The reinvention of the cat-eye: would you try graphic eyeliner?

This season, eyes are in full focus with the reinvention of the traditional cat-eye.

“Eyeliner is no longer just a feline flick,” says Terry Barber, MAC’s director of make-up artistry. “It’s now in many places, like dotted between the lashes or smudged on the inner eye. Eyeliner that’s underneath or on top of the eye can show totally different things about a person.”

For SS18, updated takes on the make-up staple include the negative space swooping liner at Rochas by Lucia Pieroni, rounded-wing liner at Tom Ford, Erdem’s half-liner, and Isa Arfen’s prominent Kabuki.

"The iconic winged eyeliner is evolving this season into a spherical shape and exaggerated smudged wing", says make-up artist Mary Ellen Darby.

Check out the best graphic liner looks from the SS18 shows in the gallery above. 

This article originally appeared in the March issue of IMAGE.  For more beauty inspiration, check out IMAGE Magazine. On sale nationwide. 

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