the big belts over the shirts
the off the shoulder shirts
and, god help us all, the jelly shoes
now, i can honestly say i've never been tempted to cycle back around to any of these blasts from the past. none. zero. and frankly, i'm kinda horrified by those who do. i'm horrified by the kids who do it, because holy crap, they didn't live through this! and i'm horrified by the young women who do it, because holy crap, they did live through this!!
this is all to say that i found some succinct and sage advice on the matter over at lemon gloria's that bears reiteration. please, if you ever find yourself thinking, "well, maybe i do need some more neon in my life," repeat this mantra to yourself until the feeling subsides:
I learned a long time ago that if you were there for the trend the first time, you should never, ever repeat it. No matter how cute you think it is.in five years, you'll thank me.