The Worst Fashion Trends in History Anything
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The Worst Fashion Trends in History

List Criteria: Add and upvote the worst fashion trends. Clothes, hairstyles or body modifications that are generally bad for society.

These are the fugliest, most horrendous, worst fashion trends in history. Rank and vote on the worst fashion disasters of all time, by their awfulness, and add any fashion abominations that are missing. We don't know why these things were popular, and we never will. Looking back, all we can do is burn the photos and pretend it never happened.

Terrible trends like those on this list sweep through a population like an infection, perming hair and ruining school photos... only to burn themselves out as people slowly come to their senses and realize they are actually wearing a denim unitard in public. The worst fashion trends in history are just as memorable - if not more - than the best fashion trends. Behold! The ugliest things people have put on their bodies, all in the name of fashion.

What are the worst fashion trends? Check out these historical fashion disasters and once you finally stop laughing, vote for the ugliest! This list also includes the dumbest fashion trends of the 20th century so you just may see some that you wore back in the day.
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    Sagging Pants

    100
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    Foot binding in China

    94
  3. 3
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    Grills

    91
  4. 4
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    Mullets

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    Rat Tails

    79
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    Hammer Pants

    76
  7. 7
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    Face Piercings

    68
    added by: Dismalhead
  8. 8
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    Crocs

    67
  9. 9
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    Shoulder Pads

    67
  10. 10
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    Mom Jeans

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  11. 11
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    Flat Brimmed Hats

    62
    added by: ChrisRubin
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    Popped Collars

    61
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    Shutter Shades

    58
  14. 14
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    Powdered Wigs

    57
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    Trucker Hats

    57
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    Jumpsuits

    56
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    Uggs

    54
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    Fanny Packs

    54
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    Skinny Jeans On Men

    52
    added by: birdiejay23
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    Underwear as Outerwear

    51
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    Fur

    48
    added by: Roadahead 010812
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    Cuban Heeled Men's Shoes

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  23. 23
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    Bib Overalls

    43
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    Jeggings

    43
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    Legwarmers

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    Bell-bottoms

    42
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    Corsets

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    Manscaping

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    Nerd Glasses

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    Rhinestones

    41
    added by: MadameLil
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    Bike Shorts

    39
    added by: MadameLil
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    Stirrup Pants

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    Fox Stoles

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    White Patent Leather Shoes

    38
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    Nose Rings

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    added by: ChantelleSilveira
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    Crinoline Cages

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  37. 37
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    Zubaz

    37
    added by: hellodalai
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    Big Hair

    37
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    Bustles

    37
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    Picture Hats

    35
    added by: MadameLil
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    Annie Hall Look

    34
    added by: MadameLil
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    Giant High-Waist Belts

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  43. 43
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    Light Coloured Lipstick

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    Sandals (with or without socks)

    31
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    Hobble Skirts

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    Army trousers

    31
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    Beehive Hair

    30
    added by: MadameLil
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    Neon

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    Platform Shoes

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    added by: MadameLil
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    Shirtwaists

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    added by: MadameLil
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