What Trends Are You Over for 2009?

12/03/2008 at 06:00 AM ET

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With 2009 quickly approaching, we’ve stopped to reflect on the trends and fads that rocked 2008: boyfriend jeans, sky-high heels and liquid leggings like Rihanna‘s. Bangs and bobs dominated hair trends. Wii Fit, the iPhone and Twitter ruled the tech and social scenes. Some of these trends will fade, but others will stick around. Take Uggs, for example — there are those who love them, and those who love to hate them — but regardless, it seems they’re here to stay! So we want to know what you think! Tell us: What trends are you totally over? What trends do you hope will stick around?

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Irene A on

Leggings should go away. Bye!

susan on

Headbands! Yuch!

dani on

i think dudes who dont skateboard should stop pretending the do bye dressing like us

Rubees on

i personnally hate those genie pants ewww and that solange knowles she needs to go also miley that whole disney style is gross

Marcella on

Liquid leggings and shiny patent boots should definitely go. Also feathers such as that appalling green feather dress that Madonna wore a few weeks ago.
Oh and tons of accessories and outrageous ruffles, eg. Rihanna should go too. Ridiculous!

bubblegum on

I think all this hideously 80s flashback stuff should go. Basically American Apparel in general can just go away. I am only 25 and I still vividly remember how horrific the fashion was and not to repeat it. I cannot stand any more ironically sported spandex. Eep.

Courtney on

Love Rihanna and her bad girl look!!

By the way, yes Britney is a hot topic right now but it is HER MOMENT! It totally seems just mean and inapropriate to put Kevin Federline- on the cover the week her album is released! After seeing For the Record special- you can see that it was Kevin that totally messed her up & that he did in fact use her!
Disgusting…you could have waited a week or two to put this out! Why not a Britney story with an exclusive on her! WE ARE SO PROUD OF BRITNEY! WE DONT WANT TO HEAR ANY MORE NEGATIVITY ON THAT GIRL! LET HER BE!

A on

To each his/her own. If it looks great on you, wear it! If it doesn’t, don’t. If you don’t like what others wear, don’t buy it.

Rosie on

I’m hoping leather leggings won’t stick around for 2009. Let’s leave it to Jim Morrison in the 70’s to pull off that look!

Babs on

Fringe Boots, ankle boots, leggings, and long stringy hair. Please stop wearing these. Thanks

surie cerise on

yeah, I agree. No more latex leggings! No more nerd glasses, sky-high heels or platforms, no more YSL inspired stars, or real fur…

Daze on

Thanks for posting that picture of Rihanna, ’cause that’s exactly what I would like to point out…..
Rihanna is so incredibly over the top style wise; she acts like she’s going to a costume party everytime she steps out! So annoying! Anything that looks like you’re going to a freakin halloween bash is just wrong! ( Can you say Katy Perry? among others… Ugh, so old already!)
Whatever “so-called” style that could possibly be, it NEEDS GO AWAY PRONTO!!!

Whatever happened to class, chicness, sophistication, and effortless looking beauty?!

Oh, and leggings are not going anywhere people!
Worn correctly ( meaning outfit that actually lends for this look) and made out of the “right” material, this trend is so hot/versatile and not to mention even comfy! I do agree that the shiny liquid looking ones have to go, those are too costumey like I previously covered.

Lilly on

Courtney, Brit is crap, always was and always will be. Why do people blame Kevin? The loser she met, fell in love with and decided to marry? Why is he the stupid one? She is the dumb how who married a back up dancer. Seems to me she is responsible for her mess last year. No one else. I wish I could blame all my problems on a disorder I don’t have. Or drugs supposedly given to me by someone else.

Patty on

liquid leggings, tophats, black tights with dresses, floral, fringe, and bright lipstick should all be over!

kate on

iphones should be banned!

Erika on

We need to get some clarity on the UGGS trend. Somehow they went from practical to pretty and there’s nothing pretty about them. Everything is meant to be worn at a certain time and place. Some how for this trend people’s mind have been brainwashed and blurred. The time is zero below or snow storm dead of winter; the place, New York if necessary but preferrably Alaska!

Erika on

First of all liquid leggings are hot. I guess no one ever wanted to be a rock star. That’s a rock star essential statement piece. If worn correctly it does not have be over the top. Pair it with a cool T-shirt (something vintage with a rock edge) and a relaxed jacket, whether a blazer or a leather pilots jacket (again vintage flare). That it tone down the look while bringing the old with the new, future versus the past. After all fashion is the marriage of opposites. It’s the perfectly imperfect marriage of art and life.

Leslie on

Highwaist pants and jeans!! I just dont’t get it! Those pants shouldn’t be sold over size 4!

Beth on

I hate those granny floral prints and ankle boots… I’m sorry, those are NOT cute!! They’re ugly!! I’m okay with leggings but done right under a cute top that covers your butt!! The 80s trend needs to go AWAY and Taylor Momsen needs to do something presentable with her hair! What is with that cut?

Max on

Who cares? Trends and celebrity fashion doesn’t translate into the majority of the population. Their purpose is to make themselves stand out. I’ve yet to see a single person in Seattle wear a tophat, liquid leggings, 5″ heels, or max’d out ruffle top. Celebrities wear it b/c most likely, they’re told it’s the “hottest” trend and was given to them for FREE to wear.

fashionistik on

skinny jeans are for a select body type, please obey … umm .. yea .. bubble skirts and flowy dresses are always IN .. also i think a lot of young talented girls are gonna get their shine this year: my top 2: taylor swift and kira plastinina

cynthiastephie on

no more bow headbands pls! leave it to blair waldrof..also hate the patent leggings…

Meg on

To all the men that wear either super tight or super baggy pants so low that your entire ass is hanging out… you look like an idiot and are so the NOT sexy! Your waistband should be at your waist, not your thighs so please do us all a favor and pick your pants up, but thank you (really) for at least wearing the underwear.

Meg on

Anything worn by Mary Kate Olsen should be burned. Don’t laugh Ashley; your style is just only slightly less hideous than your sister’s. I don’t get these girls, they’re pretty, skinny, young, rich… what are they trying to prove by making themselves look like yetis tolling the streets in grandma’s rejects? You don’t have to make yourself look like an 80 year old to be taken seriously girls, just wash your hair, leave the tablecloths alone and put on some clothes that fit you.

Meg on

Gladiator shoes and super high platforms need to go. Ankle boots paired with dresses and skirts are so not pretty. Leggings, ultra low rise pants, and cuffed baggy jeans a la Katie Holmes should also be destroyed.

lyd on

I really hate hate ugg boots and ed hardy shirts they should all be banned. First off Ugg boots have no style and look like bedroom slippers that ppl wear out,Yes they may be comfy but please pjs are comfy and you don’t wear them out. so please lets pass the uggs along. Secound Ed hardy clothing i mean it looks like it belongs to a person that drives a harley davidson and all his stuff looks like its all tattoos on it. so please lets pass that along as well.

nikki on

Skinny jeans need to go.

And rihanna’s ridiculous outfits.
Come onnn.


Uggs!!!!!!!!!! So gross!!

Luciene on

Herve Leger’s bandage dresses

katie on

skinny jeans

cicada on

oh yeah!
Leggings are so stylish

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