This is becoming a common tale: You see an item of clothing from across the store, and you're elated because it seems absolutely perfect. But once you get a closer look, you realize that that gorgeous garment has been ruined by an unnecessary embellishment.
It seems as though big box stores are falling prey to over-designing and extraneous embellishments more and more these days. All of a sudden, skulls are de rigueur, as are tiny pockets and big bows -- but we're fed up with it. In protest of our least favorite embellishments, we've rounded up eight adornments we want put to bed. Who's with us?
2. Tiny pockets.
7. Extra buttons.
More trends we hope to see die:
Kim Kardashian was perhaps peplums' most famous fan in 2012, but we kind of hope she gives them the Kris Humphries send-off in 2013. Yawn.
2. Sheer everything
Two words: <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/06/ellie-goulding-wardrobe-malfunction-see-through-white-dress_n_2249540.html">wardrobe malfunction.</a>
3. Gel manicures
Sure, they last a long time. But who wants a mani you can't take off yourself on a whim?
4. Half-shaved heads
2013 will be the year of Classy Scalp Uniformity.
5. Pastel hair
Katy Perry and <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/06/christina-aguilera-pink-hair-the-voice-2012-photos_n_2081680.html">Christina Aguilera </a>were among the ombre amours this year, but this go around, we hope everyone leaves the My Little Pony hair to, well, My Little Ponies.
6. Studded collars
We get it. Everyone's afraid of your lapels. Next!
7. Wedge sneakers
They're comfy. We like comfy! Towering sneaks are just a little bit overdone at this point.
8. High fashion sweatshirts
The <a href="http://www.openingceremony.us/products.asp?menuid=2&designerid=1335&productid=63924">Kenzo tiger</a> and the <a href="http://www.elbowsandkneesblog.com/?tag=balenciaga-galactic-sweaters">Balenciaga galactic print</a> both kicked off hot sweatshirt-y trends this year, but as far as we're concerned, any item of clothing we're going to spend triple digits on shouldn't be able to double as gym wear.
Day-Glo dresses, pants, jewelry, shoes, pantsuits, bags, lipstick -- enough!
We'd rather wear stilettos than clod around in a pair of these.
11. Printed pants
Don't get us wrong, we love this look fashion-wise, BUT, we're skeptical that a pair exists that doesn't make us our thighs look like walruses balancing on their tails.
Petitioning the White House to allow separate tops and bottoms in 2013.
13. Dark '90s lipstick
We have a feeling goth-y lips will be a mainstay this year, but we're already a bit over the "Interview with the Vampire" beauty thang.
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