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15 Vintage Fashion Trends That, Quite Thankfully, Didn't Stick

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Just because something is old doesn’t make it classic. Sometimes it just makes it old and ugly.

Behold 15 “fashion” items you never knew existed. Quite thankfully.


  • 15 Vintage Fashion Trends That Just Didn’t Stick 1 of 16
    15 Vintage Fashion Trends That Just Didn't Stick
    Fashion is in the eye of the beholder.
    Often times literally
  • Pickle Sisters 2 of 16
    Pickle Sisters
    You are what you eat.
  • Woman with Cups and Saucers 3 of 16
    Woman with Cups and Saucers
    Coffee, tea and her.
  • Circassian Beauty 4 of 16
    Circassian Beauty
    More like circus-ian.
  • Lamp-Shade Dress 5 of 16
    Lamp-Shade Dress
    As if this outfit deserves a spotlight.
  • Phone Hats 6 of 16
    Phone Hats
    Yes, the fashion police will be calling.
  • Marie Dressler Hat 7 of 16
    Marie Dressler Hat
    Oh my! The latest in bucket, er, brown bag, er, hat fashion.
  • Steven Arpad Shoes 8 of 16
    Steven Arpad Shoes
    And you thought Doc Martens and Moon Boots were clunky.
  • Love Hat 9 of 16
    Love Hat
    When Cupid needs to literally hit you over the head with his arrow.
  • Chicken Suit 10 of 16
    Chicken Suit
    Which is ironic, of course, given the bravery needed to actually wear this thing and memorialize it in a photo.
  • Feather Helmets 11 of 16
    Feather Helmets
    Well, blow me over with a feather, which will also protect me when I faint from its ridiculousness.
  • Satellite Hat 12 of 16
    Satellite Hat
    What good is a hat if it can't be seen from outer space?
  • Metal Swimsuit 13 of 16
    Metal Swimsuit
    Should anything that requires welding really be going near the water?
  • Atomic Bomb Hairdo 14 of 16
    Atomic Bomb Hairdo
    The much more lethal version of the beehive.
  • Glamorgio Plastic Hats 15 of 16
    Glamorgio Plastic Hats
    Because everyone is looking right at her hat.
  • Monocle Hat 16 of 16
    Monocle Hat
    A hat best seen with no eyes, but if you must subject them, one should be plenty.

All photos used with permission from Retronaut.com

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