Is there anything worse than being told your wardrobe is, “so 2000 and late?” Probably. But for the Black Eyed Peas and this editor, it ranks up there as a major burn. If you feel the same—and no doubt you do—then you won’t take offense at the suggestion that now is an excellent time for you to rid your closet of any outdated hangers-on. New year, new you, after all!
18 Trends We're Totally Over--Are Any Hiding In Your Closet?
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Click through to see the 18 trends we’re totally over—and you should be too.
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1. Cut-Out Shoulder Tops
If you want to show your shoulders, it’s called a tank top.
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2. Sock Buns
Is that a cronut hiding in your hair or are we just hungry?
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3. Designer Puns
As lovers of wordplay, this pun abuse is deeply disheartening.
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We get it: you’re so far out you’re practically galactic. Please, come back to earth.
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5. Floral Crowns
It’s okay because you were an early adopter, right? Wrong.
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6. Cross Print
Your fear of vampires has really gotten the best of you, hasn’t it?
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7. Bubble Necklaces
Hate to burst your, err, bubble but these maddeningly cutesy necklaces are done.
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8. Sheer Maxi Skirts
That girl looks so cool in that see-through maxi skirt! Said no one ever.
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9. Statement Snapbacks
Because it’s the calling card of the painfully obvious hipster.
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10. Wedge Boots
There are chic exceptions, but for the most part, these boots are driving a wedge (get it?) between you and your shoe closet.
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11. Cowl Neck Tops
Chest droop. Enough said.
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12. Graphic Leggings
We have mixed feelings about leggings in the first place, and drawing attention to them with a wild print gives us an outright anxiety attack.
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13. Shredded Tops
You got in a fight with an industrial paper shredder. The shredder won.
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14. Infinity Scarves
We find the concept of infinity mind-boggling enough in physics, let alone fashion.
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2012 called. It wants its done-to-death look back.
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16. Cat Print
We love cats too, but let’s find a healthier way to express our favoritism for felines. We can do it together.
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17. Waterfall Cardigans
Believe it or not, a literal “waterfall” of fabric down your torso is not a cool look.
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18. Wedge Sneakers
It’s the “Blurred Lines” of the shoe world: burned out.