You Can Wear Now
Fashion is important. It represents the culture, ideals and mood of a society. Plus, it's a whole lot of fun. Travel through the last six decades to learn about what was chic then, and how you can wear it now.
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Casual was the biggest trend in the nineties with baggie sweaters, pale colored jeans and cropped tops. Miniskirts and baby doll dress were big, especially when paired with white sneakers. Flannels and torn jeans were a large part of the grunge trend, and oversized blazers and vests were in as well. The nineties aren't so far in the past that wearing these styles today is considered vintage, so beware of incorporating more than one nineties style piece in any outfit.
Levi 501 boyfriend jeans in Dust Storm, $20
Alternative Apparel "Molly" crop top in Ash Heather, $23.40
Spiegel oversized sweater in Shocking Pink, $39
This hugely successful movie starring Alicia Silverstone showcased the best of nineties fashion. The rich characters of Beverly Hills wore only the latest trends, and the public took many style cues from Cher. School girl skirts, plaid, knee high socks and platform Mary Janes were featured heavily in the movie, and the short hemlines of the persistent mini skirts were balanced out by collared shirts and long sleeves. Take a cue from Clueless and cover up top if you're showing a lot of leg. Now if only we had Cher's computerized closet…
Daytrip plaid blazer, $44
H&M orange skirt, $25
American Apparel velvet headband in Black, $8
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