Look, I'm not saying ombré can't be lovely — exceedingly lovely, even. Just look at this ombré aisle runner! pinterest.com If this wonderful flower petal arrangement doesn't say "dream wedding," well, then, Kim Kardashian's baby doesn't have a really stupid name. Ombré manicures can also look really, really nice! pinterest.com And the ombré hair trend is still going strong, with some truly nice results. pinterest.com Ombré is even quite bewitching on cats. pinterest.com Advertisement Go ombré! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF But there's a dark side. Because sometimes — a lot of the time — ombré goes horribly, horribly wrong. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF 1. Like when ombré befell this cableknit sweater. pinterest.com 2. Or when ombré infected this hairy coat. pinterest.com Which would make you look like a soot-covered overgrown sheep. Advertisement 3. Or when it seeped into this sleeveless denim "top" thing (whatever it is). pinterest.com 4. In fact, ombré has spread from the eerily enthusiastic realm of Pinterest to the world all around us. Even this rock isn't safe. pinterest.com 5. Nor was this fringed vest. pinterest.com Which had enough going on, TBH, before someone wrestled it into a bucket of blue dye. 6. But one of the most common victims of bad ombré — the kind of ombré that makes things look diseased — are studded jean shorts. pinterest.com Advertisement 7. pinterest.com 8. They're hardly the only bottoms succumbing to the trend. So have these tights. pinterest.com 9. And these gray and Gatorade-colored leggings. 10. Baked goods are in even greater danger of suffering an ombré affliction. pinterest.com No wedding cake is safe. Advertisement 11. No cake maker can resist dyeing their cakes in a gradient-like fashion these days. statigr.am 12. But dyeing cake is like dyeing chicken — just unnecessary! pinterest.com 13. As was adding ombré to the long fringe on this bustier. pinterest.com 14. Even adorable kittens on T-shirts can't escape ombré. pinterest.com Ombré transforms any ironic tee into a confusing, psychedelic affront to cotton. Advertisement 15. The cold, hard truth is: some things just weren't meant for ombré. Like acid wash. pinterest.com 16. Or fake toenails. pinterest.com 17. And we haven't even gotten into leopard ombré eyeshadow yet. pinterest.com 18. Or ombré LIPS. pinterest.com Advertisement 19. pinterest.com 20. Or this guy's ombré face/chest. pinterest.com 21. And this ombré suit? It's probably not going to get you that job. pinterest.com Unless your prospective employer isn't turned off by people who look like they soaked in pee. People say glitter is the herpes of craft products. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Advertisement But that's simply not true. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Because ombré is the herpes of EVERYTHING. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF But hang in there, world. We'll get through this horrible trend together. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Share On facebook Share On facebook Share On vk Share On vk Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On lineapp Share On lineapp Share On twitter Share On twitter Share On email Share On email Share On sms Share On sms Share On whatsapp Share On whatsapp Share On more Share On more Share On tumblr Share On tumblr Share On link Share On link Share On copy Share On copy Omg It's Prime Day!