Modern Wedding Makeup

Five fresh takes on old bridal beauty standards.

Then: Precisely outlined lips

Now: A less defined look. "Using lip pencil to outline before using vibrant color gives a harsh '80s look," says Wang. Her trick: After applying lipstick, Wang uses a folded tissue to gently blot and soften lip edges. The technique also leaves color smearproof. Loving this shade? Try Bobbi Brown Lip Color in Ruby or Julie Hewett Noir Lipstick in Rouge Noir. Velvet ribbon from Hyman Hendler, NYC. Earrings and bracelet by Wasabi, 718-788-6584. Dress, $3,500, Romona Keveza.