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Embarrassing '90s Clothes You Used to Rock  

Ariel Kana
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This is a compilation of the terrible 90s clothes you used to rock. It includes all the best 90s fashion trends that at the time seemed so cool but in hindsight are hilarious...ly embarrassing. From the grunge look with flannel shirts and combat boots, to those Hammer pants and Starter jackets, not to mention all the spandex that was around at the time, these fashion trends scream 1990s.

If you lived through the 90s, more than likely you can relate to one of these embarrassing clothing choices. Nothing said 90s like denim overalls - with one strap unbuckled, of course - along with your super-cool Hypercolor shirt all covered up by the most colorful windbreaker you can find. And ladies, don't forget that fabulous fabric scrunchie that hoisted your hair into a swinging pony tail. Pretty sure if you dressed like this today, you'd get more than a few looks. 

Thankfully, many of these horrid 90s fashion trends faded out in the last millennium, but if you look really hard, you can probably spot hints of these fashion don'ts at your local thrift shop. Looking for more 90s awkwardness? Check out the most incredible 90s slang and most nostalgia-inducing 90s toys too!
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Flannel Shirts
Flannel Shirts is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Embarrassing '90s Clothes You Used to Rock
Photo:  Wayne's World 2/Paramount Picture
Did you ever wear this?
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Scrunchies
Scrunchies is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Embarrassing '90s Clothes You Used to Rock
Photo:  TOBATOBA

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Did you ever wear this?
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Sweaters Tied Around the Waist
Sweaters Tied Around the Waist is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Embarrassing '90s Clothes You Used to Rock
Photo:  Blossom/NBC
Did you ever wear this?
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Overalls
Overalls is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Embarrassing '90s Clothes You Used to Rock
Photo:  Clueless/Paramount Pictures
Did you ever wear this?