The worst fashion trends of each decade

The worst fashion trends of each decade

Not every trend is good and not every look can be called fashionable. There are some which are complete disasters and such disasters can be found for each decade.

#1 The 1900s-1910s - The Corsets

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Whoever came up with the concept of corsets clearly had no idea about the discomfort which comes with it and may have really hated women for the trouble they had to undergo to look fashionable in this era.

#2 The 1910s-1920s - The Hobble Skirts

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These dresses not only came with different layers but also had a very narrow base making it extremely difficult to walk, let alone glide because one was wearing the latest in fashion.

#3 The 1920s-1930s - Cloche Hats

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These hats could be considered an epic fashion disaster, given the fact that no one in their right mind would don a hat which is clearly meant for infants. But if it was fashion, it was bad fashion indeed.

#4 The 1920s-1930s - Bathing suits

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These bathing suits from an era, almost a hundred years ago, look and feel like the fashion disasters they were. Not only did they look unflattering but the multiple layers added to the impracticality of the bathing suit.

#5 The 1940s - Mini Bowler Hats

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Bowler hats were never intended to be worn by women but if they did choose to wear it, it would have been better to use the regular size. Mini bowler hats not only looked hideous but defeated the purpose of wearing hats altogether.

#6 The 1950s - Poodle Skirts

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The poodle skirts emerged with the embroidery of poodles on skirts which is cool if they do not become a trend. The embroidered skirts then came with random things being stitched on them and the fashion just came crashing down.

#7 The 1960s - Patterned Tights

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Tights are already meant to stick to your skin like another layer upon your body but adding pattern to them may have been one of the worst ideas possible. Now imagine a tight which is leopard printed and you would understand the horror.

#8 The 1960s - The Future Trend

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The appeal towards a futuristic fashion trend is welcome but why did they imagine clothes made out of metal makes little sense. One can understand the context of the space race during this era but adding layers of Titanium to your clothes does not qualify as fashion.

#9 The 1970s - Patchwork skirts

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It is one thing to experiment with a lot of different colors and quite another to create a patchwork which looks like mixed farming at best. But it was fashion and a disaster at the same time.

#10 The 1970s - Safety pin face jewellery

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While it is not clear what constitutes fashion in this regard but the 1970s were a time for experimentation indeed and no wonder something as bizarre as this passed off as fashion.

#11 The 1980s - Leg-warmers

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No, there is nothing cool about the leg-warmers and while you may have been the hottest teen sporting this back in the 80s, today it is one of the most hideous things imaginable.

#12 The 1980s - The Madonna way

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While Madonna may have been the style icon of the era and can still dictate fashion trends when she wishes but with hindsight, this style had everything wrong with it.

#13 The 1990s - Blossom Hats

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What is wrong with hats with slight modifications to suit the era? The experimentation with hats had some really bizarre results and this trend was definitely one of them.

#14 The 1990s - Popcorn shirts

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Why would anyone do this? There is nothing fashionable about this and popcorns are meant to be eaten, right? We attribute this to genuine lack of ideas in this period.

#15 The 2000s - The Velour Tracksuits

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The very fact that so many of the fashion icons chose this trend says that there was something indeed good about it but one look at them, now, and you would know how wrong they were.

#16 The 2000s - The ultra-low rise jeans

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Oh C'mon! This is definitely not fashioned and even those who have no clue about dressing would naturally steer clear of these. It is still a wonder how this disaster made way into mainstream fashion.

 

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