It was clear on the 2016 CMA Awards red carpet that dark, sultry lipstick was the name of the game—a very refreshing departure from awards shows past. Let's give the bubble-gum pinks and fire-engine reds a break, shall we?
Everyone from Kelsea Ballerini (who was looking very fit) to Haley Orrrantia and Carli Manchaca were wearing the trend, inspiring us to try the bold look with our cozy sweaters, leggings and over-the-knee boots. You know, the everyday fall uniform.
Too Faced Melted Matte in Evil Twin, $21
NYX Cosmetics Round Case Lipstick in Snow White, $3.99
Urban Decay Vice Lipstick in Shame, $17
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Kat Von D Studded Kiss Lipstick in Poe, $21
Mac Lipstick in Party Line, $17
Smashbox Always on Matte Liquid Lipstick in Disorderly, $24