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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). For this installment, we asked them which (if any) designer collaborations they shopped, and what they bought.
Erica Cerulo, Of a Kind: Heck, I even ATE something from a collaboration this year: a Karlie's Kookies Perfect 10.
Nicolette Mason, blogger: Phillip Lim for Target! And, you know, I haven't worn any of it yet...
Izzy Grinspan, Racked Editorial Director: I tried to buy one of the maroon marled Isabel Marant x H&M sweatshirts, but the H&M website thwarted me so hard that I eventually gave up.
Connie Wang, Refinery29 Style Director: I didn't, actually. It's a horrible condition that comes with obsessively reporting on online collaborations leading up to its drop. By the time it's actually available in stores, I'm over the pieces.
Mizhattan, blogger: No. I was slightly disappointed with this year's collaborations. Hopefully, the good days aren't behind us and 2014 bounces back with a better selection of designers who focus on both design and quality.
Sidney Morgan Petro, Retail Editor of Stylesight: I haven't caved just yet but I've been experiencing extreme shoe envy whenever I see our social media editor, Veronica So, rocking her Bernhard Wilhelm x Camper Himalaya boots. I think I need them in white.
Olivia Wolfe, American Two Shot: Mickalene Thomas totes for ICP Tote Bag.
Stephanie Krasnoff, American Two Shot: Baron von Fancy x Fat Jew lighters, lol.
Robin Zendell: I loved the H&M Isabel Marant collaboration, the Cedric Charlier for the Webster dresses, and the Laduree/Will Cotton Boxes and macarons for Art Basel.
Jamie Shupak, NY1 Traffic Anchor: No, but I wanted everything from the Isabel Marant x H&M collection.
Mallory Blair, Small Girls PR: Mildly obsessed with the 3D printed cat brooch our friends Stacy London and GE collaborated on for National 3D Printing Day. It's meant as a pin but I hung mine on a necklace strand.
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