These Cringeworthy Photos Of ’90s Boy Bands Will Make You Wonder Why You Ever Found Them Hot

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Image: George De Sota/Getty Images

Arguably the most significant year in the evolution of the boy band, however, was 1993. That was when the Backstreet Boys formed and took hold of TV screens, bedroom walls and Sony Walkmans everywhere.

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Image: Nick Elgar/ImageDirect/Getty Images

The Backstreet Boys became recognizable for their coordinated dance moves as well as their outfits — think overalls, ski pants, Hawaiian print shirts and a criminal overuse of denim. And that’s not to mention their random accessories, which included deeply unstylish fedoras and inexplicable goggles.

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