My going-out-with-the-girls look is usually the same: big, curly hair and red lipstick. It's cute, yet simple enough that I won't need to take up too much time when there's five girls who need the bathroom mirror. Even though this classic combination hasn't failed me or the thousands of other women who have also made it their go-to, it can actually do us all some good to switch things up. And what better place to take a cue from than the red carpet.
While making their rounds at this fall's premieres and parties, stars like Karolina Kurkova, Solange Knowles and Sienna Miller have stopped us dead in our tracks. Yeah, okay, we know these famous faces have beauty teams on speed dial to create their glamorous looks; however, that shouldn't stop you from brushing up on your DIY skills.
Click through the slideshow below to see seven celebrity-inspired hair and makeup looks (plus, tips and product recommendations) that we believe are mighty fine for the nighttime.
Meanwhile, see these fall runway beauty trends that we want to wear in real life.