Top 5 Trends to Keep – or Lose – in '07

Some fashions are more fleeting than others. Here are five to let go, and five to carry into the new year

01 of 10

TREND TO LOSE: SKULLS

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The punk staple got a too-cutesy spin this year as the must-have motif, appearing on everything from Mischa Barton’s cardigan to dog sweaters.

02 of 10

TREND TO KEEP: BALLET FLATS

TREND TO KEEP: BALLET FLATS
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This is the rare fashion statement that’s both cute and comfy, showing up on the well-heeled feet of Kate Moss among many others.

03 of 10

TREND TO LOSE: HEADSCARVES

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Chalk it up to the ’80s revival sweeping young Hollywood – from Lindsay Lohan (left) to Nicole Richie, starlets were making like Axl Rose in colorful headscarves and oversize sunglasses.

04 of 10

TREND TO KEEP: LOOSE MINIDRESSES

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A look that appeared on almost every spring runway, this short and sweet look – as Ashlee Simpson demonstrates – has legs for next year.

05 of 10

TREND TO LOSE: VESTS

TREND TO LOSE: VESTS
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Menswear-inspired clothing can be a hard thing for most women – even the always-lovely Anne Hathaway – to pull off without looking like they borrowed their boyfriend’s wardrobe. What a drag!

06 of 10

TREND TO KEEP: BUBBLE DRESSES

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Sarah Michelle Gellar dazzles in the newest – and hottest – silhouette of the year, which will still look fresh this spring.

07 of 10

TREND TO LOSE: HIP BELTS

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How many women really want to draw more attention to their hips? If Sandra Bullock can’t pull this look off, we think we’ll pass.

08 of 10

TREND TO KEEP: POLKA DOTS

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A fresh alternative to floral, Eva Longoria knows that this retro-inspired pattern looks fresh and vibrant for all seasons.

09 of 10

TREND TO LOSE: KNEE SOCKS

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Let’s leave this one to the children – Las Vegas star Molly Sims gambles on this youthful trend and ends up looking more like a first-grader than an A-lister.

10 of 10

TREND TO KEEP: ANKLE BOOTS

TREND TO KEEP: ANKLE BOOTS
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Gwyneth Paltrow knows how to show off her perfectly toned legs – in cropped boots that add a fresh twist to minidresses.

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