The ’90s were a terrific time for those who went to great lengths to make sure their pants were as baggy as possible, especially those who rode skateboards and seemingly wanted to increase their chances of getting their cuffs caught in the wheels.
Reading sux! But dogs are cool! Too bad Wishbone tricked everyone into thinking that Jack Russell Terriers were not tiny, little monsters who would rather rip apart your heels than put on a Mark Twain costume and narrate your Tom Sawyer cosplay.
Glitter has always been one of mankind’s most horrific inventions, and whoever decided to take it from crafting to fashion deserves eternal damnation.
Who can forget the line of punny T-shirts for those who thought Coed Naked was too classy? Let’s hope this trend doesn’t resurface any time soon.
The MC Hammer-endorsed sneaker, which resembled Heelies without the wheels, was notable for for its clunky shape and large tongue, which is as disgusting to describe in 2013 as it was to wear 20 years ago.
Unless you were a character in an urban legend who needed one of these things to keep your head from detaching from your neck, there was absolutely no reason to wear a choker.
I guess these never went away — I’m sure you can find them bouncing around on any college campus or outdoor jam-band festival — but the popularity of this ridiculous activity for gangly white dudes certainly died down. (Fun fact: I got a free hacky sack with my first pair of Airwalks!)
What could possibly have been worse than these contraptions made up of sticks and streamers? Well, the jingle, but I can’t think of much else.
Look, we all made mistakes. I happened to make one similar to the picture above from ages 10 to 18, and despite my great strides to obtain the perfect center part and symmetrical arches of hair, it never looked good.