Tag Archives: 90s fashion

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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 […]

zara studio mesh slip dress

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 […]

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Smells Like Teen Spirit

I thought we had already done the whole 90s grunge thing a couple years ago–and, ya know, in the 90s.  But I was working for Urban Outfitters at the time of this supposed revival, so I may just be confused. I know the angsty Seattle rocker look never really left the West Coast in general, […]