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    12 Fashion Trends That Should Never Make A Comeback

    Fads are a rapidly changing part of culture, and thank sweet baby jesus for it because these trends really need to just stay in their proper decades as warning for past fashion faux pas. And no, none of these should be worn ironically, either.

    1. Platform thong sandals

    Via lidsblog.wordpress.com

    What was up with women vying over wearing these chunks of styrofoam? It kind of made made people look like the wanted to be both comfortable yet stylish but then forgot what both of those words meant.

    2. Gold lame leggins

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    Unless you're in the top .0001% of people that can pull off this look (or this is still the '80s, which, last time I checked, it's not) these things just end up looking like legs squeezed into easter egg foil at a rave.

    3. Mullet

    Via momdot.com

    It doesn't matter how attractive, or famous, you may be, if you sport a mullet you look like a douche. I'm really sorry to break it to you like this, but someone really needed to let you know.

    4. Parachute pants

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    Are you being launched into space? Are you carrying around an abundance of small objects in those zipper pockets? You're not? Good. Then you'll never need to wear these pants again.

    5. Tie dye shorts

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    Yeah, yeah, yeah. You still totally love those tie-dye shorts you made at summer camp back in the fifth grade. But still, just no.

    6. Army Pants

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    Did you serve this great nation? Then don't wear something that indicates otherwise.

    7. JNCO jeans

    Via sull.tv

    Ugh, JNCO jeans. These baggy pants were kinda the worst, plus it looked like wearing two giant sleeping bags on your legs.

    8. (Ironic) Rat tails

    Via ironicmustache.tumblr.com

    Hey man, I know you're all for '80's nostalgia and everything, but...pssst...you look like you're actually hiding a trendy animal under your hat.

    9. '80s windbreakers

    Via eatliver.com

    So many terribly clashing vibrant patterns I'm seeing double.

    10. '90s tapered leg jeans

    AKA the mom jeans. They had a great way of stretching out the ass while still maintaining the most unflattering shape in the world.

    11. Fake hair scrunchies

    Via kikisrhinestones.com

    These were always weird so weird. They look like fake furry donuts you stick in your hair so your bun looks even more hairy than your actual hair.

    12. Ed Hardy

    Via smosh.com

    This brand just needs to go away forever.

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