Designers and celebrities alike embraced trends that seemed more gimmicky than innovative, like intentionally ugly shoes or transparent plastic handbags.
Other items that came into style, like bike shorts and tiny sunglasses, proved difficult to pull off outside fashion shows and red carpet events.
Below, see 11 popular trends that will hopefully end in 2019.
But outside red-carpet events, fashion shows, and maybe the gym, neon's a hard trend to pull off.
Come 2019, stars and designers will hopefully leave the coloUr palette where it belongs: in the '80s and early '90s.
Tonal dressing made it easy to embrace fashion's love of bright colours in 2018. But the trend lost its charm - and originality - over time.
Bike shorts may be comfortable, but they're hard to pull off unless you're a celebrity or work in fashion.
Easily one of the most divisive trends of 2018, dad sneakers are hard to defend and inexplicably expensive, with popular designs retailing for upwards of $800.
According to Who What Wear, sock-style shoes will be going out of style in 2019, so now's a good time to start retiring the trend from your wardrobe.
If you love a chunky rubber sole, opt for combat boots next year instead.
Clear heels may look sleek and futuristic, but they quickly become a sweaty and slippery mess once you start walking around.
Shoes are so much more exciting when they're not intentionally designed to go viral or perplex the majority of consumers.
In 2019, designers will hopefully pivot to making frames that actually offer adequate protection from the sun.
There are cuter - and more environmentally friendly - handbag options out there.
The fashion world's love for this loose-fitting, oversized item will hopefully fizzle out in 2019.
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