23 of The Deadliest Fashion Trends Throughout History

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In our time we've seen some pretty crazy trends such as skinny jeans, sagging, and humongous chains being worn. The good news is that none of those trends ended up being lethal. The same can't be said for some trends that happen back when sanitation was an issue. Here are some of the most deadly fashion trends to have caught on.

Everyone loves shiny things right? Well, the women of the early 20th century certainly did. Shoe polish came equipped with Nitrobenzene. This ingredient was known to make shoes super shiny, and make you faint if you put your shoes on immediately after shining them. 

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