We asked Roopal Patel, who has held fashion director positions at some of the world's greatest department stores, to tell us which items the buyers will be buying this season.
Designers of all aesthetics really wowed us with the caliber and creativity they put into their outerwear this season. We saw more than a few pieces we wanted to steal right off of the runways and wear out into the Polar Vortex.
Who stood out in fashion this year? From the most buzzed about model to the hotspot no one saw coming to the coolest new French brand, read on for who we think made the biggest splash in the fashion industry in 2012.