That's the message we're getting from the recently wrapped Paris Couture Week, where the runway was dominated by one key beauty look: look-at-me lids. Outshone only by the shimmering gowns on display, eyes sparkled with iridescent shadows, gilt with glimmering liner and tinged with intense pigment. Lips, meanwhile, took a backseat - goodbye, vibrant fuchsia and welcome back, nude.

Trending at Paris Couture: metallic eye make-up

Versace Haute Couture

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Beauty buffs bored of the pervasive 'no make-up make-up' trend can take their colour cues from make-up maven Pat McGrath, who dreamed up a vivid green/gold eye for Versace's enchanting show. Gold lids glistened at Elie Saab as well, where Tom Pecheux gave models a modern, metallic update on the original cat-eye. At Fendi, Dior's Peter Philips had an ice queen moment, giving his girls eyes smattered with silver sparkle.  

Trending at Paris Couture: metallic eye make-up

Elie Saab Haute Couture

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A sure sign that this is a trend that's here to stay, the major beauty houses have released brand new metallic eye make-up. Try YSL, Dior and Revlon's intense liquid shadows for saturated shine or Estee Lauder and Sisley's new metallic liners for a just a hint of shimmer. Here's everything you need to update your night-out kit:

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