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2012_12_collab-jump-sharkFashion industry experts are suggesting that the era of the high-low collaboration has passed its prime. This comes after the holiday season's two biggest designer collabs—Margiela for H&M and the Target-Neiman Marcus partnership with 24 CFDA designers—were reportedly lacking in sales. "It's become very formulaic at this point," Mickey Boardman, editorial director of Paper Magazine, told the New York Post. "Everyone does them, and so they don't really seem as special." What do you think? Has the high-low collab jumped the shark? Sound off in the comments. [Racked]