Princess Charlene's Lipstick Brightens Up The Royal's Fashion Reputation (PHOTOS)

New York Times fashion critic Cathy Horyn may once have called Princess Charlene a "flat pancake" for her ho-hum style choices... but would a flat pancake ever wear purple lipstick?

Charlene put any critiques of her snooze-worthy fashion to rest on Wednesday, when she painted her lips a bright berry to watch Louis Vuitton's runway show in Paris. The purple pout is gaining traction for sure (Emma Watson was spotted wearing a similar shade last night), but we'd never expect the staunch royal to take it for a spin.

Style students, take note: If Charlene can take a lipstick risk, you sure can, too.



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We're used to seeing Charlene a little differently:

Princess Charlene's Style Evolution

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