5 Trends That Will Be Huge in May

Sure, April showers bring May flowers, but they also bring the onset of summer, Cinco de Mayo, the end of Game of Thrones (say it ain’t Snow!). Here, our favorite things to look forward to in the fifth month of 2019.

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Colored Shades

Nope, we’re not referring to blue-light glasses. We mean shades that are literally tinted a pretty bright blue, red or yellow hue. If Gigi at Coachella is any indication of the upcoming eyewear trends (she most certainly is), these guys will be everywhere come Memorial Day.

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Rainbow Brite

Blame it on the inevitable shift from unicorn-everything, but rainbow stripes, tie-dye, jewelry and hair colors are making a huge splash this month. Expect to see ROYGBIV-colored apparel leading up to pride month in June.

'game Of Thrones' Parodies

The biggest show on television says its farewell on May 19, but don't expect to stop hearing about it any time soon. Sure, the upcoming sequels and prequels are generating enough buzz to keep your Iron Throne cravings satisfied, but in the meantime, GoT parodies and memes will keep the dragon fire burning long after our watch has ended.

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Cool Gravity Blankets

Remember when weighted gravity blankets first became a thing? ("Why didn't we think of that?!") The next logical step (that's perfect for the upcoming summer months): Cooling gravity blankets that distribute moisture to keep you cool all night long. Genius.

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Fruit-forward Beers

They've been around for a while now, but there's been a recent push away from hoppy IPAs and a trend toward more juicy, citrus-y, thirst-quenching beer varietals. Typically with a lower ABV than traditional pilsners and ales, fruit-flavored beers like Suncrush Grapefruit, Dogfish Head's Festina Pêche and Elevation Beer Co.'s Raspberry Gulch are having a major moment just in time for hotter weather and more calorie-conscious drinking.

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Roberta Fiorito

Senior Editor, Branded Content + Cohost, Royally Obsessed Podcast

In her 8 years at Gallery Media Group, Roberta has written about fashion, beauty, news, trends and the royal family. She is currently Senior Editor of Branded Content at...
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