Gilt Goes Backstage: Four Fall 2015 Beauty Trends You’ll Love

Photo Credit: image courtesy of Butter London/HL Group

Photo Credit: Andrew Day for Butter London, Nicole Miller 

Wondering what’s hot for next fall? The editors at Gilt.com headed backstage to get the scoop on the coolest beauty trends from the biggest designers. But no need to scour the web for inspiration, we’ve rounded four of the best looks we know you’ll love! Trust us, you won’t want to wait until fall to test these out.

Perfectly Imperfect Hair
Seen at: Timo Weiland, kate spade and Banana Republic

KATESPADE-Fekkai

Photo credit: image courtesy of Fekkai, kate spade

The choice word to describe a few hairstyles was “beanie hair.” Think of an imperfect halo of strands that looks cool without looking too disheveled. “The kate spade girl looks like she’s just come home from a long winter walk in the woods,” shares Bob Recine for Fekkai. “Her hair looks effortless, easy and a bit disturbed.” We love the realness tied into this style because brushing at your desk or at brunch is so passé.

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#FlashbackFriday: Style Icons of the Mod Movement

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Clockwise from top left: Mary Quant; Audrey Hepburn; Nancy Kwan; Edie Sedgwick; Brigitte Bardot; Diana Ross, Florence Ballard, and Mary Wilson of The Supremes; Jackie Kennedy; Jane Birkin; Twiggy

Sixties-inspired dressing was one of the biggest trend takeaways from the Fall ’14 shows — and rightly so, considering the wealth of iconic references, from the micro hemlines championed by Brit designer Mary Quant to the splashy color-coordination of power girl groups like The Supremes and The Ronettes. And while the modern slant on mod is certainly an homage to the era, you can go for subtlety with pieces from our Fall Trend #6: ’60s Moment sale, featuring throwback favorites revamped for right now: Think sleek knee-high boots, geometric shades, and streamlined dresses in psychedelic prints. But don’t fret if you missed your shot at the rest of our trend series: We’ve got the fix with The Fall Trend Shop, your destination for the season’s best bets, updated weekly with a brand new trend to obsess over. Take a cue from our vintage roundup of the decade’s ultimate style-setters, then get shopping for a seriously chic, this-minute look.

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In Case You Missed It: Our Top Spring Trends for Home on the Today Show


Spring is the perfect time to hit refresh — and your wardrobe isn’t the only thing in need of a makeover. Leave it to Gilt’s perennially chic Lifestyle Editor Chassie Post to give your home an instant lift. She showed off a slew of trend-infused ideas on The Today Show that won’t break the bank, from pop-of-color floral wallpaper to luxe copper barware and decor (aka “jewelry for the home”). Feeling inspired? Follow Chassie’s genius tips to ready your space for the new season.

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Spring Trends: Nylon’s Rachael Wang Shows Us How to Wear Black & White

Does anyone know the ins and outs of trends better than the fashion editors who help distill them? Our thoughts exactly. And since spring fashion has officially arrived, we’ve tapped some of the industry’s chicest pros for the inside scoop on how to incorporate right-this-minute pieces into your wardrobe all season in our spring trends series.

First up is Nylon’s Fashion Market Director, Rachael Wang, who’s fallen particularly hard for one of spring’s biggest stories: Black and white. “What I love about the trend this season is that it doesn’t feel mod or retro at all — the shapes are modern and the fabrics are innovative,” she says. Try her graphic, mix-and-match approach, or test the waters with a bit of sleek color-blocking: “You don’t have to go all out. Try beige accessories to break up the starkness, and err on more white than black.”

Ready to follow suit? Shop the first of our spring trends now, then check back each week for what’s new (plus a few choice styling tips from more of fashion’s finest).

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