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38 Photos That Prove Our Parents Want To Embarrass Us

So. Many. Patterns.

We asked the BuzzFeed Community to show us the crazy outfits they wore as kids. Here are the results.

1. This Pixar fan:

"An oversized A Bug's Life sweatshirt, white chunky socks, shorts, and velcro sneakers. #fashionista" —evanl422fda917
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"An oversized A Bug's Life sweatshirt, white chunky socks, shorts, and velcro sneakers. #fashionista" —evanl422fda917

2. This dancing queen:

"Somehow, my parents thought it would be okay for me to have cornrows as a pasty white girl." —melw4891e45b2
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"Somehow, my parents thought it would be okay for me to have cornrows as a pasty white girl." —melw4891e45b2

3. This Pocahontas fan:

"Born in '87, baby! Look at them jewel tones on jewel tones, cassette player and headband. Stylin'." —kendralucille
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"Born in '87, baby! Look at them jewel tones on jewel tones, cassette player and headband. Stylin'." —kendralucille

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4. This trendsetter:

"Here's what happened when I dressed myself." —amandakayh2
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"Here's what happened when I dressed myself." —amandakayh2

5. This Blossom cosplayer:

"Is it really the '90s if you don’t have striped parachute pants and an absurdly large flower hat?" —hollyh4f4af2be0
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"Is it really the '90s if you don’t have striped parachute pants and an absurdly large flower hat?" —hollyh4f4af2be0

6. These cool AF sisters:

"The original candy floss hipsters." —laurena4db07154c
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"The original candy floss hipsters." —laurena4db07154c

7. This ski star:

"Just a totally normal outfit for shredding some slopes." —hannahc4b1b30ab5
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"Just a totally normal outfit for shredding some slopes." —hannahc4b1b30ab5

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8. This sweet, summer child:

"My mom used to get the templates from Jo-Ann Fabrics. She made this ensemble the summer of ‘93." —rickandrewb
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"My mom used to get the templates from Jo-Ann Fabrics. She made this ensemble the summer of ‘93." —rickandrewb

9. This toon-in-training:

"I think I had better style then than now." —munchkin233
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"I think I had better style then than now." —munchkin233

10. This family of sports fans:

"I am wearing the 'awesome' Hawaiian shirt." —emilyjaneb48f11f3dd
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"I am wearing the 'awesome' Hawaiian shirt." —emilyjaneb48f11f3dd

11. This stylish party girl:

"I thought I was STYLIN' with this outfit in 1986." —andreap4b36020da
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"I thought I was STYLIN' with this outfit in 1986." —andreap4b36020da

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12. This risk-taker:

"Why was I wearing denim on the beach?" —alliek488dd7aef
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"Why was I wearing denim on the beach?" —alliek488dd7aef

13. This sharp cyclist:

 —corywje

14. This All-American:

"WHY DID THEY MAKE ME DO THIS?" —maymem
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"WHY DID THEY MAKE ME DO THIS?" —maymem

15. This back-to-school prince:

"I was pretty rockin’ in 1995." —johns4511bd3cc
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"I was pretty rockin’ in 1995." —johns4511bd3cc

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16. This CEO-in-training:

"My awesome suit." —bethanye46d84f26a
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"My awesome suit." —bethanye46d84f26a

17. This dainty little queen:

"Gotta love the '90s and floral patterns." —elysea44b6ac13b
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"Gotta love the '90s and floral patterns." —elysea44b6ac13b

18. This Hello Kitty fan:

"I hope that long khaki cargo skirt is burning in hell where it belongs." —tawncat
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"I hope that long khaki cargo skirt is burning in hell where it belongs." —tawncat

19. This adventurer:

"Sadly, this isn't even the worst picture." —a4b0310887
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"Sadly, this isn't even the worst picture." —a4b0310887

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20. This fashion icon:

"I'm not sure where this was. I'm not sure when this was. All I know is I was fly as hell." —laurena4ddc55190
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"I'm not sure where this was. I'm not sure when this was. All I know is I was fly as hell." —laurena4ddc55190

21. This outdoor maven:

"At least it's colour coordinated?" —katelinr2
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"At least it's colour coordinated?" —katelinr2

22. This catalog model:

"Circa 1998, modeling my new Limited Too purse." —natalies4eddc3057
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"Circa 1998, modeling my new Limited Too purse." —natalies4eddc3057

23. This badass:

"I wore this rockstar outfit nearly every day." —quirkythequirk
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"I wore this rockstar outfit nearly every day." —quirkythequirk

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24. This Taking Back Sunday fan:

"I went through the scene phase." —c494698603
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"I went through the scene phase." —c494698603

25. This movie-loving pirate:

"I have zero explanation for this. No, I did not wear the eye patch for medical reasons." —g1nger0hsnap
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"I have zero explanation for this. No, I did not wear the eye patch for medical reasons." —g1nger0hsnap

26. This wild woman:

"Fruit upon fruit upon fruit. The snake was terrified of my ensemble." —jeanninewinstonp
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"Fruit upon fruit upon fruit. The snake was terrified of my ensemble." —jeanninewinstonp

27. These floral champions:

"What parents in the '90s could resist dressing their children in frilly floral dresses?" —kaylas40ae27c98
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"What parents in the '90s could resist dressing their children in frilly floral dresses?" —kaylas40ae27c98

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28. This '90s icon:

"This was the coolest outfit I owned." —j46a1e20d5
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"This was the coolest outfit I owned." —j46a1e20d5

29. These hair connoisseurs:

 —courtneyh466e3012c

30. This flowery bundle:

"Early '90s winter gear!" —phantomflorence
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"Early '90s winter gear!" —phantomflorence

31. These hip kidz:

"Rugrat? More like Thugrat." —jennal43f1628ac
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"Rugrat? More like Thugrat." —jennal43f1628ac

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32. This other Pocahontas fan:

"Pretty sure my mother let me get dressed in the dark. Meanwhile, my sister was the epitome of late '90s cool." —t4c5a636e0
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"Pretty sure my mother let me get dressed in the dark. Meanwhile, my sister was the epitome of late '90s cool." —t4c5a636e0

33. This lover of bears and grandmas:

"My grandma made me this polar bear sweater, which made me feel like the coolest kid ever." —doglover23
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"My grandma made me this polar bear sweater, which made me feel like the coolest kid ever." —doglover23

34. These stylish siblings:

"Early '90s high fashion." —jessicacarrollo
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"Early '90s high fashion." —jessicacarrollo

35. These other stylish siblings:

"I’m not sure what’s worse: how much my sister’s outfit matches or how much mine doesn’t." —maeganl4f6133b58
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"I’m not sure what’s worse: how much my sister’s outfit matches or how much mine doesn’t." —maeganl4f6133b58

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36. This jazz star:

"What was my dance teacher thinking?" —katien1
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"What was my dance teacher thinking?" —katien1

37. These bold sisters:

"My sister and I thought these outfits were adorable. So adorable that we needed professional photos taken with them." —lizbeth415
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"My sister and I thought these outfits were adorable. So adorable that we needed professional photos taken with them." —lizbeth415

38. And this Batman fan:

"This is what Florida kids wore indoors." - Jamie Jirak
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"This is what Florida kids wore indoors." - Jamie Jirak

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