11 Times Adele Proved That Wing-Tip Eyeliner Is Perfect for Any Situation

Adele arrives at 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards on February 12, 2012.
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Things that go hand in hand with Adele: emotional songs that inspire even the heartless among Us to weep openly, and of course, a fierce cat-eye. It seems like every time we see Adele, she’s rocking yet another wing-tipped eyeliner look, and pulling it off wherever she may be. And, despite the fact that we’re all crying, she’s not — in fact, her eyeliner has never not looked perfect. 

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The “Chasing Pavements” singer, 27, who has shattered nearly every record with her latest single, “Hello,” manages to make retro liner work for any occasion by truly owning her ’60s vibe.

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Whether she’s stunning in clean, flipped liner (like her 2012 Grammys beauty, pictured above), smoking the look out with darker shadows, or solely focusing on the upper lid, Adele is always giving Us major eye envy. 

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Scroll through to see how to make a pretty cat-eye work at all times, as demonstrated by the soulful songstress. 

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When you’re winning an Academy Award for “Skyfall” and charming everyone’s pants off with your acceptance speech:

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Adele arrives at the Oscars at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. Jason Merritt/Getty Images

When you’re proving that dramatic false eyelashes work for you and simultaneously slaying a trendy, messy crown braid:

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Adele attends the UJA-Federation Of New York Music Visionary Of The Year Award Luncheon at The Pierre Hotel on June 21, 2013 in New York City. Rommel Demano/FilmMagic

When you’re casually receiving a medal for “services to music” and appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire while unapologetically wearing a black cage veil:

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Adele Adkins holds her medal after being appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to music presented to her by the Prince Charles, Prince of Wales during an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London on December 19, 2013. JOHN STILLWELL/AFP/Getty Images

When you’re actually making an audience break down in tears with your award-winning song, “Set Fire to the Rain,” and showing you do more than bouffant hairstyles:

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Adele attends the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Steve Granitz/WireImage.com

When you’ve proven, yet again, that you reduce people to puddles of tears while singing “Someone Like You” in your home country: 

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Adele arrives at The BRIT Awards 2012 at O2 Arena on February 21, 2012 in London, England. Mike Marsland/Wireimage.com

When your hair is larger than life and flawlessly curled:

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Adele attends the 28th Annual MTV Video Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on August 28, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Steve Granitz/WireImage.com

When you’re displaying your minimal makeup look and effortlessly serving face on the cover of Rolling Stone‘s April 2011 issue:

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Adele on the cover of the April 28th, 2011 issue of Rolling Stone. Simon Emmett

When you’re releasing a much-anticipated second album, and everyone’s freaking out, but you’re just like “whatever:”

Adele - 21 Album Cover

When you drop your first single in three years and everyone freaks out again, because your voice is the one thing that’s been missing in their lives:

Adele - Hello cover

When you’re just starting out and you have awesome blunt bangs and long hair and it’s 2008:

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Adele arrives in the rain at the Mercury Music Prize 2008 at Grosvenor House Hotel on September 9, 2008 in London, England. Chris Jackson/Getty Images

When your cheekbones are on point and your cleavage looks amazing and you’re preening, because you’re on the cover of Vogue:

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Adele on the March 2012 cover of Vogue VOGUE/Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott

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