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2017's most unnecessary fashion, ranked

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It's hard to keep up with questionable fashion, but 2017 is making it pretty easy because there's just so much out there so far. Since the year began, we've seen an abundance of downright bad ideas. There have been plenty of eyebrow and makeup trends, bizarre fabric choices, and unexpected collaborations that have blown us away with how unnecessary they are. If you want to make sure you're not committing any fashion faux pas yourself, we've ranked 2017's most unnecessary fashion so far from "Mostly okay" to "Please, make it stop." We don't mind that guys are getting in on the romper trend, but have they ever had to pee really badly while wearing one?


The jeans absolutely no one needs, wants, or asked for

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I'm assuming this is the pitch Topshop heard from a frazzled designer riding low off a fresh rejection from Project Runway. And then Nordstrom sold it! Don't get me wrong, I love a good plastic element. Designers like Betsey Johnson and Issey Miyake have made showstopping pieces out of the same material in these jeans. But that was on a runway.


This paperclip costs how much?

FOX News

The fashion industry is known for its bizarre and often questionable trends, like that time Nordstrom was selling jeans with mud on them. But the latest designer item to confuse the internet has got to be one of the strangest. You can now buy a "luxe" Prada paperclip from Barney's New York. The sterling silver money clip goes for $185, which unsurprisingly has prompted a variety of Twitter reactions. This thing better be able to hold my life together.. pic.twitter.com/5lAMkEIZl4


Best Black Friday 2018 clothing sales and promo codes: Macy's, J.Crew, Gap, Amazon, Nordstrom, Coach

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Saddle up people, 'cause Black Friday means mama needs a new pair of shoes. In fact, we could all probably use a nice wardrobe update (as well as just about everyone on your gift list) and what better way to make it happen than by shamelessly shopping the sales. We'll do our part and keep adding deals as they become available, so all you have to do is keep checking back to take advantage of the best retail therapy you'll get all year. Take up to 60% off select styles and designer brands, including collections from Michael Kors, Kate Spade and more, through Nov. 26 Take an extra 20% off the Macy's Black Friday sale with the promo code BLKFR through Nov. 24. Use code TOGETHER to get 40% off select J.Crew styles through Nov. 22 Through Nov. 23 get 50% off entire purchase -- discount applied at checkout From Nov. 24-25 get 40% off everything and 50% off all outerwear, sweaters and jeans On Nov. 26 get 50% off everything and a cozy sock gift with purchase Get 30% off select styles and accessories for women, men, girls and boys.


Detachable cut-out jeans are genuinely the worst thing we've ever seen

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Something terrible is happening to jeans. First we had Topshop's clear plastic jeans. Then Nordstrom decided to sell fake mud jeans for $425. SEE ALSO: Dear Topshop, stop trying to make clear plastic jeans happen. And, now Opening Ceremony is trying to make "detachable cut-out front jeans" happen.