Fashion trends that scare me

Posted March 14, 2012 by Paula in Shopping / 2 Comments

Okay, these trends don’t really scare me, but I know that there is no chance that I will be trying them. 🙂

Pattern mixing

Why would you want to wear stripes and plaid together? Or polka dots and floral? Pattern mixing is okay for home decor, but I don’t see myself wearing it. Actually, I’ve only seen one pattern-mixed outfit that I liked, it was a black and white striped dress with a black and white polka dot cardigan. Most of the time though, I just don’t get it.

Color blocking

Matching colors isn’t my strong point. And I know that the colors don’t actually have to match, they just need to go, but I’m just never sure which ones go together. I have seen some color-blocked shoes that I love, so that’s probably the closest I’ll ever get to this trend.

Arm Parties

I actually love the looks of lots of bracelets worn together. But I’m never sure about how to put the bracelets together, it’s just too overwhelming. Plus, I think that I would be really self-conscious if I wore so many bracelets at one time.

Vintage Clothes

I love the looks of some vintage clothes, especially 1940’s dresses, but I honestly would just feel like I was wearing a costume. Vintage just isn’t me.

Patterned Pants

This just brings back bad flashbacks of 80’s fashion. Besides, isn’t there a rule that if you wore the trend the first time around, you can’t wear it the second time around?

Thrifting

I’m not sure that thrifting can really be considered a trend, but I know that most fashion bloggers talk about it a lot. I have nothing against thrifting and occasionally find things at yard sales, but for the most part I just don’t have the patience for it. To thrift, you have be digger/hunter kind of shopper and I am not. Unless it’s books. 🙂

So, what do you think about these fashion trends? What trends scare you? Let me know in the comments!

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2 responses to “Fashion trends that scare me

  1. Some trends look horrible ,like that overdrawing the lips thrend, and adding so much contour powder that it looks like girls have a smack of mud on their faces… but those are makeup-related. I don’t follow trends and I don’t think t’s important to follow them. I do wear some trendy stuff but they were trendy three years ago lol

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