As a lover of vintage stuff, I like to follow the cycling of fashion trends and try to predict which things will come back and when. I have a feeling the 1990's are due for a resurgence, and as someone who came of age during that decade, I cringe. Remember grunge? I remember seeing ads in Seventeen magazine for hair products to make it appear you had not washed your hair. WTF. And how about distressed jeans (which I don't believe ever went completely away)? If I'm forking over $80 or more for a pair of jeans, they should have knees.
Oh, and there were kids in my high school that did this:
And I couldn't leave these out: