In the past few years, we've placed bets on nail art, maxi skirts, sheer shirts, ombre hair, whimsical prints, cat-eye glasses, clogs, pajama dressing, and thick braids… and voilà! Those things all had their major moments. For 2012, we're going to gaze into that crystal ball once more and make our predictions for what the upcoming year holds. Looking back, 2011 was a volatile year for fashion, and we think that 2012 will be even more dynamic, with more risks, more throwbacks, and more unconventional silhouettes to shake up the status quo. And if you find any of these trends strange, just remember — most of you thought nail art was tacky the first time we reported on it. Just sayin'.
The Summer Of Big-Toe Shoes
I was a teenager when I got my first pair of flip flops. Up until then, flip flops were contraband material in my household, because according to my