Lady GaGa first with the lilac lip!

05 February 2009

Lady Gaga lilac lipsZac Posen backstage

First thoughts on seeing this picture of Lady GaGa out and about in London last night: what is she wearing? And for once, we're not talking about her rhinestone pants. But though you'd be forgiven for thinking Lady GaGa got a little too lipstick happy, those lilac lips are actually seriously fashion-forward. Zac Posen was first to showcase metallic lilac lips at his S/S '09 show in New York (above). Lilac eyes popped up at Aquascutum and there was all over lilac at Jonathan Saunders and Blugirl. So we've been waiting to see who'd be the first beauty brave enough to translate this trend from the catwalk and on to the streets. We should have guessed it'd be our fast-emerging fashionista Lady GaGa really. But perhaps we could offer one little piece of advice? Lilac lips rock enough on their own. They don't need the matching jacket, gloves and hair-bow...


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