The fashion industry is a cutthroat world that prides itself on creating startling imagery and pushing the boundaries of beauty and aesthetics. So of course, in the name of frantically chasing these pursuits, things are going to fail miserably, people are going to act a fool, and some wild ignorance is gonna pop off. And these are the moments that can only be described as ratchet.

As New York Fashion Week descends upon us, we are positive that some ratchetry is going to go down before, during, and after the runway shows. In anticipation, we took a hilarious, outrageous, and bizarre trip down memory lane to re-visit The 20 Most Ratchet Moments in Recent Fashion History.

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