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What Were They Thinking?

The fashion blunders of the past

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    That's just one too many purple ensembles...

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    If Barney was an R&B singer...

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    They may so don't go chasing waterfalls, but seriously, these matching white outfits bring on waterfalls of tears.

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    Alicia Keys is a girl on fire today, but here she looks like an urban medieval times hippie...

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    The wrong way to do a bare mid-drift... and those pigtails.. yikes!

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    It's hard to have faith in this throwback Faith Evans outfit. Is it two pieces? Or one?, is it part sports Jersey?

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    Well if cat woman ever needed to be re-cast - Alicia Keys has it down here. She's ready - reeer!

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    What's worse here? the matching boots and skirt? or mismatching prints?

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    Looks like Halloween wasn't just on October 31st for Lil Kim... all that's missing is the horns and pitchfork.

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    Toni Braxton not leaving much to the imagination here.

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    In the late 90s, Destiny's Child found it acceptable to simply wrap themselves up in this material.

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    Tarzan's girlfriend?

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    When in doubt, go bra-less - right Toni Braxton?

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    The start of onesie's, sparkly see-through pants, and slits that go sky high .. there's just so much going on here.

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    Destiny's Child was not only famous for their musical talent, but their outfits as well. And how could they not? Here they look like a cross between baby chicks, and Vegas showgirls.

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    Looks like it was a hot day out.. and we're not talking about these outfits.

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    Another red pleather outfit for Lil Kim .. and Ray J tries to show there is more than one way to wear a t-shirt.

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    He was really proud of this fashion trend.

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    It looks like Brandy sewed together some curtains for her performance.

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    If you had something to say 10 years ago, you put it into your clothes. Exhibit A: TLC.

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    Back then, you never saw Alicia Keys without those braids.

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    Ashanti looks like she's ready for ice rink here.

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    Ashanti seems to really have had a thing for figure skating outfits.

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    En Vogue channeled the modern day flower child for this look.

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    Another TLC classic.

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    Alicia we love you but, where do we even start with this one?

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