01/22/2011 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

7 Impractical Rock Star Fashions We Wish Had Caught On

Most fashion fads all start the same way: some musician wears something unusual on the stage or in a video, and millions of teenagers and college kids run out to buy it. This process has led all of us to wearing some laughably stupid shit over the years.

Which just makes it all the more frustrating to think back to all of the music fashions that should have caught on, but didn't because society apparently just wasn't ready. But oh how I wish it was socially acceptable to wear...