Erica Mayyasi is a Red Sox fan in Manhattan. After stints at various magazines she now works full-time in public relations, though she continues to write for a number of sites including her blog etsymay.blogspot.com.
Zac Posen, Marc Jacobs, Oscar de la Renta... these are all names we've come to know and love (and covet!). But what about those talented designers who are sure to claim their space in the spotlight soon? Here's the lowdown on five up and coming designers you should keep on your radar.
If you're looking for the next big formalwear designer, Indian designer Ranna Gill may be the girl you've been searching for. Her gowns utilize bold colors, prints and embellishments in a way that will make you the unconventional belle of any ball. Ranna Gill's gorgeous and girly designs can be found at a few American retail spots including Intermix and Anthropologie.