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Rachel Zoe Knows What’s Hot for Summer


Rachel Zoe is arguably the most influential stylist, editor, and designer of the modern century. Notoriously successful as a celebrity stylist to Hollywood’s A-list, her clients became fixtures on countless Best-Dressed lists in both fashion and mass-media outlets. Now women everywhere can channel Rachel’s impeccable eye for style with her eponymous collection—launching today on Gilt at noon ET.  We caught up with Rachel to find out what she’s loving for summer and how to achieve her distinct brand of effortless glamour.

StyleFile: What is your approach to dressing this summer? Any key items every woman must have in her closet?


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Pretty in Poppylark: See How Our Buyers Wear the Gilt-Exclusive Label

plark_groupIf the warmer days ahead put you in the mood for a wardrobe refresh, we’ve got you covered with a new Gilt-exclusive label, Poppylark, making its debut on the site today. Expect no-fuss, ultra-feminine silhouettes, from cinched-waist dresses in trendy prints to flirty pleated shorts and quilted mini skirts. Even better? We’ve tapped our own in-house muses — our lovely team of buyers — to model four seriously chic outfits and dish on their personal style rules. Shop each of their looks below, and get ready to bring Poppylark‘s ladylike vibe into your summer repertoire.
plark_laurenxI’m Wearing: The Poppylark lattice print dress
I’d Wear This To: Sidewalk weekend brunch with friends
My Style in 3 Words: Feminine, colorful, experimental
You’ll Never See Me In: Never say never!
My Go-To Accessory: A Balenciaga bag
My Go-To Styling Tip: Just go for it — fashion should be fun, not formulaic
My Favorite Color to Wear in Summer: Neon brights, cool grey, crisp white, and navy
My Favorite Print to Wear in Summer: Bold abstract prints

plark_daniellexI’m Wearing: Tank Dress with Organza Skirt
I’d Wear This To: Work or a shower or family function
My Style in 3 Words: Cool, chic, and laid-back
You’ll Never See Me In: A pantsuit
My Go-To Accessory: Black Celine Trio Crossbody
My Go-To Styling Tip: If you look good, you feel good
My Favorite Color to Wear in Summer: Tangerine red (all year round)
My Favorite Print to Wear in Summer: Stripes!

plark_meredithxI’m Wearing: A gorgeous Poppylark Sheath Dress with Tulle Accent
I’d Wear This To: Work, happy hour, bridal and baby showers, or brunch
My Style in 3 Words: Flirty, femme, colorful!
You’ll Never See Me In: A muumuu
My Go-To Accessory: Hard to choose one! Vintage Rolex from Gilt, my Fitbit, and of course, tons of jewelry to layer with
My Go-To Styling Tip: Pop it with some color….always!
My Favorite Color to Wear in Summer: Coral
My Favorite Print to Wear in Summer: Floral, floral, floral!

plark_stephaniexI’m Wearing: Eyelet Detail V-Neck Top and Eyelet Accent Pleated Short
I’d Wear This To: Brunch with friends or a weekend in the city
My Style in 3 Words: Androgynous, mood-based, effortless
You’ll Never See Me In: Bright colors
My Go-To Accessory: Ankle booties
My Go-To Styling Tip: All black everything with metal accessories
My Favorite Color to Wear in Summer: Pastels and neutrals
My Favorite Print to Wear in Summer: Neutral watercolors

– All photos c/o Robert Harkey –

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Armed & Ready: The 4 Handbags You Need for Summer

Your summer is totally packed — the big presentation at work, a seaside trip with your girlfriends — and you’ll want to be armed for the season with our picks for the four absolute must-haves in the handbag department. Take a cue from stars like Miranda Kerr, Solange Knowles, Diane Kruger, and Lauren Conrad, who know the importance of looking supremely stylish no matter the occasion. Opt for something with a little extra polish for the office, like the Morandi Medium Satchel by Pour La Victoire. And your hottest party look calls for an even hotter accent, like the Snake Embossed Frame Clutch by BCBGMAXAZRIA. Shop these of-the-moment picks, plus perfect totes to carry you from weekend errands to the beach and beyond in our sale today.

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