28 Seriously Strange Fashion Trends

Apr 5, 2016 by Sarah (Day Styles)

Over the years, there have been some seriously strange fashion trends. Sometimes everyone knew that the new trend was a disaster. But there were some bizarre fashion blunders that were incredibly popular at the time, but after a few years everyone woke up from a bad dream and wondered, “How did this happen!” From fascinators and facekinis to ear pointing and eye jewelry, these 28 trends are weirder than most!

Torpedo Bras

Marilyn Monroe and other curvy actresses originally made the cone-shaped torpedo bra famous in the 50s. They were considered the “push-up bra” of their time, providing full support and shape. They were an essential part of every woman’s lingerie collection in the 1950s. They gradually disappeared over the 60s and 70s until Jean Paul Gautier brought them back in his runway show in 1982, and then Madonna appeared on stage in a cone-shaped bra during her Blonde Ambition tour in 1990. The “bullet bras” have since made occasional appearances on contemporary celebrities, but they’re hardly popular in this day and age except with die-hard vintage fans, burlesque dancers, and pin-up girls.

Mullets

“Business in the front, party in the back” is the official slogan of the infamous haircut known as the mullet. This haircut made its debut back in the 1970s thanks to one of the most famous entertainment icons of the time, David Bowie’s “Ziggy Stardust.” It wasn’t until the 1980s that the haircut became more mainstream as more musicians, actors and movie stars adopting the new style. People like Billy Ray Cyrus, Michael Bolton, and Joan Jet all sported the mullet. At the time, it combined a clean-cut look with extra drama in the back. By the mid-90s, the mullet had lost its luster and is now considered a fashion blunder and the brunt of many jokes.

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