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.
You may have heard Lela Rose's name before - she's been guest designing over at Payless for a couple of seasons now. While the ultra girly and adorable shoes and bags (bows and peep toes galore!) as part of her Lela Rose for Payless collection are beyond words fabulous, her underrated apparel is sure to be snagging the spotlight soon. Feminine and chic with just the right amount of edge, Lela Rose makes the type of clothing that will make you the envy of every other girl in the room. And here's looking at you fashionable Bridezillas: Rose has a wedding collection that is to die for.