Joan Rivers is screaming.
The 2000s gave us Paramore, which was objectively a good thing, but also argyle sweaters, which are objectively bad.
Big-ass sequin dresses were out here making us look like neon cheese graters.
If you’re not a small child selling papers on the street corner in 1905, you shouldn’t be wearing a newsboy cap. That’s as true now as it was in 2005.
The bikini-top-as-a-shirt trend was so ubiquitous that every 2000s movie premiere was basically a beach.
Most fashions start on the runway and trickle down to tween stores; bedazzled tank tops started at Limited Too and trickled up.
Low-rise jorts were essentially a bandeau for your ass.
People laced up their crotch like it was a GD Converse High-Top.
Other people, however, swung too far the other way and didn’t button up their pants at all.
When I have nightmares about middle school, dresses with jeans usually make an appearance.
Future generations will probably just assume that the Vest Maker’s Union went on strike halfway through their shift.
How’d we ever bend down in low-rise jeans without our ass falling out?
Pairing a corset with a button-up blouse is like putting deli meat in a cake: Indefensible.
Double denim did double duty.
Animal print made its way from Lion King on Broadway to every runway and red carpet the world over.
See-through shirts weren’t really shirts so much as suggestions of a shirt.
People who wore giant ties over tank tops looked like they were cosplaying as a cartoon businessman.
The ultimate sin, however, was stringy scarves.
No matter if they were plain, striped, floral, or whatever this is…
… there is no good excuse for this mess.
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