1. Believe it or not, tracksuits were still a thing in 2008. Kristian Dowling / Getty Images 2. And if your flared jeans weren't covering up your shoes, you were doing it wrong. Neilson Barnard / Getty Images, Scott Gries / Getty Images 3. Studded belts, like the kind you'd get from Hot Topic, were all the rage. Lisa Maree Williams / Getty Images, Bryan Bedder / Getty Images 4. As were wide belts that served no practical purpose whatsoever. Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images 5. Everyone — Beyoncé, Lindsay Lohan, your mom — was wearing liquid leggings as pants. Brad Barket / Getty Images, Malcolm Taylor / Getty Images 6. And gladiator heels were having a major moment. Bryan Bedder / Getty Images 7. I'm sorry, crinkled satin can't come to the phone right now. Why? Oh, 'cause it's dead! Neilson Barnard / Getty Images, Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images 8. Sleeves took a well-deserved vacation in 2008. Scott Gries / Getty Images 9. But fringe did double duty back then. Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images 10. Men loved draping hideous scarves around their necks for no reason at all. Scott Gries / Getty Images 11. Especially if they were also wearing bootcut jeans. Scott Gries / Getty Images 12. They also mysteriously forgot how to tuck in their shirts when wearing ties, making for awful red carpet photos like this one: Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images 13. 2008 was basically the year of bad headwear, from little bitty hats... Ethan Miller / Getty Images, Scott Gries / Getty Images 14. ...to satin headbands... David Livingston / Getty Images That's (not) hot. 15. ...to headscarves. Scott Gries / Getty Images 16. If you were wearing tights, they had to be fishnet, according to US law or something. Patrik Stollarz / Getty Images 17. Regrettably, animal print hadn't completely died off by 2008, although I'm guessing Halle Berry now wishes it had. Toby Canham / Getty Images, Getty Images 18. Every 20-year-old woman had a version of this dress in 2008. Bryan Bedder / Getty Images 19. But none of the above trends are as bad as the ruffly prom dresses that dominated red carpets 10 years ago. Bryan Bedder / Getty Images, Junko Kimura / Getty Images In conclusion, be careful what you wear because you might wind up in a post like this in 2028! For more Do Better 2018 content, click here!