Year: 2008

Thanks to the War on Terror, the last decade put more brown people on American TV than ever before. Ever the iconoclast, Kanye must have looked past all politics and thought, "Damn, that scarf is kinda fresh." He started sporting keffiyehs in 2007 and the style hit its peak in the video for "Homecoming" the following year. Next thing you know, every fashion forward kid on the block started walking around trying to look like Yassir Arafat. Once the masses caught on, we're surprised that Yeezy didn't one-up everyone and rock the cloak like the best dressed world leader, Hamid Karzi.