Five Wardrobe Staples From the ‘90s That Have Stood The Test Of Time

Fashion favourites that have stood the test of time 

From luxury high fashion to off-duty looks, the ‘90s were a momentous era for fashion. Among the ‘90s supermodels, Naomi Cambell, Kate Moss and Linda Evangelista donned fabulous looks on and off the runway. Victoria Beckham, Jennifer Aniston, Julia Roberts and the Olsen twins were among the icons who channelled the epitome of 90s fashion, dominating the scene with their impeccable style. 

Vivienne Westwood, Maison Margiela, Versace and Chanel were among the designers who invented and pioneered the marvel and charm of style in the era, paving the way for fashion as we know it. 

In this article, we look back at some of the ’90s most memorable fashion staples that have stood the test of time and remain a favourite in today’s fashion realm.  

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Take a look at five of the best fashion statements the ‘90s had to offer : 

1) Slip dress 

 

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For casual or glamorous occasions, slip dresses are the perfect look for any event. For Spring 2024, Coach released a range of flowy and abstract slip dresses as a part of their collection with nods to creative director Stuart Vevers’ artistic journey in New York that began in the ‘90s. 

2) Bucket Hats 


In today’s fashion, Jacquemus is one of the designers to bring back the bucket hat. In its myriad colours, the Le Bob Gadjo range has quickly won the hearts of fashion darlings, making for the perfect accessory to elevate any look from the beach or city. 

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3) Straight cut jeans 

 

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A capsule wardrobe staple and essential for off-duty looks, the ‘90s straight-cut jeans offer a relaxed yet elevated silhouette and are the perfect base for dressing up or dressing down. 

4) Corset Tops 

 

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Dame Vivienne Westwood championed the legendary reimagination of the corset; a piece rich in history, turning a long-standing undergarment piece into outerwear. Over the years, Vivienne Westwood has created different iterations of the celebrated garment, that are still highly sought after today. 

5) Shoulder bags 

 

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Fashion houses from Fendi to Prada have embraced the comeback of the shoulder bag in recent years. In Sex And The City, Sarah Jessica Parker boasted a spectacle of looks as Carrie Bradshaw, clad with a divine range of bags, including the Fendi Baguette andDior Saddle.

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