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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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  1. 58
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    Skorts

    12
    added by: LanaYoshii
  2. 57
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    Nose Piercing

    18
    added by: ChantelleSilveira
  3. 56
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    Down 210

    French Manicure/ Pedicure

    21
  4. 55
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    Down 170

    blue mascara

    21
    added by: persongee
  5. 54
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    Down 154

    Stonewashed Denim

    26
    added by: MadameLil
  6. 53
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    Down 289
    27
    added by: PatrickMcCarley
  7. 52
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    Down 287

    Crop Tops

    28
  8. 51
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    Jorts

    29
    added by: HoserUSC
  9. 50
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    Shirtwaists

    29
    added by: MadameLil
  10. 49
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    Platform Shoes

    29
    added by: MadameLil
  11. 48
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    Neon

    30
  12. 47
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    Beehive Hair

    30
    added by: MadameLil
  13. 46
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    Army trousers

    31
    added by: Roadahead 010812
  14. 45
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    Hobble Skirts

    31
    added by: MadameLil
  15. 44
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    Sandals (with or without socks)

    31
    added by: Roadahead 010812
  16. 43
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    Light Coloured Lipstick

    32
    added by: Roadahead 010812
  17. 42
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    Giant High-Waist Belts

    33
  18. 41
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    Annie Hall Look

    34
    added by: MadameLil
  19. 40
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    Picture Hats

    35
    added by: MadameLil
  20. 39
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    Big Hair

    37
  21. 38
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    Bustles

    37
  22. 37
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    Zubaz

    37
    added by: hellodalai
  23. 36
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    Nose Rings

    37
    added by: ChantelleSilveira
  24. 35
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    Crinoline Cages

    38
  25. 34
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    White Patent Leather Shoes

    38
  26. 33
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    Down 319

    Fox Stoles

    38
  27. 32
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    Down 339

    Stirrup Pants

    39
  28. 31
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    Bike Shorts

    39
    added by: MadameLil
  29. 30
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    Rhinestones

    41
    added by: MadameLil
  30. 29
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    Down 171

    Nerd Glasses

    41
    added by: birdiejay23
  31. 28
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    Manscaping

    42
    added by: Dismalhead
  32. 27
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    Down 409

    Corsets

    42
  33. 26
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    Down 357

    Bell-bottoms

    42
  34. 25
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    Down 415

    Legwarmers

    42
  35. 24
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    Down 462

    Jeggings

    43
  36. 23
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    Bib Overalls

    43
  37. 22
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    Cuban Heeled Men's Shoes

    45
  38. 21
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    Fur

    48
    added by: Roadahead 010812
  39. 20
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    Underwear as Outerwear

    51
  40. 19
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    Skinny Jeans On Men

    52
    added by: birdiejay23
  41. 18
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    Fanny Packs

    54
  42. 17
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    Down 490

    Uggs

    54
  43. 16
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    Down 384

    Jumpsuits

    56
  44. 15
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    Trucker Hats

    57
  45. 14
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    Powdered Wigs

    57
  46. 13
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    Shutter Shades

    58
  47. 12
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    Popped Collars

    61
  48. 11
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    Flat Brimmed Hats

    62
    added by: ChrisRubin
  49. 10
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    Mom Jeans

    65
  50. 9
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    Shoulder Pads

    67
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