Trends come and go. Some stick around for longer than they should, some are just a flash in the proverbial pan. And everyone is guilty of trend-riding to some extent. There's nothing wrong with that. What you wear is your personal choice, and not something that should get you chastised. You'll look back one day and know if it worked or not.
With that said, let's be real for a minute. You know a played-out trend when you see one, and there is nothing worse than a dude trying his best to stunt when really he's just another sheep, and he looks like a tool. There was no shortage of bad trends and dudes who perpetuated them in 2012. Check out The 10 Worst Style Trends of 2012, and here's to hoping we don't see any next year.