20 Hilariously Awkward Prom Photos From The Groovy Era

source: NPR

What is it about looking into our pasts to see how goofy, and awkward we looked in our youth that we love so much? Maybe it's schadenfreude of seeing people in their insane outfits showing smiling without seeing how silly they look, or maybe we there's a small pleasure in knowing that as ridiculous as we looked in high school we grew out of it and we're living normal lives without powder blue top hats or dresses that match our parent's curtains.

Enjoy these awkward prom photos from the Groovy era, and try not to be too hard on yourself if you wore an outfit as ridiculous, or somehow more over the top than what you're about to see.