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As 2012 draws to a close, we're surveying our friends in the fashion industry about the year's biggest news stories and most exciting developments. Yesterday, we looked at the best trends, now, let's tackle the worst trends. Readers, let us know what you think in the comments.
Q: What was your least favorite trend of 2012?
Lisa Pierpont, BOLDFACERS founder: Floral jeans. Gag me with a tulip.
Amanda Knorr, Spreedia founder: Oxblood, the buzzword.
Renata Certo-Ware, Scorpion Disco and freelance fashion writer/stylist: Hot shot designer collaborations. Cheap is cheap, in every sense of the word.
Christina Pierce, Christina K. Pierce Boutique Fashion Agency owner: Crop tops. If you're not 16, put it aside.
Lani Zervas, Mon Petit Chou Chou blogger: Personally, I don't really go for anything too bodycon and I think it is definitely time to retire Uggs.
Liana Krupp, communications consultant and New Brahmin founder: Mass market designer collaborations and the hoopla that surrounds them.
Heather White, Lifestyle Marketing at PLNDR: Paisley and #seapunk.
Lindsey Canant, Junior Copywriter at Joss and Main: I'd say my least favorite trend are harsh neons. I love the pop of color, but done wrong it leaves a lot of sun-starved Bostonians (I'm the leader of the tribe) looking sad and washed out.
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