Like anyone, I've given into societal fads. Trends that, upon retrospection, have left me shaking my head in disbelief. Fads like, shoulder pads. WHO THOUGHT OF THAT AND WHY, OH WHY, did they think it was a good idea to make any body look bigger???
Or, tights with shorts. Some on you may not remember this early 90's phenomenon of wearing opaque tights under a pair of oh-so-dashing pleated front shorts. This ensemble was topped off by a shoulder-padded blazer which made the person wearing the outfit look like a rectangle with toothpicks.
It looked something like this:
Or what about peg legged, waist high jeans? Looking through some pictures the other day, my daughter asked me, "Hey, why did you and your friends wear 'mom' jeans in high school??"
Or, leg warmers, scrunchies, Birkenstocks (o.k. I still wear those from time to time...) jelly shoes, saying the word, "Like"---like every other sentence, HUGE horizontal striped shirts hanging off one shoulder, leggings, big hair and using the word 'Rad!'
Oh wait--I still do that. What can I say, some fads die hard.
What fads did you follow?
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