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Goodbye to these tired trends from 2010

Just like guests who obliviously kick back on your couch long after the holiday party has ended, the year winds down with a handful of things that have overstayed their welcome in the pop culture arena. We'd like to offer a gentle tap on the shoulder and a cab ride into anonymity for the following:

Toning Footwear

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If those shoes performed as advertised, we'd all have Brooke Burke's badonkadonk and

Kim Kardashian

's curves by now. Enough said.

The Bieber 'Do

Unless your birth certificate says "

Justin Bieber

" on it, let the mop-of-swept-hair thing go, ahhight?

iFlaunting

No one watching you fiddle with your new

iPad

is enjoying it anywhere near as much as you are. (Guy reading a script in the valet line at Pizzeria Mozza, this means you.)

Kardashian Endorsements

The whole "Kardashian Kard" debacle — the prepaid debit card endorsed by the clan was removed from the market less than a month after it launched — should have been a sign from above. (Note to team Kardashian: the more stuff you slap your name on, the less valuable it is.)

Gourmet Cupcakeries

Sprinkles, Crumbs, Magnolia Bakery – the high-end cupcake racket has spread like a muffin top over the waistline of

Los Angeles

.

The "Fauxmergency"

When you send an e-mail, a breaking news alert about trapped Chilean miners is worth clicking the "high importance" button. The fact that your client's skin moisturizer has a new label is not.

Adults Who Play Facebook Games

If a Facebook "friend" tells you: A) They need some magical brown eggs or B) They've just become a seventh-level Yakuza, both of you should be well below voting age.

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