Many teens are discovering vintage clothing and even gothic clothing, and they are making a fashion statement with someone else's castoffs.
Ellen has hosted several hundred musicians, actors, sports figures and even reality television castoffs since her show's inception.
While other Idol castoffs have not achieved Hudson's level of success - and many have completely faded out of the spotlight - it looks like Sanjaya Malakar isn't going anywhere too soon.
If you think that you'll only find last season's castoffs and unwanted merchandise at the outlet stores, think again.
Not all discount wigs resemble costume castoffs.