Steven Cojocaru's They Can't Wear That Again!
updated 08/06/2003 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 08/06/2003 AT 01:00 AM EDT
Hitch this Little House on the Prairie trend to a covered wagon and send it on its way. It's so two centuries ago.
This Puss in Boots gypsy wannabe look has sagged. Invest in some sleek over-the-knee boots to carry you through winter.
These girlie—girl bejeweled chokers had their time in the sun, but the look has wilted. Try for less cutesy accessories.
short cropped pants
Gauchos belong in the Hall of Fame of unwearable comebacks. Return yours to the folk dancer you borrowed them from.
This last-fall fad worked overtime and is now overdone. Either join a jackhammer crew or take a wrecking ball to these.
Leave the macramé kits at the arts-and-crafts shop, or you too will look like Queen Elizabeth's moth-ridden tea cozy.
Ditch everything you own from the Michael Jackson collection. That's an order! Pick up a fur bomber for fall instead.
Let's not look to 400-lb. guys named Bubba for fashion inspiration. Unless you'd rather look more Elmer Fudd than Jackie O.
Cute for a time (3 minutes), but they're really just tacky now. Nothing beats the tried-and-true blue jean in any season.