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Erin Fetherston on 2012 Highlights: Anna Karenina, Hailee Steinfeld, and the Color White

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As the end of the year approaches, we're checking in with our most fashion-savvy friends to hear their thoughts on the best and worst of 2012, as well as their predictions for 2013. So far we've covered Cynthia Rowley, the Of a Kind girls, and Pamela Love. Now, we're checking in with designer Erin Fetherston. Below, she gives her take on the year behind us.

Did you have a favorite fashion video this year?
Not exactly a fashion video but I thought Anna Karenina was visually stunning.

What were your favorite trends of 2012?
A return to femininity and the all-white look.

Best new site?

What national chain do you make a point to visit in all cities you travel to?
Neiman Marcus!

Favorite new beauty product or beauty collaboration of the year?
Restorsea Day Cream.

What was your favorite personal purchase of 2012?
Christian Louboutin glitter pumps.

Any breakout style stars this year?
Hailee Steinfeld and Britt Marling.

Style advice for 2013 in 140 characters or less.
Be true to yourself. Cultivate a personal style that reflects your personality, interests, and talents.
· Erin Fetherston [Official site]
· Elle Fanning, Kate Middleton, and Neon: The Of a Kind Girls Take a Look Back at 2012 [Racked]
· Moda Operandi's Áslaug Magnúsdóttir On the Best Lipstick, Designer, and Trend of 2012 [Racked]