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.
These stylish women have proven their abilities to spot trends. Their daily outfits, as chronicled on their respective popular blogs, demonstrate an uncanny ability to be ahead of the fashion curve. So when it came time to forecast fashion for this upcoming year, they seemed an obvious choice for guidance. Each lady has predicted a fashion trend, modeled it, and even provided tips on how to work to make the trend work for you.
2009 saw the beginning of mixing prints, but in 2010 I predict the trend will take off. I love the look and think it is a spunky way to show off your creativity with fashion.
Her tips on how to wear it
Although the looks on the runway mixed bold colors and wild patterns, the look can translate to everyday life by wearing subdued colors and smaller patterns. But I say 'Have fun! Step outside the box!'