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Apparently All Of These Things Became Cheugy In 2021, So If You're A Fan Of Any Of Them, You Might Want To Change That Before Your Gen Z Cousin Roasts You Over The Holidays

Long live TJ Maxx runs and Apple Watches!

If there's one thing we learned in 2021, it's that Gen Z loves to put the things millennials love on blast.

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2021 was certainly the year of cheugy, with Gen Z taking virtually every opportunity to destroy the confidence of millennials by declaring that all of their favorite trends are tacky and out of style.

As a cusper born in 1997, I can't help but both feel called out for indulging in some of these now-cheugy trends and a little validated knowing that I'm not completely cheugy.

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From skinny jeans to blonde hair, let's take a stroll down memory lane to see which trends officially crossed over into cheugy territory in 2021.

1. Side parts

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2. Skinny jeans

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3. Blonde hair

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4. Rae Dunn pottery and farmhouse decor

@OweeeeenDennis rae dunn products are the cheugiest cheugy

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5. Pumpkin spice lattes

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6. Graphic tees

Cheugy moms choose graphic tees with cutesy quotes about coffee, wine and weekends.

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7. Gucci belts

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8. Punny sayings on items

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9. Jean jackets

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10. Girl boss culture

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11. TJ Maxx/Marshall's

How am I ever supposed to enjoy TJ Maxx after being introduced to the word cheugy?

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12. Blanket scarves

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13. Lasagna

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14. The Bachelor

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