What is a fashion fad? Faddishness is a shortly lived trend that hits fashion victims hard. It is frequently the extreme range of a more current acceptable line of clothing. They often cross the line between what’s acceptable and looks good to the ridiculous that doesn’t favor anyone and it’s just to provoke some kind of reaction from other people. Check out http://www.liketotally80s.com/top-80s-fashion-trends.html for a better understanding of past feds … see if you can spot any come back..