10 Fashion Trends That Thankfully Never Caught On

Fashion trends come and go. Some go faster than others - as if being chased by angry villagers with pitchforks and torches like the abominations they are. Here are 10 of those fashion trends.

 

Backwards Pants

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Kriss Kross not only made kids jump, jump but also inspired them to attempt their backwards pant style. Before hitting trend levels everyone instantly realized that wearing you pants backward could mean the difference between hitting the toilet or going home in the sweat pants from the lost and found.

 

Chanel Hoop Bag

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The ridiculously large hoop element on this Chanel bag is meant as a drying rack for your swim gear while at the beach and not as a way to ensnare gullible rich people before robbing them.

 

Dickies

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No, not the clothing company everybody wore while listening to 40oz's of Freedom in the 90s. IÕm talking about the detachable turtleneck like collars that are meant to warm your neck while allowing your guns to breathe. They're like foreskin for your neck, sexy!

 

Harem Pants

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Every decade or so, someone will try to make the harem pant happen again in fashion. And every time we quickly realize we just look like we took a massive dump in our pants and are forced to cruelly carry it around with us for the rest of the day nary a lost and found sweat pant in sight.

 

Impossible Heels

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I'm a petite little morsel of lady so I wear heels pretty consistently. If need be, I can run with the best of the drag queens without incident or ankle snapping. You start in with these gravity violating torture devices and when the zombies come you have a bound footed chance in hell to escape. Bonus though for looking like a giant bug person.

 

Borat Mankini

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Thankfully you only see the mankini whipped out around Halloween or on European beaches. Either way it acts as a warning, much like the brightly colored yet poisonous frogs of the Amazon, that this person is an idiot.

 

Men in Ugg Boots

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There is no denying that Ugg boots for women are one of the most successful shoe brands ever. But for whatever reason it never caught on in the same way with men. My theory? Pooled foot sweat sloshing around shearling acts like a form of nerve gas to the wearer. Too many men were knocking themselves out.

 

See Through Plastic Clothing

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Nobody needs to see that unless they've taken you home to see that... and even then.

 

Tunnel Waist MenÕs Shirts

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If you've ever wondered what maternity wear would look like on a man, here was mankind's opportunity. The results were shapely and confusing.

 

Rat Tails

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If you ignore all of Eastern Europe, the rat tail never caught on with the same fervor as the mullet or the I'm-not-balding-I-just-like-being-bald look. Think of it like a soul patch for the back of your head and then bleach your brain forever.

 

Any trend you wish took off? Any trend you're actually sporting right now and now feel like a complete tool? Let me know in the comments!

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