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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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    Annie Hall Look

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    Army trousers

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    Athletic Shorts: Six Short Stories

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    Beehive Hair

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    Bell-bottoms

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    Bib Overalls

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    Big Hair

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  8. 32
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    Bike Shorts

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    Bustles

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    Corsets

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    Crinoline Cages

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    Crocs

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  14. 52
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    Crop Tops

    28
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    Cuban Heeled Men's Shoes

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    Face Piercings

    69
    added by: Dismalhead
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    Fanny Packs

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    Flat Brimmed Hats

    62
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    Foot binding in China

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  20. 34
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    Fox Stoles

    39
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    French Manicure/ Pedicure

    21
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    Fur

    48
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    Giant High-Waist Belts

    34
  24. 3
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    Grills

    91
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    Hammer Pants

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  26. 44
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    Hobble Skirts

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    Jeggings

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  28. 51
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    Jorts

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    Jumpsuits

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  30. 26
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    Legwarmers

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  31. 43
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    Light Coloured Lipstick

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    Manscaping

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    Mom Jeans

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    Mullets

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  35. 48
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    Neon

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  36. 28
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    Nerd Glasses

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    Nose Piercing

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    Nose Rings

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    Picture Hats

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    Platform Shoes

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    Popped Collars

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    Powdered Wigs

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    Rat Tails

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    Rhinestones

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    Sagging Pants

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    Sandals (with or without socks)

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    Shirtwaists

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    Shoulder Pads

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  49. 13
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    Shutter Shades

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    Skinny Jeans On Men

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