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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

    82
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    Rat Tails

    80
  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

    68
  9. 9
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    Down 426

    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
  13. 13
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    Shutter Shades

    59
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    Powdered Wigs

    58
  15. 15
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    Trucker Hats

    58
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    Jumpsuits

    56
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    Skinny Jeans On Men

    55
    added by: birdiejay23
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    Uggs

    55
  19. 19
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    Fanny Packs

    54
  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

    46
  23. 23
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    Bib Overalls

    44
  24. 24
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    Bell-bottoms

    43
  25. 25
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    Jeggings

    43
  26. 26
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    Legwarmers

    43
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    Corsets

    43
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    Nerd Glasses

    43
    added by: birdiejay23
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    Rhinestones

    42
    added by: MadameLil
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    Manscaping

    42
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    Stirrup Pants

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    Bike Shorts

    40
    added by: MadameLil
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    White Patent Leather Shoes

    39
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    Fox Stoles

    39
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    Crinoline Cages

    39
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    Zubaz

    38
    added by: hellodalai
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    Bustles

    38
  38. 38
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    Nose Rings

    38
    added by: ChantelleSilveira
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    Big Hair

    37
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    Picture Hats

    36
    added by: MadameLil
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    Annie Hall Look

    35
    added by: MadameLil
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    Giant High-Waist Belts

    34
  43. 43
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    Light Coloured Lipstick

    33
    added by: Roadahead 010812
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    Hobble Skirts

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

    32
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    Beehive Hair

    31
    added by: MadameLil
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    Army trousers

    31
    added by: Roadahead 010812
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    Neon

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    Shirtwaists

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    added by: MadameLil
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    Platform Shoes

    30
    added by: MadameLil
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