While some claim that 2021 was another terrible year, others are grateful it wasn’t as bad as 2020. As for me, I’m just shocked that the new year is Already here.
But before we ring in 2022, let’s take a look back at the trends that have come and gone in 2021. Aside from the more tamer trends we’ve seen (like the return of thin eyebrows and skorts), what really stood out were the bizarre fashion trends that took off this year. These are just a few of the shocking fashion statements that gained a cult following.
Internet Stormed by Pelvic Cutouts
With their roots in the 1990s/early 2000s, pelvic cuts-outs are the modern equivalent to the whale tail. While this is definitely a bold look, it isn’t for everyone. “Oh, good. A slit so people can see my c section scar more clearly,” one Instagram user commented.
However, several celebrities–including Dua Lipa and Kim Kardashian–have been seen sporting this fashion statement. Click here to learn more about why this trend will continue in 2022.
Celebrities wore Thong Jeans
You did that right. Thong Jeans If you’re anything like me, you probably despise low-rise jeans. If so, it’s probably for the best if you skip over this trend entirely. But for those who are die-hard ’90s fans–keep reading. Designer Casey Cadwallader created the thong jeans trend. This denim was worn by supermodels Bella Hadid, Irina Shahk, and others. Click here to view these scandalous jeans.
Grab Those Low-Rise Jeans–Y2K Fashion Trends Are Back
Millennials all over the world were horrified to see that fashion from 2000 and 1990 was back in style. I was happy to see the end of low-rise jeans. Unfortunately, Gen Z-er’s decided to bring back a few iconic fashion trends from the Y2K era–including everything from belly button rings to baby tees to gaudy accessories. Is your favorite ’90s outfit back in style? Click here to find out.
These Sleeping Bag Shoes Are the Difference Between The Internet and Reality
Honestly, we can’t tell if these sleeping bag shoes are a fashion disaster or a comfy alternative to traditional footwear. However, we think that these have been referred to as “sleeping gag shoes” for a good reason.
These slip-ons also caused a lot of controversy on the internet. “These are the most comfortable and amazing shoes I’ve ever owned in my life,” wrote one avid fan. However, one critic condemned the trend, “These look like sleeping bags for children’s feet and they make me want to vomit.” Click here to see the sleeping bag shoes for yourself–would you ever own a pair?