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Just like last year and the year before that, we've tapped a handful of influential Angelenos to weigh in on 2014's greatest hits and misses. We've already highlighted LA's best stores, coolest brands, and most-wanted shops, top 'hoods, best buys, regrettable purchases, and fashion in one word. Now, tastemakers are revealing their least favorite trends.
Gabriela Artigas, Gabriela Artigas Jewelry designer: "Basketball shorts."
Heather Lipner, Clashist founder: "The tight crop top."
Lucy Akin, Super Street founder: "Nail art. I think we're done with it. There is absolutely nothing wrong with a basic nail."
Kelsi Smith, Stylesmith blogger: "I guess with Normcore being the 'thing' (which I have fully embraced), I feel like trends in the normal sense of the word have been less apparent. But I'm really over that Celine bag. It really does nothing for me and I just cannot fathom spending that much on a purse that everyone and their mother has. Why not just go for something classic that doesn't scream 'expensive sheeple statement'."
Shareen Mitchell, Shareen Vintage owner: "Juicing."
Jayne Min, Stop It Right Now blogger: "Duck lip selfies."
Paul C. Witt, Wittmore owner: "All-over print items. Seemed like a good idea."