Yesterday's Trends That Are Making A Surprising Comeback

Photographed by Christian Vierig.
Whenever you catch yourself thinking, That's something no one is ever going to think is cool again, stop yourself. Because you're wrong. No matter how cringe-worthy and how facepalm-inducing you think a certain trend or style was, there will be an intrepid community of fashion obsessives who are able to see the good where you only saw "blah."

That time is now. There are sartorial optimists out there who have been able to take some of the most unlikely trends from yesteryear and make them look way better than you ever thought possible. From cap sleeves to those stretchy black gauchos you swore you'd bury in the past, these are the items you probably thought you'd never see again. Like a lot of past enemies, a little bit of time and distance can make a big difference.
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Photographed by Christian Vierig.
You used to wear your stretchy jersey culottes folded over with flip flops and a lace tank. Instead, try more streamlined layering pieces and va-va-voom accessories.
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Photographed by Christian Vierig.
Half-length sleeves, it's nice to see you again. A little sleeker than a tee, but not quite as restrictive than a full-length shirt, this kind of top walks the line between professional and casual.
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Photographed by Christian Vierig.
On the same note, mock-neck T-shirts are back in business. Wear yours with a fun pattern and layered underneath more modern outerwear options.
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Photographed by Christian Vierig.
Cap sleeves are making a comeback, especially on peasant tops.
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Photographed by Christian Vierig.
That marled rib-knit that was ubiquitous in the late '90s is making a huge comeback. Look for it in colors other than heather gray for maximum retro impact.
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