This had randomly popped into my mind. I was looking at the past and current trends as well as looking back at old photos. When the two came together, I had realised I wore certain trends way before they became big in the world. They weren’t trends back in the days. Oh yes I’m a trendsetter. Jokes!
High waisted skirts – During secondary school, I had worn skirts that were too long for me therefore having to roll the up and they ended up resting on my waist. Especially those P.E. skirts. I did get bullied for wearing high waisted skirts. I remember to this very day, I came out of the sports hall and as I was heading to the changing rooms, I could hear one guy saying he could see that I had worn my P.E. skirt around my waist to the people he was with and laughed. It didn’t phase me one bit. I didn’t want to wear a long skirt whilst I’m running around. Also, I didn’t want to waste my breath. Now I’m seeing high waisted skirts everywhere.
Over the knee/knee high socks – This was also in secondary school and did get bullied for it. I had worn white over the knee/knee high socks during the first two years but then transitioned into wearing black ones in year 9. Then I started seeing more girls wear them. Didn’t get bullied after everyone else was wearing it. Score! I had worn them outside of school too with shorts, skirts, dresses, basically everything.
Ear jackets – I had worn these during my university days. I had a pair I had purchased from yesasia which was in the style of Boa, a Korean celebrity. It was the only pair of earrings I would ever wear but then lost them during my second year. Sad days indeed! I couldn’t purchase a replacement as it wasn’t being sold anymore and no where had sold earrings this style until last year. I had completely forgotten about it until it was sold everywhere. Nothing can ever replace my beloved old pair though.
Contouring – Before Kim K made contouring cool, I had always contoured since second year of college. But my contouring was bad and not the correct colour. I did “rock” the terracotta shade for who knows how many years then finally came to my senses after graduation.
I did think about posting photos of me with these trends however I don’t want these to surface around the internet especially my secondary school photos. Last time I had posted an old photo, there was a lot of things said and a lot of controversy so I am not risking this again as it did affect me a lot.
Did you wear, purchase or do something before it blossomed into a big trend?