Imagine you had a chance to step inside a celebrity stylist’s personal closet. Which trends and shopping picks would you uncover in their expertly curated wardrobe? If you, like myself, are curious to unlock those secrets, you can skip the trip to their homes because today they’re sharing their winter essentials for the season ahead with us.
These are women who have the chance to comb through the best of the best in the world of fashion on a daily basis. So, after seeing the coolest trends and staples on the regular, what, exactly, are they adding to their personal wardrobes this winter? Ahead, five style-setting celebrity stylists are sharing the top fashion buys they’ll be wearing in just a few months. Scroll down to see their picks and shop them for yourself, and then see which winter essentials made it onto my personal list.
Courtesy of Sophie Lopez
"Shearling is big for fall. I love this cute feminine take by Saks Potts."
"Also embracing the combat boot trend. Adore these in white suede by Proenza—super comfortable and practical but never ordinary."
"This herringbone wool blazer by Blazé Milano has an equestrian feel, and it's perfect for evening or day, dressed up or down."
Courtesy of Sarah Slutsky
"I am definitely buying a Khaite plaid wool coat for fall. I love the timeless, Annie Hall nod to the '70s. It's also refreshing to see something other than black on the streets in NYC!"
"I also can't stop requesting the Marskinryyppy Pauwau shoes. They're surprisingly comfortable at this height, and the see-through naked-foot vibe is quite sexy!"
Courtesy of Tara Swennen
"Interesting and sexy suiting. The new suit still is impeccably tailored but has added flair such as sexy cutouts, unusual paneling or deconstruction, and asymmetrical lines! It's a new twist on a classic. Amazing examples of these were seen on such runways such as Dion Lee, Cushnie, and Off-White."
"And animal prints! These guys have finally made a strong comeback, and although they are timeless enough to wear as accessories year after year, it's time to bring out the full looks! This season they came out full force on the runways in a variety of fun colors, as seen with Tom Ford, Givenchy, and Dolce & Gabbana."
Courtesy of Anita Patrickson
"Cowboy boots are back! I love the options from Anine Bing. You can do something simple and easy like a black or a brown; she also carries really fun ankle boots with a star on them. I love these black-and-white cow-print options. Animal prints are huge, and this is a great way to tick two of the trend boxes in one! PS: If cowboy boots feel a little too much but you still want to nod to the trend, opt for a cool cowboy-inspired belt instead."
"I adore neck- and headscarves. Anything that gives me options on how to wear them and adds a little something to my outfit without a whole lot of effort gets a major thumbs up in my book! There are so many options out there. You could even get crafty and make your own really easily!"
"I love ones that have a bit of a print without feeling overwhelming, that will mix and match with a solid or a patterned look. I also have a little bit of an obsession with mustard, so anything in this colorway is usually a go for me! But I also love this option from Zara that has a fun print! This is not an item that needs to break the bank either!"
Courtesy of Aimee Croysdill
"Small handbags are staying in fashion, and my back is pretty happy about that! Seventies browns are really in for this winter."
"Statement square-toe boots with a thin sculpted heel are the best way to stay ahead of the grain. This heel shape will be the go-to before long."
"Every summer I long for chunky knitwear season. I've just bought myself this Acne one because the shape, weight, and fit are perfect. Also, khaki fits in with all the '70s tones that are in trend."
"Trenches are here to stay, and it's not just Vetements who have nailed the oversize look. I love this one from Daily Paper."
Now, shop my editor-approved winter picks:
"From the unique heel shape to the creamy off-white shade, I fell in love with these boots instantly."
"If you don’t live somewhere chilly enough to wear a teddy-bear coat, we’d strongly consider moving."
"There's no doubt in my mind that this is the essential It bag this season."