Enchanting headgear, gilded makeup, sartorial standouts, and more sizzling style ideas to stock up on before snow falls

by Archana Aithal Rose

Golden Girls
The gold dust from the Met Gala may have long settled down, but it’s inspired in its wake a makeup trend that’s been extended for the year’s grand finale. Whether in molten metallics or statement shimmers, gold makeup is brightening up the streets. From angel eyes (sparingly placed on the outer corners of lids), eyelids washed with golden shadow, or a sweep of highlights for gravity defying cheeks, drench yourself in precious metal this season.

Burberry Eye Color Silk
Sweep your lids with a luxurious shine with Burberry’s ultra blendable, silky eye shadow in rosewood. We recommend mixing it with water to intensify the color payo , and pairing it with rosy lips to unify the look. $29.50, bloomingdales.com

burberry shadow

Tom Ford Shade and Illuminate Eye Kohl Duo
Give those gorgeous peepers a gilded finish with a dual ended Kohl eyeliner pencil in Soliel Blanc. Go subtle by simply micro lining the eyes, or “OTT” by highlighting top and bottom waterlines, accentuating with black rims for dramatic contrast. $44, tomford.com

tom ford liner

Diorskin Nude Luminizer
Get your cheeks to pop with an iridescent luminizing powder that offers a sophisticated shine rather than full on disco highlights. Dior’s comes in nude, pink, and golden glow, with an insane color payo for holographic perfection. $48, dior.com


Futuristic “Lang”uage
Tonal and monochromatic color schemes set an austere tone for Helmut Lang’s 2018 fall winter collection. Aptly themed “The Rough Terrain,” and inspired by satellite pictures of Mars, designers Michael and Nicole Colovos accentuated the brand’s chic minimalism with edgy, trans seasonal layering items. Signature pieces like lush fur sweaters, cocoon jackets in shearling, and laser cut shirts reinvigorated the Lang mission of producing sharply cut, futuristic silhouettes. The delightful spots of red through accessories and dresses infused the otherwise neutral collection with a surprising shot of vibrancy. helmutlang.com

Mohair High Neck Dress
Luxurious wool and mohair get an avantgarde treatment in a high neck dress, with long sleeves and interesting leather details on the bias. $540

lang dress

Furry Hooded Bomber
Puffy and plush in its faux mink this zip up piece pairs perfectly with streamlined trousers or a knit skirt. $695

lang hooded bomber

Faux Fur Waist Coat
A charcoal gilet in faux fur. Fastened at the bust, and with and a leather tie closure. An ideal conversation piece, and a forwardlooking approach. $395

lang fur waist coat

Whether you’re dodging the paparazzi or simply trying to stay warm, the best hats this season will make sure you turn heads without compromising on comfort. From funky balaclavas at Gucci and jeweled versions at Dolce & Gabbana to the textured beanies and berets of Armani sartorial stunners that designers sent down the runway will have you saying, “hats on!”

Gucci Dapper Dan Crystal Hat
Inspired by popular Harlem designer Dapper Dan, Gucci translates his artistic vision into a red and black crystal embroidered felt design that’s striking and ever ready for season festivities. $2,300, gucci.com

gucci hat

Armani Wool Beret
This piece of pure Parisienne glamour featuring a netted veil embellished with crystals promises to have you looking très chic. $295, armani.com


Charlotte Simone Mo Mohawk Cashmere Beanie
With details like a real fox fur trim and a rib knit cu created from pure cashmere, this will add a little punk to your winter look! $155, bloomingdales.com

cashmere beanie