When people think Valentino, they think elegant, feminine designs. And it's this aesthetic that follows suit in the perpetually glamorous beauty looks sent down the runways with the clothes. Ballerina buns, berry lips, and natural makeup are what we've seen on these models, whether the season be Spring or Fall. Gear up for Paris Fashion Week by reliving some of the most beautiful moments of the Valentino runway.
Exaggerated white eye shadow and winged eyeliner were set off with a pretty braid for Valentino's Fall 2004 show.
Up-to-there ponytails and glossy pink lips were in for Spring 2005 at Valentino.
Haute Couture 2006
Slicked-down hair flared at the ears, giving models a halfway done look, while impeccably executed smoky metallic eyes and a bright red lip pulled everything together.
The red-lip look made a second appearance for Spring 2006, along with a center part and half-up hair.
Models sported double headbands, golden liner, and berry lips for Spring 2007.
Lipstick and nails took on a crimson hue at Valentino's Fall 2007 show, where a dramatic side part and big, loose waves gave a vintage vibe.
It was all about the bubblegum pinks for Spring 2008; nails, lips, and eye shadow all adopted the color.
Haute Couture 2008
There were a lot of looks happening for Haute Couture in 2008. Big-time buns, winged eyeliner, heavy blush, and neon-pink lips were all on the menu for Valentino.
A swept-back hairstyle gave way to bronzy eyes and voluminous eyelashes for Fall 2008.
The hair stole the show at Valentino for Spring 2009, as models walked the runway in large, midheight buns.
The beauty look for Fall 2009 was stripped down and glamorous, with voluminous blowouts and sparkly eye shadow.
Cool-girl bedhead was the look du jour for Spring 2010.
Ballerina buns were coupled with glossy pink lips for Fall 2010, a style that would look just as stunning on the red carpet as it did on the runway.
Models wore doll-like makeup for Spring 2011, with petal-pink lipstick, exaggerated bottom lashes, and center-parted hair.
Lavender lips and dusty purple eye makeup created a cohesive makeup palette for the Fall 2011 catwalk.
Valentino opted for milkmaid braids for Spring 2012, where models' boho hair played nicely with the soft, blush-pink lips.
Barely there makeup allowed a simple, twisted low bun to shine for Fall 2012.
Stunning skin and whimsical chignons were the style for Valentino's Spring 2013 runway.
With long side braids and barely-there makeup, the Fall 2013 runway felt a bit like a Vermeer painting.