The summer solstice is still a couple of days away, but Ruby Aldridge is already channeling the red-hot vibes of the most incandescent season. The model attended WorldPride's summer kickoff party in New York City last night in a monochromatic look that cemented carmine as the makeup color to watch in the coming months—the better to match the rising temperatures.
Framed by a mane of brushed-out brunette waves—textured matte and rumpled, as if born of a strong beach breeze—Aldridge's high-impact palette began with a liberal swipe of crimson lipstick, a glossy finish and slightly blurred application ensuring that the classic note was one worthy of a summertime swoon. But rather than limiting the saturated theme to lip level, the model allowed the hue to travel upward, her gaze encased in a liberal edging of burgundy eyeshadow, the shade set off by a pressing of silver glitter at the inner corners. A well-tended complexion served as the backdrop to the look, which toed the line between puckish and dramatic, a bit of disco-era irreverence thrown in for good measure. Sure, no-makeup makeup is a seamless summer signature, but this year it seems that pops of vivid color are destined to have their day in the sun.
Originally Appeared on Vogue