11 Universally Feared Fashion Trends That Are Back

We're not just talking about kitten heels.

Style is, of course, cyclical, but many of this year's most talked-about trends are things we thought would forever remain in fashion's Room 101. Items that have the power to make almost anyone shudder—kitten heels, rose-coloured glasses, skirts over dresses and stirrup leggings—have returned. Thankfully, however, they've been reimagined and reworked into pieces we could maybe actually kind of see ourselves wearing? By the end of this gallery, you might even be tempted to pair kitten heels with stirrup trousers. Scroll through the gallery below to see 11 of the worst fashion trends of all time.

Then: Versace in the '80s
Now: Jeanette Madsen wearing pastels at Stockholm Fashion Week
Then: Versace in the '80s
Now: Anna Rosa Vitiello in a gold chain belt
Then: Keira Knightley in a colourful puka shell necklace
Now: Prada's A/W 18 men's show
Then: Sarah Jessica Parker in jorts in 2014
Now: Gigi Hadid in jorts in New York in April 2017
Then: Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake in matching denim-on-denim at the 2001 VMAs
Now: Bella Hadid in Dior's denim bustier in London in April 2017
Then: Katie Holmes wearing stirrup leggings in 2008
Now: Tamu McPherson in stirrup leggings to fashion week in January 2017
Then: Britney Spears in a Juicy Couture tracksuit in 2003
Now: Gigi Hadid in an Olivia von Halle cashmere tracksuit in 2016
Then: Carmen Electra in pink sunglasses in 2001
Now: Selena Gomez in rose-coloured sunglasses in 2016
Then: Charlize Theron in strappy kitten heels at the premiere of Monster in 2004
Now: Natasha Goldenberg in kitten heels at fashion week in 2017
Then: Britney Spears in a skirt-over-jeans look in 2002
Now: Lisa Aiken in a Balenciaga dress over jeans at London Fashion Week in February 2017
Then: Melanie C, aka Sporty Spice, performing with the Spice Girls in 1996
Now: Gigi Hadid in her clompy Reebok Classics in April 2017

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