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Miami's Style Influencers on Their Favorite Trends in 2014

As Racked Miami wraps up its first year, we've tapped in a handful of reputable fashion friends to weigh in on 2014's greatest hits (and misses). First up: we asked everyone what trends they totally loved.

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Julia Ford-Carther, Assistant Editor of Ocean Drive Magazine: Borrowing from the boys. Put me in some menswear-inspired Fleur du Mal leather trousers, an oversized boyfriend sweater, and Gianvito Rossi PVC pumps and I am a happy, comfortably chic camper in any situation. Ray Bans and a large Mansur Gavriel tote really brings it all together.

John Joseph Lin, Founder of Lin Projects and Blogger: I totally bought into the man bun again. Well to be honest, I've had a man bun on and off for a couple of years while living in Paris, but since I've moved back to Miami, it's stayed hidden until this year. I'm still undecided if it's the coolest thing EVER, or the ugliest trend that just needs to die.

Iman Hasan, Fashion Publicist at The Workshop Collective: Fashion Fairytales- Feminine sheer and embellished looks for the fun, flirty and girly side of me.

Rachael Russell, FORD Fashion Stylist and President of Style Saves: "I'm pretty consistent when it comes to my style. I tend to go for classic over trendy and am just as comfortable in combat boots as I am in couture."

Ria Michelle, CEO of Filthy Magic and Blogger: I think I managed to escape obvious trends, but I definitely abused the co-ordinate trend. Always in a two piece set- printed, white- it doesn't matter; I wore any and all variations.

Sari Azout, Co-Founder of Bib + Tuck: Birkenstocks! I went all #Normcore this year.

Angeles Almuna, Fashion Stylist and Blogger: This 2014 I was totally crazy about big full skirts. I bought like five of them! In different colors and fabulous fabrics, it is a key piece that empowers the femininity of any woman.

Jonathan Eyal, Founder of Supply & Advise: Although I've always been a fan, Cargo Pants have come a long way from the fraternity uniform-- frayed Abercrombie shorts & baggy fatigues from military surplus stores. This utilitarian silhouette has been modified into a dressed-up, slimmed-down, and anything-but-sloppy form more than ever this year. I can dress them up with a shirt and tie or simply wear with a tee and a pair of New Balances. Engineered Garments & Gant Rugger knock it out of the park here.

Ashley Liemer, Founder of Dress Noble: Prints on prints on prints!

Kristin Klark, Co-Founder of Refine PR and Blogger: Blanket Scarves! Obsessed.