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Friends of Racked Spill Their Biggest Fashion Regrets of 2013

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Just like last year, we've tapped a handful of reputable fashion friends to weigh in on 2013's greatest hits (and misses). First up: we asked everyone what trends they loved, what trends they never want to see again, and which they adamantly resisted.

Sidney Morgan Petro, Retail Editor of Stylesight: If I had a crystal ball I would have been the first in line at the Alexander Wang give-away. That was such an awesome surprise for his fans.

Connie Wang, Style Director, Refinery29: I bought a pair of gold-mirrored gladiator heels that look so amazing, but I can't walk a step in them. They're part of my apartment's decor now.

Lauren Sherman, Editor-at-Large at Fashionista: I regret not buying any well-fitting bras. I am determined to change in this in 2014.

Jamie Shupak, NY1 Traffic Anchor: I still think about this plaid wool cape on Of a Kind that I snoozed on for a few hours and it sold out.

Erica Cerulo, Of a Kind: When I went to Copenhagen over the summer, I died over Hay and the 10-year-old design company's two-floor shop. I wanted everything—tea towels, notebooks, glasswear, sheets!—but held back, telling myself I could buy things easy-peasy on the internet when I came home and that I did not need to be lugging candleholders through customs. I was sorely mistaken.

Claire Mazur, Of a Kind: Patrik Ervell was selling these amazing knit sweaters for women on deep discount at the Capsule pop-up and I didn't pull the trigger because I was with an impatient friend who was dying to leave. She's clearly never coming shopping with me ever again.

Mallory Blair, Small Girls PR: Pet accessories. I am way more into cat sweaters than my cat is as it turns out.

Magdalena Jaworska, O.N.A.: I wish I had checked out the Isabel Marant for H&M collaboration.

Izzy Grinspan, Racked Editorial Director: I wish I'd spent less time/money on fast fashion. (I also wish I didn't have the same damn regret every year.)
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