2011 had some fantastic trends (long skirts and palazzo pants), some surprising ones (backpacks), and some that just won’t go away (I'm eyeing you, fur vests, studs, and leopard). Here’s a look at some of the year’s top fashion trends.
TheFashionSpot's Style Editor, Sharon Feiereisen, is a freelance lifestyle writer based in New York City. Her work has been published in Newsday, The Knot, AM New York, WHERE New York, Dan's Papers, and Hamptons Magazine, among many other print and online outlets. Check out her tumblr blog, Random Happenings.