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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.


  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

  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.

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

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

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

  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.

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

  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!

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

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

  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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