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French Roll, Pegging...Everything Does Come Back Around

They say that every fashion trend comes back around eventually, but I really never thought I'd see the days of rolling the bottoms of jeans again. It even has a stylish new name: pegging or pegged pants. We just used to call it "rolling your jeans". I can now understand how horrified my mother was when I rolled every single pair of pants I wore in basically all of junior high. She tried to tell me how bad it was but "everyone was doing it".

I know the eighties are coming back and I can deal with the music, but some of the fashion trends just need to stay there. I mean come on, legwarmers too????
Up and Coming Fashion Trends from the 80s (according to the fall fashion show reports):

- Pegged pants
- Legwarmers/leggings
- One piece body suits
- Lace
- Headbands
- Booties

Maybe this is how our parents felt when wide-legged pants (aka bell-bottoms) and platforms shoes made a comeback.

Comments

  1. If it makes you feel better I saw some of the weirdest clothes in Urban Outfitters this weekend.

    leg warmers
    arm warmers
    these rolled jeans from the 80s
    socks with the little balls on them

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  2. Honestly, I never did the roll thing back "then" and would never consider doing it "now". For some reason I am thinking Katie Holmes has regressed a little in her fashion sense. She looks a little bedraggled or something to me.

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  3. Yuck. This makes me so sad. I can deal with headbands, but the rest of it kills me.

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  4. the rolling thing is weird!~ i dont think headbands ever go out of style, unless theyre like pat benetar work out headband...

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  5. Yep, they are like pat benetar work-out headbands...

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  6. We called it pegging, too. no matter what you called it though, does it need to come back? One piece body suits may be worse though.

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  7. haha. we called it "tight rolled jeans" ha! That is hilarious. I will not be sporting this new "trend"!

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  8. And what about the dilemma of whether or not to peg them over or just on top of your colored socks that matched your outfit!?! Oh- 7th grade, I hear you calling my name!

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  9. i forgot to tell you that i gave you an award on my blog yesterday!

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  10. good God. Those trends need to STAY GONE!

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  11. It is sad... I remember in Jr. High we used to all French Roll our jeans after gym class and there were only a couple of girls that could do it just right!

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