Style Icons Redefining Beauty In 2015

Every year brings an impossibly chic slew of It girls who seem to have their fingers permanently placed on the pulse of all things fun and fabulous. We’ve selected 10 women who are making waves in the world of beauty, each with a specific trend they’ve made their own. Thanks to this gorgeous crew, we are stocked with inspiration for everything from rose gold hair to French-girl bangs to neon lips. Creatures of habit these women are not—and nor should you be.

2015 Beauty Icons

Amal Clooney

Amal Clooney captured the attention of the world when she locked down the most eligible bachelor on the planet (hello, Mr. Clooney). We're guessing her flawless locks had something to do with this feat. Her voluminous waves and subtle curls have inspired us to trade our flatirons for a set of hot rollers and an oversized curling iron.

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Cara Delevingne

Cara's super-defined brows are a reminder for all of us to think outside the box on occasion. Changing your look doesn't always have to mean a complete makeover. Try an eyebrow pencil one or two shades darker than your hair color to add definition and a touch of drama sans permanent commitment.

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Jourdan Dunn

We've all fantasized about chopping our hair into the perfect bob and now—thanks to Jourdan— we have the ideal inspiration image to bring to the salon. The key to achieving this look is to make sure the cut is slightly longer in the front. For an added touch, use a curling iron to add subtle (and oh-so-chic) waves.

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Gwen Stefani

Although Gwen practically invented the 24/7 red lip, we love seeing her switch it up with a neutral, pinkish hue. This serves as proof that no matter how committed you are to a particular shade, there's no harm in switching things up from time to time. After all, a woman should never be predictable.

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Solange Knowles

If you're on the fence about neon makeup, let Solange be your guide. When she rocks a uberbright lip, she tends to pair it with minimal makeup and only a hint of mascara. Leave it to her to master the art of wearing a trendy color with cool-girl ease.

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Sarah Harris

British Vogue fashion features director Sarah Harris has reinvented how to rock grey locks with utter sophistication. Whether you have a few grey hairs, one bold stripe or a full head of flowing silver, don't be afraid to wear it with pride—and style.

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Caroline de Maigret

If you're cutting bangs in 2015, try to emulate the je ne sais quoi off-duty style French model Caroline de Maigret has mastered. Although the look reads disheveled bedhead, it actually requires a precise cut that covers the brow while also keeping hair out of the eyes.

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Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams is proof platinum blonde can be an easy way to reinvent yourself, especially for blondes who have spent the better part of the last decade getting warm highlights. We're really feeling this ash color for 2015.

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Zoe Kravitz

Zoe gives us serious braid envy! You too can channel your inner rock star by finding your spirit braid. If a full head of cornrows isn't your thing, try a side French braid for a slightly '80s vibe or a milkmaid style for a boho look.

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Sienna Miller

When Sienna stepped out with rose gold hair, our hearts (and Twitter) nearly exploded. This red carpet look confirms playful color can be a welcome bed fellow for sophisticated and glamorous style.

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