The Worst Fashion Trends in History Anything

The Worst Fashion Trends in History

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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 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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    Foot binding in China is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History


    Foot binding in China

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


    Rat Tails

  5. 5
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    Hammer Pants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History


    Hammer Pants

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

    added by Dismalhead
    Face Piercings

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    Skinny Jeans On Men is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History

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    Skinny Jeans On Men

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    Mullets is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History


    Mullets

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    Inflated Lips is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History

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    Inflated Lips

  10. 10
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    Flat Brimmed Hats is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History

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    Flat Brimmed Hats

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


    Crocs

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


    Fanny Packs

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


    Powdered Wigs

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


    Shutter Shades

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


    Shoulder Pads

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

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    Ear Gauging

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


    Trucker Hats

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

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    Nerd Glasses

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


    Jumpsuits

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


    Uggs

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

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    Fur

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

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    Zubaz

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    Manscaping is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History

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    Manscaping

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    Cuban Heeled Men's Shoes is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History


    Cuban Heeled Men's Shoes

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    Underwear as Outerwear is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History


    Underwear as Outerwear

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

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    Caps On Sideways

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

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    Yeti Boots

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    Nose Rings is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History

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    Nose Rings

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

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    Colored Hair

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    Bell-bottoms is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History


    Bell-bottoms

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

    added by MadameLil
    Bike Shorts

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

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    Zoot Suits

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

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    Picture Hats

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

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    Rhinestones

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    White Patent Leather Shoes is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History


    White Patent Leather Shoes

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


    Bustles

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


    Bib Overalls

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

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    Jnco Wideleg Pants

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


    Fox Stoles

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


    Corsets

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

    added by MadameLil
    Annie Hall Look

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    Sandals (with or without socks... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History

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    Sandals (with or without socks)

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


    Jeggings

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    Legwarmers is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History


    Legwarmers

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    Caps On Backwards is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History

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    Caps On Backwards

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    Giant High-Waist Belts is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Worst Fashion Trends in History


    Giant High-Waist Belts

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