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Miami Style Influencers Dish Their Best Style Advice for 2015

Karli Evans

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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), and let us in on their 2015 predictions. Yesterday they predicted the biggest trends in Miami for 2015. Today, they bestow upon us their best style advice of all time.

Sari Azout, co-founder of Bib + Tuck: "Don't wear it unless you can dance in it, and shop in the men's department!"

Jonathan Eyal, founder of Supply & Advise: "Take dressing for work more seriously. You'll feel better and most likely be promoted or nail that account you've been chasing."

Ashley Liemer, founder of Dress Noble: "My style advice is to develop your own personal uniform. Authenticity and comfort are distinguishing characteristics in developing timeless wardrobe. I'm not a person who dresses based on trends. I take after my grandmother; I wear what I like and pair it with a fun shoe and lipstick."

Rachael Russell, FORD Fashion Stylist and President of Style Saves: "Keep it cute and make sure to have fun with it. It's really important for fashion aficionados to understand how to dress for their bodies, and of course, their personality."

Ria Michelle, CEO of Filthy Magic and Blogger: "Do you. Don't bother with emulating someone else. It's not worth it, nothing is as fulfilling as being your awesome stellar self. "

Erin Newberg, board ember at National YoungArts Foundation, stylist and blogger: "Enough with the tight tackola! Dump/consign that Herve Leger and eliminate the Louboutins. Think: Nicholas Kirkwood, focus on less skanky and form fitting items, but more elegance and glamour. Look up Victor Costa, google vintage YSL, Leonard Paris, Moynat Paris, CurrentElliott Denim, or for a great look just shop at At Ease on Sunset… That's how us Miami women should be dressing!"

Julia Ford-Carther, assistant editor of Ocean Drive Magazine: "Life—and inspired fashion—happens outside of your comfort zone. You don't have to go full Gaga, but don't be afraid to take calculated risks."

John Joseph Lin, founder of Lin Projects and blogger: "Be Yourself. Mix Colors. Buck Trends. When in doubt, look to the past. Classic style is always timeless and elegant."

Iman Hasan, fashion and lifestyle director at The Workshop Collective: "Know your body shape! Not everything suits everyone. Find the right styles that work best for you and the right color palette. Experiment and take risks. #DontBeABrandWhore."

Angeles Almuna, fashion stylist and blogger: "My style advice for 2015 is to always be you. Confidence is your best accessory! Play with florals and romantic dresses, military sportswear for any occasion, white for night (it is the new black) and grey and pastels during the day. And please add some gold in your wardrobe. Small details will be fine (a purse, earrings, a top, shoes) or, if you have the courage, please bring back that gold backless 70s dress (like Michelle Pfeiffer in "Scarface") and be the new dancing queen on the floor, because that 70s show, in terms of fashion, is BACK!"

Sari Azout, co-founder of Bib + Tuck: "Don't wear it unless you can dance in it, and shop in the men's department!"

Yeliz Titiz, owner of The Bazaar Project: "My one and only style advice has always been 'less is more' and never 'over-accessorize.'"

· Year in Racked 2014 [Racked Miami]