the worst clothes/outfit you have ever worn.

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Post by dear rose » Mon Oct 22, 2007 17:49

I used to wear a vintage nurse dress for gigs. Not tacky or gross or anything, but I'm really not sure why I chose it to the day. I'm still I was making some sort of point, but one I have no way of articulating now. I only actually sold that this year.

I quite liked most of my kiddie clothes, although I had an ill advised black slogan tee/black trousers period during my goth years which I should probably forget. oh dear.

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Post by caramarydaisy » Sun Jan 20, 2008 23:57

when i was 12/13 i stole my brother (five years older than me) rugby shirt, and would wear it with really dodgy jeans all the time. this then continued/developed into skater style jeans and a light blue shirt that was far too big for me that i would wear all the time.

i was a pretty akward kid. bad fringe, rubbish hair.

i also used to refuse to wear skirts from the age of 11 to 17 and just wear really baggy trousers, until someone said something about me that upset me so i decided to spite them and wear a skirt, in turn thus realising skirts totally suit me.

i have never looked back since.

actually, i have been going thru my clothes this last few weeks trying to get rid of things and ahve a bit of a clear out, it is diffulct, i have lots of nice things that i just wouldnt wear these days, lots of really kitschy stuff. odd how fashion styles change etc.
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Post by Emilie » Thu Apr 24, 2008 23:36

I was an alien for Halloween once, and I had sunglasses that went with the costume. Then...I kept wearing them...

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Post by Karenbee » Mon Sep 22, 2008 13:43

When I was about 13 I used to wear bad oversized plaid shirts and sometimes a baby doll dress I would purposely scruff up and tear holes in along with a feather boa and my school shoes (they were the only ones I had!). I thought it was a bit grunge/courtney love/riot grrl. I'm sorry :( this was like 1993. Forgive me?

Shortly after this I went through my britpop phase. The feather boa stayed but more day to day outfits consisted of straight leg jeans, addidas gazelles, velvet jacket and stripy top which wasn't so bad when you think about it but it all looked very 90's!

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Post by humblebee » Mon Sep 22, 2008 13:46

Karenbee wrote:addidas gazelles
Classic trainer, that. Timeless.

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Post by let it ride » Mon Sep 22, 2008 15:09

And straight leg jeans are the stuff of my dreams. I do like classic trainers like that too.

In my early teens (before ballerina flats were ok to wear all the time - remember those days?!) I would wear my trainers with everything.

I caused a near riot showing up at school when I was 13 wearing these New Balance shoes (and I have never felt more nervous/excited about showing off a fashion... apart from when I wore the indie kid outfit of fitted shirt + straight leg cords + tie plus lots of eyeliner and a bit of glitter (oh dear) to my school photo when I was 14. I look like THE biggest thug ever):
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But without the blue stripe, plus yellow and bright red bits. They were nearly neon, haha!
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Post by lynsosaurus » Mon Sep 22, 2008 15:20

the 90s were a fashion disaster for me from start to finish, to be honest. in the early 90s i was always wearing really unflattering baggy jeans or dungarees and horrible baggy t-shirts, or really garish shell suits and horrible trainers. i believe the very early 90s was mostly about fluorescent leggings and sweatshirts. by the mid-90s i had progressed onto shapeless cords and the usual assortment of velvet jackets and weird shirts that i collected from charity shops, and black patent doc martens, which was the best of a bad decade. i went through a phase of wearing hawaiian shirts at one point too. i think i'd seen sense by maybe 98/99 and since then i don't think i've ever worn anything completely ridiculous.

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Post by Mr Bear » Mon Sep 22, 2008 15:22

I had a shirt in my first couple of years at Uni which became known as "The Shirt". Needless to say it was pretty bad in retrospect.

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Post by let it ride » Mon Sep 22, 2008 15:31

Haha, we demand a picture!
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Post by Mr Bear » Mon Sep 22, 2008 15:39

Ha, I don't think so! I will see if I've got a picture at home somewhere though. I doubt I have, to be honest.

It was short-sleeved and BRIGHT blue with a dark blue leaf pattern all over it.

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Post by quaycur » Sun Oct 05, 2008 09:27

I fully rocked this Debbie Gibson 80s look from ages 11-12.

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A photo of me wearing a hat justlikethatone appeared in some Irish newspaper in 1992. True story.
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Post by let it ride » Sun Oct 05, 2008 17:56

Haha, that reminds me of Blossom! She was always wearing hats like that. And Six!
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Post by quaycur » Mon Oct 06, 2008 07:43

It was pretty tragic. I thought I was styyyylin'.
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Post by Karenbee » Fri Oct 10, 2008 12:47

let it ride wrote:Haha, that reminds me of Blossom! She was always wearing hats like that. And Six!
hehehe...I was about to say the same! All my friends went through a blossom phase aged 11.
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