Admit it or not, the 90s were a revolutionary decade for fashion. In fact, some of the most iconic trends of all time started during this particular era. From denim overalls and spaghetti-strap crops to leather jackets and Dungarees, it sure is a fashion trend to remember.
Number 1: Adidas Slides
This casual footwear is definitely one of the most comfortable slides out there. In the 90s Adidas Slides is so popular that almost everyone owns a pair.
Today, these fresh slides are slowly making a comeback in the fashion scene. Models like Gigi Hadid and Suki Waterhouse have been spotted with this trendy slippers. Even fashion giant Gucci is also adapting to the same style.
Number 2: Claw Clips
The 90s is also about those crazy and chic hair accessories. Claw Clips, in particular, is one of the most popular of them all.
Today, claw clips are used to hold up your hair, but back in the day, they were considered the ultimate chic accessory you can get for your mane.
Jennifer Aniston’s character Rachel Greene in Friends is one of the notable celebrities to wear the clips. They were also featured at Alexander Wang’s Fall/Winter 2018 show.
Number 3: Bike Shorts
Also famous during the 90s were Spandex bike shorts. Not only is it comfortable to wear, but it’s also the perfect outfit to wear in and out of the gym.
In the past, icons like Madonna and Princess Diana sported the casual style. Today, celebrities like Naomi Campbell and Kim Kardashian are bringing back the bike shorts trend in the fashion world.
Number 4: Fanny Packs
Fanny packs have been the subject of many fashion memes and jokes, but in the 90s, they were a huge hit. At that time, these easy to carry bags can be seen on almost everyone’s waist. Not only does it provide convenience but it also gives you that unique fashion statement.
Today, celebs like Kendall Jenner are using these genius belt bags, making it one of the most stylish carriers out there.
Number 5: Denim Jacket With Patches
Back in the 90s, stitching patches on your denim jacket was a thing. Apparently, it’s a famous way of expressing one’s individuality and personality. And while it’s true that the trend has been temporarily forgotten, they’re now making a comeback.
In fact, the trend was featured at Fashion Week, where designer labels were sewn into the back of a denim jacket.
Number 6: Backpacks
During the 90s, backpacks were considered a fad that will eventually fade away. Surprisingly, they managed to survive and even make it to this date.
Big brands such as Chanel and Burberry are picking up the trend, making backpacks cool again. Although slightly different in design, these bags are still giving off that retro vibe.
Number 7: Chain Belts
Not everyone is a fan of chain belts, but it sure made a mark in the fashion industry. Back in the 90s, chain belts were considered the ultimate grunger-era accessory.
But now, celebrities like Bella Hadid gave it a modern twist by matching it with pinstripe pants. It also goes well with the modern-day flannel shirt and ripped jeans.
Number 8: Cat-Eye Sunglasses
Eyewear is also a must-have fashion accessory during the 90s. One of the most famous ones were exaggerated cat-eye frames. They were so popular that almost all fashionistas own one.
Today, celebs like Selena Gomez and Kourtney Kardashian are still rocking these eye-catchy glasses. With a more modern touch, Cat-Eye Sunglasses can definitely compete with other high-end brands.
Number 9: Platform Sneakers
This footwear may not be for everyone but it definitely made a name for itself in the fashion field. Platform sneakers became widely popular, thanks to celebrities like Baby Spice. The shoes itself will make you look six inches taller without compromising comfort.
Today, Gucci added their own flair to it with multicolor striped design. Other brands are also making their own versions, like Converse, Vans, and Superga.
Number 10: Scrunchies
Who wouldn’t love scrunchies? If you were a 90s kid, you definitely owned one of this hair accessory. Back in the day, you’re considered one of the cool kids if you throw these babies in your hair.
Interestingly, it doesn’t seem like we’ve seen the last of scrunchies. In fact, this hair accessory was featured during the Spring/Summer 2018 runway show. Even Balenciaga made their own version of it. By the looks of it, we will still see more of them in the future.
Have you tried any of these 90s fashion trends? Would you like to see more of them in 2019?