Shoulder pads were a prominent fashion trend in the 1980s, often found in blazers, dresses, and tops. Wearing garments with exaggerated shoulder pads today can make you appear out of touch with current fashion trends.
Baggy jeans with an excessively loose fit and low-rise jeans that sit well below the natural waistline were popular in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
Wearing clothing covered in prominent logos or brand names can make you look dated. Minimalistic, logo-free styles have gained popularity, and excessive branding is no longer as fashionable as it once was.
Platform sneakers had their moment in the 1990s, but their popularity has waned in recent years.
Hairstyles with frosted tips (lightened ends) or chunky, contrasting highlights were popular in the late '90s and early 2000s.