90s Fashion

Clothes Worn in the 90s

The 90s Grunge Look

The Grunge Look

Grunge brought flannel back with a vengeance. Popularized by the grunge music scene based in Seattle, the look usually involved thrift store type items. Outdoor apparel like a flannel shirt paired with a winter hat was a common look.

The Rachel Haircut

The Rachel Haircut

Probably the most famous hairstyle of the 1990s was the one popularized by Jennifer Aniston in 1994. The cut was named after her character Rachel Green on the hit TV show Friends.

90s Fashion - Acid Wash Jeans


Overalls gained back popularity in the early 90s. Bonus points if you wore them with one strap undone.

90s Fashion - Overalls with one strap down

90s Vintage Clothes

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90s Sideburns 90210


The cast of the nighttime soap 90210 were mostly responsible for the reemergence of long sideburns on guys during the mid 90s.

90s Fashion - Skidz

Skidz and Zubaz

Skidz and Zubaz were super colorful and comfortable drawstring pants popularized by teen shows like Saved By The Bell.

90s Fashion - Biker Shorts

Biker Shorts

Biker Shorts were not just used for working out in the early 90s, they were actually a popular fashion item worn standalone, or under a short skirt.

90s Footwear

Doc Martens / Air Jordans

The air-cushioned Doc Marten boots were absolutely THE thing to wear on your feet in the 90s if you were a girl. Guys just wanted to be like Mike and therefore went with the Air Jordan basketball shoes.

LL Cool J

One Pant Leg Rolled Up

We really don't get this look, but it was popular in the rap community for a while in the 90s and was worn often by rapper LL Cool J.

90s Fashion - The Nylon Windbreaker

The Nylon Windbreaker

Gaudy Nylon Windbreaker jackets were a very popular 90s Fashion item. The brighter the better!

90s Fashion - HyperColor T-Shirts

Hypercolor Tees

Hypercolor Tees were shirts that changed color when heat was applied. This often came in the form of body heat leaving a hand print on the shirt.

Slap Bracelets

Slap Bracelets

Slap Bracelets were bracelets that could be completely straightened out. The straightened bracelet is then slapped against the wearer's arm, causing the bands to wrap around the wrist.

90s Fashion - Backward Caps

Backward Caps

Wearing your baseball cap backwards, for some reason, became a popular fashion trend in the 90s.

90s Fashion - Bongo Jeans

10 Most Forgotten 90s Fashion Trends

90s Fashion- Ripped Jeans

Ripped Jeans

Jeans that made it appear like you had just gone through a fight with a rabid wolverine were a popular 90s Fashion look.ultra-wide straight legged denim jeans featuring elaborate pocket logos and a unique street look

90s JNCO Jeans

JNCO Jeans

JNCO jeans had ultra-wide straight legs. They also bore elaborate pocket logos and were popular in urban areas.

90s Flat Top Haircut

The Flattop Haircut

Popularized by rappers like Kid N Play and the Fresh Prince, these very flat topped haircuts were popular in the 90s.