Calling for retro: Shoulder pads to corset dresses, these yesteryear trends are making a comeback and they're here to stay

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Fashionistas, rejoice! This year was supposed to see a lot of yesteryear trends making a ground-breaking comeback, the millennial way and needless to say, we were really looking forward to it. Although we already saw a lot of major trends make a showcase appearance this year, we wanted to experience the very same live on the runway which alas, isn't possible now. *cue heartbreak*

From Saint Laurent to Mugler, Prada to Ralph Russo, Gucci to Prabal Gurung, the labels were all set to unleash the retro magic on us but seems like the pandemic had different plans for us. 

But hey, we got you covered! From sexy slits to chunky frames, here are all the trends we saw so far in 2020 and are definitely going to be seeing more of in the coming times. Are you ready for the roller-coaster? 

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Shoulder pads 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Thigh-high slits

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Fanny packs

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The very-risque cocktail numbers

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Sheer dresses

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Polka dots! 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Chunky sunglasses

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Corset dresses 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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All sequin, everything! 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The mini-handbag

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Satin dresses

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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