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This is a trend I seem to be seeing everywhere right now, but I knew I had to make this the ‘Inspiration of the Week’ after seeing Kate Winslet in UK Harper’s Bazaar for November:

And coupled with that, there’s MAC’s new launch ‘False Lashes Extreme Black’:

Are you wondering what ‘graphic eyeliner’ means? In the simplest of terms, it means eyeliner that looks like it’s been drawn on with a Sharpie. But many beauty-lovers would also interpret it as eyeliner art – going further than your usual routine to create interesting shapes with eyeliner! It requires some experimentation to get the perfect style to suit your face, but once you get it right it makes a bold statement and keeps attention on your eyes!

This is a trend that Hollywood and the fashion world love to embrace, for example:

Image from stylist.com

And of course no post would be complete without the most beautiful embodiment of the simple grace of graphic eyeliner:

This photo of Coco Rocha takes my breath away – it is pure poetry in 3D. If only we could all book Steven Meisel for a one-on-one photo shoot…

Since exam time is almost upon me, I won’t be rocking the graphic eyeliner in public anytime soon, but hopefully this post inspires you to give it a try!

Happy weekend!