Tag Archives: 1990s

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What the F@#% is Normcore?

When I was a freshman in college at this uppity liberal arts school in Manhattan, two kids in my dorm dressed as NYC tourists for Halloween.  They wore jorts and mom jeans with $2 I Heart NY tees, mock turtlenecks, and baseball caps.  Added to the mix were the obligatory athletic shoes, probably New Balance […]

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Jeremy Scott, Moschino, & the 90s: The Line Between Tacky & Fun

  I’m a goofy girl, to be sure.  I rushed to American Apparel when they released a tee plastered with Cookie Monster’s mug a few years back, and I’ll be the first to incorporate anything Star Wars related into my wardrobe (my R2-D2 iPhone case is a case among cases). But even though everyone and […]

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Giving the Slip (Dress)

Is it a dress, or is it lingerie? Do I care? The slip dress is something I could so easily make fun of (and sometimes do).  But I won’t.  Because what could possibly be more comfortable than wearing a loose whisper of silk, satin, or some other delicate material when it’s time to go out […]