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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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    Down 417

    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
  12. 12
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    Popped Collars

    61
  13. 13
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    Shutter Shades

    58
  14. 14
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    Powdered Wigs

    58
  15. 15
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    Trucker Hats

    57
  16. 16
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    Jumpsuits

    56
  17. 17
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    Uggs

    54
  18. 18
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    Fanny Packs

    54
  19. 19
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    Skinny Jeans On Men

    53
    added by: birdiejay23
  20. 20
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    Underwear as Outerwear

    52
  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

    44
  24. 24
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    Jeggings

    43
  25. 25
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    Bell-bottoms

    43
  26. 26
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    Legwarmers

    43
  27. 27
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    Corsets

    42
  28. 28
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    Nerd Glasses

    42
    added by: birdiejay23
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    Rhinestones

    42
    added by: MadameLil
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    Manscaping

    42
    added by: Dismalhead
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    Stirrup Pants

    40
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    Bike Shorts

    39
    added by: MadameLil
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    Fox Stoles

    39
  34. 34
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    White Patent Leather Shoes

    38
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    Crinoline Cages

    38
  36. 36
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    Nose Rings

    38
    added by: ChantelleSilveira
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    Bustles

    38
  38. 38
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    Zubaz

    38
    added by: hellodalai
  39. 39
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    Big Hair

    37
  40. 40
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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

    33
  43. 43
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    Light Coloured Lipstick

    32
    added by: Roadahead 010812
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    Hobble Skirts

    32
    added by: MadameLil
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    Sandals (with or without socks)

    32
    added by: Roadahead 010812
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    Army trousers

    31
    added by: Roadahead 010812
  47. 47
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    Beehive Hair

    30
    added by: MadameLil
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    Neon

    30
  49. 49
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    Shirtwaists

    30
    added by: MadameLil
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    Platform Shoes

    29
    added by: MadameLil
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