One glimpse at J.Crew's holiday gift guide, and you'll know the head stylist has Winter fashion mastered. Gayle Spannaus brought the team to Alberta, Canada, where models posed in this season's standout pieces, from checked trousers and flannels to sophisticated coats and cozy turtlenecks. Every image carries the signature J.Crew look: casual print mixing meets laid-back elegance.
When we got the chance to speak to Gayle, we had to know — how can we get the same look this holiday season? Thankfully, she supplied plenty of tips. Gayle offered us unique ways to make a simple LBD look more expensive, and she revealed a few no-fail gifts to shop for your loved ones if you're in need of some ideas. Read on to learn how to party your way into 2017 according to a J.Crew pro, keeping things polished with very little effort.