When compiling the 2012 Worst-Dressed List, we realized just how subjective these round-ups can be. What one editor deems as terrible, another might think is fashion-forward and fabulous. We generally reserve spots on worst-dressed for celebrities who seem to have suffered a lapse in style judgement. The prime culprit in these cases? The cut and fit of the garment, which does not do the celebrity justice. We've seen fashionable ladies like Emma Stone step out in a dress that looks like a garbage sack, while Naomi Watts was spotted in a frock whose batwing sleeves made her look ready to take flight.
But there are those cases when stars take a risk that crashes and burns on the red carpet. Whether it was Kim Kardashian's dress made of credit cards or Nicki Minaj's skin-tight lace bodysuit, there were times when we had to look away from the screen. Check out our picks for the year's worst-dressed celebrities and then head over to see our best-dressed celebrities of 2012.