Pop culturally, 2005 was a rough year: Blink-182 went on an indefinite hiatus, Dumbledore died and Gwen Stefani made it impossible to spell bananas without her guidance. Needless to say, we were in a pretty vulnerable place, leaving us open to making poor fashion choices to cope with these hardships.
Time Out Chicago
was born that year to chronicle Chicago's fashion hits and misfires, from trucker hats that thrift stores
won't even carry now, to the right way to tie a winter scarf
. Here’s a shout-out to the "top" 10 fashion trends from ’05, if only to remind ourselves why we wont ever be giving them a hollaback, girl.