makeup and these are the looks we’ll be recreating at home:

Matty Bovan

Image from elle.com.

A pop of colour to the centre of the lips lights up the face. Keep the rest of your makeup natural to ensure the lips take centre stage.

Get the look at home:
L.A. Girl Lipify Stylo in Blaze, R99.95 │ essence velvet matte lipstick in duck face, R49.00 │ Lancôme Rouge In Love Lipstick in #181N Rouge Saint Honore, R340.00 │ essence melted chrome liquid lipstick in copper dropper, R59.00.

Antonio Marras

Image from elle.com.

Glowing skin, stained lips, orange lids and barely-there peachy cheeks were the order of the day at Antonio Marras. Super simple to create yourself, this look can easily transcend autumn and remain throughout winter, too.

Get the look at home:
CATRICE Prisma Chrome Lipstick in Rusty Rose, R99.95 │ Benefit Cha Cha Tint, R475.00 │ Dr Hauschka Eyeshadow in Amber, R345.00 │ Palladio Herbal Matte Lipstick in Regal Café, R99.95.


Image from allure.com.

Bronze, bronze, bronze! An almost sun-kissed look for autumn, these warm metallics on the cheeks and eyelids are balanced by darker red lips. Though we love this look for daytime, we’d save it for Friday nights.

Get the look at home:
Palladio 4Ever + Ever Intense Lip Paint in Serendipity, R115.00 │ CATRICE Art Coleurs Eyeshadow in Ashton Copper, R54.95 │ Benefit Dallas Dusty Rose Blush, R445.00 │ GOSH 9 Shades Shadow Collection in To Rock Down Under, R283.00.


Image from elle.com.

Seemingly make-up free complexions are adorned with light brown eyeshadow and a glossy lip stain. Easy, quick and eye-catching – just the way we like it.

Get the look at home:
Sorbet Eye To Eye Eyeshadow Quad in Cocoa Crush, R180.00 │ Mavala Crayon Lumiere in Beige Biscuit, R187.00 │ Mavala Mini Nail Colour in Sienna Red, R87.00.

Tom Ford

Image from glamourmagazine.co.uk.

Oh how we love a sultry smokey eye with a twist! Tom Ford models wore shades of rust, orange and terracotta on their lids, paired with nude lips and plenty of mascara.

Get the look at home:
Urban Decay Naked Reloaded Eyeshadow Palette, R695.00 │ Almay Palette Pops in Naturalista, R349.95 │ L.A. Girl Eye Lux Mesmerizing in Energize, R99.95.

5 Responses

  1. Autumn warm tones! A lot of people underestimate autumn trends but they are simply stunning. Loving the bronze looks and make up products specifically got my eye on the Sorbet Eyeshadow Quad

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