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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
  2. 2
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    Foot binding in China

    94
  3. 3
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    Grills

    91
  4. 4
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    Mullets

    81
  5. 5
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    Rat Tails

    79
  6. 6
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    Hammer Pants

    76
  7. 7
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    Face Piercings

    69
    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

    66
  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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    Trucker Hats

    58
  15. 15
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    Powdered Wigs

    58
  16. 16
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    Jumpsuits

    56
  17. 17
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    Uggs

    54
  18. 18
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    Fanny Packs

    53
  19. 19
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    Skinny Jeans On Men

    52
    added by: birdiejay23
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    Underwear as Outerwear

    51
  21. 21
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    Fur

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

    45
  23. 23
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    Bib Overalls

    43
  24. 24
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    Legwarmers

    43
  25. 25
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    Jeggings

    42
  26. 26
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    Bell-bottoms

    42
  27. 27
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    Corsets

    42
  28. 28
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    Manscaping

    42
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    Nerd Glasses

    42
    added by: birdiejay23
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    Rhinestones

    41
    added by: MadameLil
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    Bike Shorts

    40
    added by: MadameLil
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    Stirrup Pants

    39
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    Fox Stoles

    38
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    White Patent Leather Shoes

    38
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    Crinoline Cages

    38
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    Nose Rings

    38
    added by: ChantelleSilveira
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    Zubaz

    37
    added by: hellodalai
  38. 38
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    Bustles

    37
  39. 39
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    Big Hair

    37
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    Picture Hats

    35
    added by: MadameLil
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    Annie Hall Look

    35
    added by: MadameLil
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    Giant High-Waist Belts

    33
  43. 43
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    Light Coloured Lipstick

    32
    added by: Roadahead 010812
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    Hobble Skirts

    31
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    Army trousers

    31
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    Sandals (with or without socks)

    31
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    Beehive Hair

    31
    added by: MadameLil
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    Neon

    30
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    Platform Shoes

    29
    added by: MadameLil
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    Shirtwaists

    29
    added by: MadameLil
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