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I was in 5th grade when Clueless came out in the movie theater. Sadly, my mother wouldn’t let me see it. In fact, I didn’t get to see it until three years after it came out!
My mother was pretty strict about what I was allowed to wear. The list of no’s was pretty long. No crop tops, no tube tops, no skinny strapped tank tops, no short shorts, no short skirts, you get the idea.
I did, however, have plaid skirts with knee socks and penny loafers. And I had a plaid paint suit with a sweater vest. I was able to wear overalls too. And to my eighth-grade dance, I wore butterfly clips in my hair!
Needless to say, I am very excited about the 90s making a comeback!
A lot of this post references an article on Elle, Fall 2013 Fashion Editor’s Picks. Read it, here.
Ripped jeans was a very 90’s trend.
Jeans, 7 For All Mankind, $225, at 7 For All Mankind stores nationwide
Jeans, James Jeans, $176, visit jamesjeans.us
Stretch-cotton jeans, Guess, $128, visit guess.com
Tuxedo Stripe Pants
Not exactly the same but similar:
Crepe trousers, Marc by Marc Jacobs, $298, at Marc by Marc Jacobs stores nationwide
Wool trousers, Stella McCartney, $775, collection at saksfifthavenue.com
Knit trousers, J.Crew, $148, visit jcrew.com
Cher loved her Calvin Klein slipdress.
Sequined slipdress, Ashish, $1,709, visit ashish.co.uk
Printed maxidress, I Heart Ronson, $32, collection at jcpenney.com
Lace-trimmed camisole, Asos, $59, visit asos.com
I remember having a pair of grey nylon cargo pants that I wore to death in middle school.
Cotton and lyocell cargo pants, Guess, $128, collection at Macy’s stores nationwide
Cotton cargo pants, Frame Denim, $377, collection at Barneys New York
Cotton cargo pants, 3.1 Phillip Lim, $375, at 3.1 Phillip Lim, NYC
Do you remember the tiny backpack craze? I do! I had a tiny green plaid one!