Everything you loved from the 90s best fashion and style trends are officially coming back and becoming more stylish than ever. It has been 30 years since day one of the decade, but it doesn’t mean that it has stopped these iconic looks from resurfacing and proving how the decade revolutionized the fashion industry.
With trends first coming back onto the fashion scene, you’ve truly hit the stride to learn new and interesting ways to mix the retro trends into the modern day’s wardrobes. Obsession and nostalgia for the decade that perfected high-waisted denim and leather jackets is no surprise at all, especially when it comes time for fall.
So, don’t stop reading and just keep scrolling as you’re going to read the list below of some of the Best 90s Fashion Trends.
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Nothing is compared and is like an easy cardigan to throw over your shoulders, in case your spaghetti straps or slip dress got a little chilly. You can even make it cropped and pair it with loose-fitted jeans for a casual look.
You have all been wearing slip dresses for the past few years, but they actually first became popular in the 90s.
After the maximal styles of the 80s, fashion became a lot more low-key and gifted us with one of our favourite fashion items to date.
As the trend of wearing lingerie as daywear took hold, the slinky slip became the literal embodiment of the stripped back nature the 90s is renowned for. The slip dress has recently started trending again.
If you didn’t have the chance to explore your inner punk during the 90s, get excited because chunky leather and chain chokers are back. Bonus if you add a teeny eyeliner heart on your cheek.
Bucket hats were one of those divisive trends in the 90s, you either loved them or wouldn’t be caught dead in one.
But whatever your stance, just know that they appeared at Lacoste’s Fall/Winter 2018 show in Paris.
Hip-Huggers/ High-Waisted Mom Jeans
In 1997, you would be laughed at for even suggesting high-waisted jeans were soon going to takeover.Mom jeans are back and better than ever. The high-waisted baggy style has been popularized again.
Despite all the times the pants have been the butt of fashion jokes, the silhouette is actually flattering as hell.
Before, the long skinny jeans were everyone’s go-to denim style, flared and wide-leg designs reigned supreme. A big thanks to the preference for oversized and loose silhouettes, these pants became highly favored during the 90s.
The casual aesthetic made it look perfect for daywear, but these must-have pants were also on show at night with crop tops.
For you to rock the flared jeans today, first to consider in selecting a cropped style to give it a match and to give a look a modern update.
For you to wear the 90s look in 2020, a crop top is a must-have. The midriff-baring tops were one of the essential fashion items for ladies living in the 90s and are on-trend once again.
Today, you can relive the best fashion from the decade by pairing a crop top with a pair of mom jeans. For you to make and achieve the modern look, just swap cropped camisoles for sweaters, short t-shirts, and tank tops.
Next time you need a confidence boost, try pairing a cute crop with your favourite jeans for an instant power rush.
Hoop earrings have been a fashion staple for a long time already but no one had loved them more than the fashionistas in the year 1990. The classic ring-shaped earrings are fabulously easy to wear and can be instantly dressed up with any outfit they’re paired. There is only one rule when it comes to rocking them, it is the bigger, the better.
Black combat boots were the footwear trend of the 90s and also popularized by the grunge scene of the decade.
Don’t forget to pair them with a floral dress in order to give your look some edge.
Denim Jackets with Patches
Ironing or stitching patches on your denim jacket was a ’90s way of expressing your individuality and personality in one garment. Fans of the style should be happy to hear that these jackets are cool again.
Platform sneakers were certainly for those who have loved the comfort of sneakers, but still wanted to look like a six inches taller.
Gucci had helped bring the 90s trend back with its multicolor striped platform sneakers , along with the brands like Superga, Converse, and Vans, which also offer platform versions of their popular shoes.
The Spaghetti-strap tops and dresses were worn to elegant soirees (à la Gwyneth Paltrow’s 1999 Oscars ensemble) and were known as the going out style of the 90s. The trend has been popping up on celebrities and quickly is making its way to the fashion fore again.
The famous – Tommy Hilfiger logos
Tommy Girl is a must style for any 90s, as the classic red, white, and blue logos appeared on everything from the shirts to sweaters and up to skirts. Now, with the help of Gigi Hadid whereinto she has collaborated with Tommy Hilfiger for two years, the brand is back and more popular than ever.
Matching Plaid Sets
Who could have forgotten the Cher’s iconic yellow plaid blazer and skirt set from Clueless?
There are several brands that have always included this matching pattern to their Fall/Winter ’18 collections.
The animal print is one of the trends that will never die, seeing a revival of the style every couple of years. The 90s were no exception at all, with the leopard being the print of choice for the time.
From the trench coats up to mini skirts, the leopard print have always made a statement for a fashion era that was otherwise relatively low-key. Try to pick up a few staple pieces in the style or try shopping for leopard print accessories if the style is a little too bold for your taste.