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21 Out Of Style Things That Should Make A Comeback Now

Everyone knows that fashion is a circle, not a straight line. So every so often, great styles make a comeback. Just ask Fiat 500.

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2. Headscarves

No more 'bad hair days' - EVER. Plus, you look like you've just stepped out of a French film. One where you're a glamorous countess and are about to go on a windswept drive.

4. Frosted blue eyeshadow

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The natural look is so overrated - isn't the point of make-up to make you look lovelier? You were on to a winner if you found this in your mum's make-up bag as a kid. #Nostalgia.

5. Double denim

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Whoever said that we couldn't wear denim up top and bottom? Crazy people, that's who. Denim works hard for its living and goes with everything. That's why they wear it in prisons.

Oh.

6. Skirt suits

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Just as easy to put on as jeans and a top, but looks so sophisticated. Best accessorised with bright red lipstick and clipped vowels.

7. Wide-collar shirts

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Fashion that's not only a style-statement but doubles as a device to stop strangers from invading your personal space on the tube. Use extra starch, to make them stick out, for maximum elbow room.

8. Longline swimwear

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Not only does it hide a multitude of sins, there's no weird tan lines to disguise later. Modern swimwear is just underwear - it's like the Emperor's new clothes.

9. Shoulder pads

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Particularly if you're a shorter girl - because then what you lack in height, you can make up for in shoulder width. Like a fashion linebacker.

10. Velour

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Ruined in the 90s by tracksuit bottoms and daytime TV show guests. However, this picture shows the benefits of wearing such a tactile fabric - it just pleads 'come snuggle me'.

11. Marabou feathers

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On capes, coats and mule heels - we'd wear these every day, like a down-on-her-luck socialite, if society wouldn't frown upon us.

12. Day gloves

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Gloves - when it's not even cold outside? An odd concept, but when you stop to think about how germy public transport is, they totally make sense. Plus, they hide chipped nail varnish, sweaty palms and make even large paws look dainty.

13. Geometric tailoring

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Especially when it's in primary colours teamed with black and lashings of black eyeliner. You look like you're in a Pablo Picasso painting, or the sort of girl people write songs about. Bonus points: the black eyeliner hides tell-tale grey eye-bags and actually looks better when you've slept in it/accidentally rubbed your eyes because you've forgotten you've got make-up on. Again.

14. Flares

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A massive style-statement that makes your waist look tiny and the rest of you look like you might be a time-traveller. If people ask you this, exclaim 'WHAT YEAR IS IT? MY EXPERIMENT WORKED!' then run away, cackling madly.

15. Prairie-style maxi skirts

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They came back briefly in the early 00s but then vanished from our fashion conscience. Which was a tragedy as they never needed ironing. Gone but not forgotten.

16. Day dresses with boleros

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Ok, we'd become slaves to the iron, and wouldn't be able to sit down all day without creasing them - but they look so feminine.

17. Shell suits

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You had one when you were 9, and admit it, you loved it.

Look - it's no worse than the onesie, and it makes a lovely crinkly noise in the wind.

20. Hypercolor tshirts

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Like a mood ring, but for your body. The only problem was that they were heat activated - so tended to colour around the pit area if you got a little hot and bothered. But, with the invention of extra-strength deodorant we're ready to bring these back to the twenty-teens.

21. Gold lamé

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Because nothing shows that you're ready to party quite like a jacket that reflects light like a disco ball. It's the least practical colour and material you could wear - which means it's pure party.

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