The Most Embarrassing Style Trend the Year You Were Born
Some articles of clothing are truly timeless, like a white Oxford button-down, a little black dress, or a flattering pair of jeans. But most garments aren’t crafted with such staying power. In fact, some styles are in vogue for mere moments, leaving us looking back at how seriously silly and embarrassing the trend was soon after it hit stores nationwide. Well, we went back to 1940 to trace these cringeworthy style trends for each year, all the way up until 2000. From propeller beanies to leisure suits, here’s the worst of the worst.