As Rachel Zoe and Kate Spade launch lipstick lines, how the perfect pout became a platform for global beauty empires

As Rachel Zoe and Kate Spade launch lipstick lines, how the perfect pout became a platform for global beauty empires

As Rachel Zoe and Kate Spade launch lipstick lines, how the perfect pout became a platform for global beauty empires

9:10 PM on 25th July 2011

Lip factor: Rachel Zoe is turning her hand to the world of beauty, promising to Kate Spade

Fashion and beauty: Stylist Rachel Zoe, left, will unveil her new range, Exude, this week, while fashion designer Kate Spade”s lipsticks go on sale later this year

Kate Spade Supercalifragilipstick Suits you: Tom Ford lipstick echoes the menswear designer

Pretty in pink: Kate Spade”s Supercalifragilipstick, left, was designed with Poppy King, while Tom Ford”s lip collection was a huge hit when it launched last year

Nude pout: Julianne Moore looks indomitable in a pale shade of lipstick in Tom Ford

Nude pout: Julianne Moore looks indomitable in a pale shade of lipstick in Tom Ford”s A Single Man

The lips have it: Edward Bess

The lips have it: Edward Bess” makeup range started with a set of lipsticks that attracted praise from Farrah Fawcett