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List Rules 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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Sagging Pants

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Grills is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Grills

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Rat Tails is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Rat Tails

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Face Piercings is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Face Piercings

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Inflated Lips is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Inflated Lips

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Hammer Pants is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Hammer Pants

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Mullets is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Mullets

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Skinny Jeans On Men is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Skinny Jeans On Men

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Flat Brimmed Hats is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Flat Brimmed Hats

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Crocs is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Crocs

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Popped Collars is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Popped Collars

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Powdered Wigs is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Powdered Wigs

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Ear Gauging is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Ear Gauging

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Shoulder Pads is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Shoulder Pads

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Fanny Packs is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Fanny Packs

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Mom Jeans is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Mom Jeans

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Shutter Shades is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Shutter Shades

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Jumpsuits is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Jumpsuits

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Uggs is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Uggs

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Trucker Hats is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Trucker Hats

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Nerd Glasses is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Nerd Glasses

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Fur is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Fur

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Caps On Sideways is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Caps On Sideways

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Underwear as Outerwear is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Underwear as Outerwear

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Cuban Heeled Men's Shoes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Cuban Heeled Men's Shoes

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Manscaping is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Manscaping

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Yeti Boots is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Yeti Boots

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Zubaz is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Zubaz

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Nose Rings is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Nose Rings

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Bell-bottoms is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Bell-bottoms

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Colored Hair is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Colored Hair

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Zoot Suits is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Zoot Suits

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Bike Shorts is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Bike Shorts

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Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History

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Corsets is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Corsets

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Crinoline Cages is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Crinoline Cages

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Fox Stoles is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Fox Stoles

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Neck/face Tattoos is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Neck/face Tattoos

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Jnco Wideleg Pants is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Jnco Wideleg Pants

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Bustles is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Bustles

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Rhinestones is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Rhinestones

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Bib Overalls is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Bib Overalls

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Annie Hall Look is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Annie Hall Look

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Jeggings is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Jeggings

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White Patent Leather Shoes is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
White Patent Leather Shoes

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Stirrup Pants is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Stirrup Pants

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Legwarmers is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Legwarmers

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Sandals (with or without socks... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Sandals (with or without socks)

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Social Justice Warriors is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Social Justice Warriors

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Picture Hats is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History
Picture Hats