The Real Housewives are famous for their drama and for serving up some seriously fierce looks. While some of the most iconic moments unfold in the confessionals, it’s also where we’ve witnessed some of the most outrageous, over-the-top fashion choices. Sadly, not all outfits hit the mark, and my godddddd, do we have some *serious* offenders. It’s time to call the fashion police because some of these looks are downright criminal. Brace yourselves as I take on the daunting task of ranking the 10 worst Real Housewives confessional looks in history.
10. Jo De La Rosa, RHOC season 2
The year was 2007 and it shows. Jo went for a very casual look, and by casual, I mean she just rolled out of bed. Sure, these were the days before full glam on Bravo, but it’s like she didn’t even know she was on TV. Between the hair messily thrown back in a bun and the army green, hooded vest, this outfit was quite a miss.
9. Marysol Patton, RHOM season 6
Marysol’s headband looks like it was made in kindergarten arts and crafts with pieces of paper mache. She tried to be youthful with the girlish, poofy sleeves but instead of delivering Ice Queen, we got a DIY costume.
8. Dorit Kemsley, RHOBH season 9
The outfit itself isn’t bad, but why the aggressive sweatband? Dorit’s outfit looks like she was going to the club and last minute grabbed the headband because she knew she was going to break a sweat on the dance floor. Umm, K?
7. Meredith Marks, RHOSLC season 2
It seems like Meredith was trying to channel her inner ‘70s disco queen which could have worked if her dress was not in that atrocious orange color. On top of that, it looks like she can have a nip-slip at any second. Do better.
6. Jennifer Aydin, RHONJ season 10
Between the shoulder pads and huge hair, I think Jennifer thought she was in the ‘80s with this look. She tried to save it with a Chanel necklace, but no designer brand could rescue this disaster of an outfit.
5. Leah McSweeney, RHONY season 12
I want to cut Leah some slack because this was her first season, but this outfit looks like it’s from Shein. The pattern looks like a kaleidoscope and to make matters worse, it has a cold shoulder and gloves.
4. Kandi Burruss, RHOA season 2
I am quite literally perplexed by this look. Is that necklace a part of the shirt? And why does it look like it’s weighing her down? She had an obvious affliction to chunky belts in this era, but this one might be the chunkiest of all time. The yellow is also not doing her any favors under the fluorescent camera lighting…
3. Erika Jayne, RHOBH season 12
Erika is known for over-the-top fashion, but WTF is this? The splatter paint blazer is not giving high-fashion and the bedazzled bralette only makes it worse. Between the purple and the long, chunky braid, it seems like she was going for some type of sexy Rapunzel but it is not working.
2. Jen Shah, RHOSLC season 3
It looks like Jen was channeling her inner Michael Jackson with the top hat and gloves. The statement necklaces make this look even more hectic (if that’s even possible) and she topped it off with a fuck-ass-bob.
1. Teresa Giudice, RHONJ season 4
I have one question: How many birds were hurt in the making of this hideous dress? Teresa is definitely giving her maximalist OG Jersey style here but in the worst way possible. This dress haunts me at night.