Maggie Gillette

Headshot of Maggie Gillette
Title: Writer
Education: University of Colorado
Location: Chicago, Illinois

Maggie Gillette is a Chicago-based freelance writer and expert covering lifestyle, home, and fashion for both print and digital media. After a successful career in fashion and events, Maggie now channels her lifelong passion for all things beautiful through her writing. She loves sharing her insider knowledge with readers to help make fashion fun and decor doable and enhance every day through easily achievable lifestyle tips. She loves keeping up with the latest styles and puts her psychology degree from the University of Colorado to good use with her trend forecasting skills to figure out what’s next. When she’s not writing, Maggie loves exploring with her toddler, cooking for her family, and curling up with a good book at the end of the day. You can find her on Instagram @themaggiegillette.

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Latest from Maggie Gillette
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Kitchen with green cabinets and white island seating
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Embroidered Decor Is Back, and It’s Popping Up in Homes Everywhere
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Is 2023 the Year Slipcovers Make a Comeback?
backyard brick patio with brick columns
Conversation Coves Are the Cozy Trend Reshaping Outdoor Spaces
Hallway in home with gallery wall
The Multifunctional Hallway Is the Practical Trend We Can All Appreciate
Bedroom with monogrammed pillows on bed and bird wall art
How to Make Monogrammed Decor Feel Thoroughly Modern (Yes, Really)
parisian inspired living room mirror
Mirrored Walls and Ceilings Are Making an Elegant Comeback
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Try the Ethereal Aesthetic to Help Any Room Feel Lighter and Brighter
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Large black and white artwork next to chair
Picture Lighting Makes Even Budget Wall Art Look Gallery-Worthy
corner of bedroom with vintage dresser and pink walls
Rom-Com Decor Is the Sweet, Playful Way to Decorate Right Now
Sofa wing back chairs living room
Dark Leather Decor Is the Sophisticated Look Sweeping Through Homes
Ikea Brimmes Organization storage
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blue living room payphone art on fireplace mantel
How a Statement Ceiling Can Breathe New Life into Your Space
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Dough Bowl Candles Are a Perfectly Cozy Accessory for Warming Up Any Space
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The Non-Aesthetic Home Mindset Celebrates the Flaws in Our Spaces
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Maximalist Bedrooms Are the Bright, Bold Look Your Room Has Been Waiting For
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The Wellness Room Trend Creates Space for the Activities You Love Most
Good Morning Mulled Punch
People Are Trying Damp January as a Moderate Alternative to Dry January
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Should You Store Glassware Facing Up or Down? We Asked a Pro
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Super Comfy Decor Is the Cozy Approach to Decorating We Can All Appreciate
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Gingerbread Decor Is Trending—Here’s How to Try This Sweet Holiday Look