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Fashion Trends From The Past You Wish Would Make A Comeback

List RulesVote up the fashion trends you hope would make a grand return.

Fashion is always changing, but are there ever times you wish some old fashion trends would make a comeback? Maybe you think bell bottoms from the 1970s were the epitome of cool, or maybe you think top hats give off an aura of stately sophistication that we're missing today. Maybe one of the many fashion trends from the 1990s should make a return, but no matter how hard you try to convince others, it never seems to catch on.

Well, maybe there should be a place where people could democratically agree upon which outdated fashion trends should make a grand return. No one necessarily has to act on it, but wouldn't it be cool to know which fashion trends from the past could be potential fashion trends for the present?

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    Circle Skirts

    Photo: Deutsche Fotothek / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0 DE

    Popular in the 1950s and early 1960s, circle skirts are skirts cut in a perfect circle.

    Time for a comeback?
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    Photo: Thomas Lawrence / Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain

    Popular in many historical societies, cloaks are thin outerwear that offer a combination of practicality and style.

    Time for a comeback?
  • 3


    Photo: Georg Martin Ignaz Raab / Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain

    Popular in many times throughout history including Ancient Sumeria, 19th-Century Europe, and the late 1990s in the United States, chokers are close-fitting necklaces.

    Time for a comeback?
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    Walking Sticks

    Photo: Harris & Ewing, photographer / Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain

    A popular piece of gentlemen's attire from the mid 19th century, walking sticks were both fashion accessory and played a practical purpose by providing extra support while walking.

    Time for a comeback?