Cheryl Cole fashion fails: There"s no colour too garish and no design too naff

Cheryl's year of car-crash couture: It seems there's no colour too garish and no design too naff for Ms Cole

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08:44 GMT, 19 June 2012

From clashing colours and lurid leggings to dodgy pajama suits and striped trousers that would make Bertie Bassett wince – it sure has been a bumper year of car-crash couture for Cheryl Cole.

Quite why the 28-year-old has donned so many fashion fails in the past 12 months is anyone's guess but for the sake of all our retinas, Chezza, please, tone it down!

Here the Daily Mail pays tribute to Ms Cole's year of wardrobe mistakes.

May 8, 2011: The first day of X Factor USA auditions and Cheryl turns up in an outfit so bright that people in the audience are warned not to look directly at it. Fashion critics savage her, and Simon Cowell sends Cheryl (and her purple flares) packing

May 8, 2011: The first day of X Factor USA auditions and Cheryl turns up
in an outfit so bright that people in the audience are warned not to
look directly at it. Fashion critics savage her and Simon Cowell gets rid

September 19, 2011: Cheryl picks a satin dress in Angus Steakhouse red for the launch of her shoe range

September 19, 2011: Cheryl picks a satin dress in Angus Steakhouse red
for the launch of her shoe range. Her new 'do causes a stir, but canny lass Chezza realises
it's a great place to keep her B&H cigarettes

March 31, 2012: Cheryl heads to LA to film the video for Call My Name, with Rihanna's favourite director Anthony Mandler

March 31, 2012: Cheryl heads to LA to film the video for Call My Name,
with Rihanna's favourite director Anthony Mandler. While there, she
befriends Nineties rap star MC Hammer, who kindly lends her his trousers

April 1, 2012: No, it's not the new series of My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding, but Cheryl on the LA set of her pop video again

April 1, 2012: No, it's not the new series of My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding,
but Cheryl on the LA set of her pop video again. MC Hammer has got his
pants back. But not to worry – Cheryl has plenty of equally lurid
outfits to fall back on

April 6, 2012: Fashion experts who swear that one, leggings dont look good on anyone; and two, you shouldnt wear more than two bright colours at one time must have spontaneously combusted when they saw this dazzling ensemble

April 6, 2012: Fashion experts who swear that one, leggings don’t look good on anyone; and two, you shouldn’t wear more than two bright colours at one time must have spontaneously combusted when they saw this dazzling ensemble

April 25, 2012: Cheryl gives an interview to Radio 1's Chris Moyles in which she reveals that after sacking her, Simon Cowell is now her 'frenemy'

April 25, 2012: Cheryl gives an interview to Chris Moyles in
which she reveals that after sacking her, Simon Cowell is now her 'frenemy'. From the look of these leopard-print jeggings
and Eighties-style blazer, it would seem that her stylist is, too

May 15, 2012: Another month, another trip to Los Angeles. But Cheryl, love, when Simon Cowell told you that showbusiness takes 'all sorts', this isn't what he meant

May 15, 2012: Another month, another trip to Los Angeles. But Cheryl, when Simon Cowell told you that showbusiness takes 'all sorts',
this isn't what he meant. Even Bertie Bassett
would turn his sugar-coated nose up at this

May 20, 2012: To the Cannes Film Festival, and while from the knee up Cheryl looks stunning, from the knee down it looks like she's got ensnared in a car wash

May 20, 2012: To the Cannes Film Festival, and while from the knee up Cheryl looks stunning, from the knee down it looks like she's got ensnared in a car wash. The red feathers also make her look like she melting into the carpet

May 26, 2012: For her performance on the BBC's The Voice, Cheryl sports an animal-print basque with floral harem pants. Will.i.am thinks she looks 'dope'. You might want to add a 'y' to that

May 26, 2012: For her performance on the BBC's The Voice, Cheryl sports an animal-print basque with floral harem pants. Will.i.am thinks she looks 'dope'. You might want to add a 'y' to that …

June 1, 2012: The great thing about a night on the town with Cheryl is that not only is she easily found in a crowd, she also remains highly visible to oncoming traffic at all times

June 1, 2012: The great thing about a night on the town with Cheryl is
that not only is she easily found in a crowd, she also remains highly
visible to oncoming traffic at all times

June 4, 2012: If the Little Mermaid got tangled up in net curtains, it would look something like this. With a dress that tight for the Jubilee concert, is it any wonder Cheryl was out of tune

June 4, 2012: If the Little Mermaid got tangled up in net curtains, it would look something like this. With a dress that tight for the Jubilee concert, is it any wonder Cheryl was out of tune

June 9, 2012: Cheryl told her stylist she wanted to be a 'power dresser' for this gig - the stylist thought she said 'Power Ranger'. What other explanation can there be for this catsuit catastrophe

June 9, 2012: Cheryl told her stylist she wanted to be a 'power dresser' for this gig – the stylist thought she said 'Power Ranger'. What other explanation can there be for this catsuit catastrophe

June 12, 2012: It's the Greater Spotted Cole - an exquisite creature prone to making high-pitched squawking noises and whose natural habitat is a Yates's Wine Lodge or a nearby Metro Centre

June 12, 2012: It's the Greater Spotted Cole – an exquisite creature prone to making high-pitched squawking noises and whose natural habitat is a Yates's Wine Lodge or a nearby Metro Centre

June 13, 2012: No one could fault Cheryl's work ethic. Here she is in Paris promoting her new album A Million Lights, having jumped straight on the Eurostar following her shift changing tyres at Kwik-Fit

June 13, 2012: No one could fault Cheryl's work ethic. Here she is in Paris promoting her new album having jumped straight on the Eurostar following her shift changing tyres at Kwik-Fit

June 14, 2012: A leopard never changes its spots and neither, it seems, does our Cheryl. Her obsession with animal print takes a turn for the worse as she teams her dress with matching furry hooves on the Paris trip

June 14, 2012: A leopard never changes its spots and neither, it seems, does our Cheryl. Her obsession with animal print takes a turn for the worse as she teams her dress with matching furry hooves on the Paris trip

June 16, 2012: Cheryl in what appears to be a nylon majorette's outfit for a performance at London club G-A-Y. The plaster on her arm sparks rumours she's having vitamin drips. A style drip might be more advisable.

June 16, 2012: Cheryl in what appears to be a nylon majorette's outfit for a performance at London club G-A-Y. The plaster on her arm sparks rumours she's having vitamin drips. A style drip might be more advisable