It's easy to romanticize the style of past decades as always inspiring, elegant, and magical—but in reality, bad fashion has been around since the start of mankind. If you're still having PTSD from the traumatic trends of the early 2000s, take comfort in the fact that every other decade has also faced many questionable sartorial choices. From squeezing into corsets to exercising in leg warmers to accessorizing every outfit with a Von Dutch hat, here's a roundup of the most cringe-worthy fashion trends from the past century.More
Internal organ damage, broken ribs, hours to get dressed—there is such thing as doing too much for fashun and corsets are it.
Sure they look chic, but walking in these heavy and constricting floor-length hemlines is no easy task. Imagine wearing a tight, ankle-length pencil skirt and having no choice but to move at a glacial pace: no fun.