Celebrity Fashion Stylist Irma Martinez has partnered with Marshalls to simplify your choices and share her favorite “must haves” for 2017.

For more than two decades, the Colombian-born, Miami-based stylist has built a distinguished portfolio of clients that not only include "big names" like Sofia Vergara, Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias, Shakira, Daisy Fuentes, Thalia, Pitbull, Carlos Vives, Gloria Estefan and Marc Anthony, but also "big brands" who are looking forward to developing projects with great impact. 

Looking to inspire the future generation of stylists and fashion fans in general, Martinez shared with us her tips.

  • ATHLEISURE : Dressing casual has never been more comfortable. The "Athleisure" or activewear trend has never been more on the spotlight like nowadays, making it an essential trend in the market and one that even luxury houses and designers love and reinvent every season.

Athleisure The Athleisure is a fashion trend in which clothing originally designed for workouts and other athletic activities is worn in other settings. Photo: Marshalls

  • CUSTOM PATCHWORK/EMBROIDERY AND ALL THINGS PINK : 2017 is all about customization and uniqueness, not only in clothing but also in shoes, bags and accessories as found at Marshalls! Pink remains the go-to color and a very feminine must have.

Fashion Pink is the color most associated with charm, politeness, sensitivity, tenderness, sweetness, softness, childhood, the feminine, and the romantic. Photo: Marshalls

  • RUFFLES & GEOMETRIC CUTS : Romantic ruffles and geometric cuts and shapes will be on the spotlight this 2017, we will see this trend everywhere! From summer dresses to evening gowns, a trend that has all types of fashion and markets drooling for.

Fashion Architectural ruffles build the foundation of a dramatic evening look while geometrical prints goes from retro to modern in a heartbeat! These bold trends fits any style. Photo: Marshalls

BOLD STRIPES & PRINTS : The mixing of funky prints, florals, striped and unconventional patterns took the stage in the SS17 runways. BOLD will be just an understatement that we will be seeing all over the fashion capitals of the world worn by the biggest street style stars, fashion editors and celebrities.

Fashion It's definitely the decade of vibrant colors and prints! From animal prints, pretty florals and everything in between designers went in for whimsical and fun patterns. Photo: Marshalls