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Pamela Love Loved Nail Art, Hated Drop-Crotch Pants This Year

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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 Tracey Reese. Now, we're checking in with jewelry designer Pamela Love, who racked up a couple of excellent collaborations (J.Crew, Nine West and her own wedding in 2012. Below, she gives her take on the year behind us and what to expect from the one ahead.

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

Favorite fashion video?
Anna Dello Russo's "Fashion Shower" video for H&M.

What was the craziest thing that happened in fashion this year?
Alexander Wang to Balenciaga.

Favorite trends?
Nail art.

Least favorite trends?
Drop-crotch pants.

Favorite new beauty product or collaboration of the year?
Joanna Vargas Exfoliating Mask

What was your favorite new site or online concept?

Favorite personal purchase?
BLK DNM high-waist skinny jeans in black.

Biggest shopping regret?
I bought too many shoes.

Any breakout style stars this year?
Cara Delevingne.

Style advice for 2013 in 140 characters or less.
More jewelry!

· Pamela Love [Official site]
· Moda Operandi's Áslaug Magnúsdóttir On the Best Lipstick, Designer, and Trend of 2012 [Racked]
· Elle Fanning, Kate Middleton, and Neon: The Of a Kind Girls Take a Look Back at 2012 [Racked]