Ripped pants, band Ts, layers upon layers of textured denim and plaid, and intimidating Doc Martens were all elements in what lead to a perfect 2019 take on Nineties grunge at R13. At Paco Rabanne, the Nineties inspiration, which was admittedly combined with ‘70s elements, showed through in copious camisole dresses, often layered over T-shirts or long-sleeved shirts à la Kate Moss, or leopard print coats, also à la ‘90s Kate Moss.
You've probably read at least one think-piece about the resurgence of the '90s, particularly in terms of its fashion. The decade was a breeding ground for iconic clothing styles that won't quit, from grunge-y flannel and cropped tops to slinky slip dresses. Ahead, join us on our trip down memory lane as we recount the most iconic, sometimes cringeworthy, sometimes incredible fashion moments of the 1990s and the style stars that made them happen.

Long before skinny jeans were everyone’s go-to denim style, flared and wide-leg designs reigned supreme. Thanks to a preference for oversized and loose silhouettes, these pants were highly favored during the ’90s. Their casual aesthetic made them perfect for daywear, but these must-have pants were also on show at night with crop tops. To rock flared jeans today, consider selecting a cropped style to give this look a modern update. 

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We also saw more designers use vegan and sustainable materials to craft their garments and fall 2019 accessories. Almost everyone, from young designers to major fashion houses, played with gender in some way for the winter 2020 fashion trends. Some did so by crafting menswear-inspired items for women, while others did so by presenting unisex garments. As a result, some of the major fall/ winter 2019-2020 fashion trends are suits, loose trousers, and big-shouldered jackets and blazers.

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Athleisure is the trend that keeps giving, and its latest offering is as unexpected as it is stylish. The bike shorts were worn with blazers by many style-savvy showgoers this fashion month. Offering a fresh blend of sportswear and tailoring, the look was both striking and chic. Of course, while it may not be appropriate for either the office or the gym, the outfit is perfect for strutting the streets or attending Sunday brunch with your best friends. So, don’t be afraid to try it for yourself.
Pack away those florals next spring because there is a new print in town. Polka dots were seen all over the catwalks, covering statement mini dresses at Richard Quinn, layered up at Max Mara, given a colourful spin at Erdem and worked into ladylike looks at Carolina Herrera and Michael Kors. Whether with your workwear or for a night out, polka dots are taking pride of place for the new season.
To wear the ’90s fashion trend today you need to rework styles so that they are relevant in today’s culture. Instead of copying looks exactly as they were in the ’90s, recreate them in a modern and updated way. The trick is to capture that “too cool to care” attitude of the ’90s while looking fresh and on-trend. To do so, blend classic ’90s pieces like crop tops or chokers into your everyday wardrobe with skinny jeans and heeled boots. Alternatively, pair your favorite new dress with a ’90s half-up hairstyle or add layers by wearing a t-shirt underneath. Either way, have fun with your style and embrace the carefree, youthful feel of the ’90s.

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Last year off-the-shoulder had its moment; this year, it's all about the asymmetric neckline. Spotted on the runways of Carolina Hererra (left), as well as Zimmermann and Kate Spade New York, this slanted one-shoulder look perfectly highlights your collarbone and shoulder without displaying it all. This minor neckline tweak is all you need to elevate your outfits.

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We'll spare you the groundbreaking florals this season and instead, look to '60s and '70s wallpaper for your print fix. Retro prints ruled the runways—bringing both major color and pattern to all the top collections. Serving up mod home decor realness, vintage wallpaper (and couch) prints were channeled in the form of suiting at Prada and Marc Jacobs. Christopher Kane opted for a more psychedelic wallpaper print in the form of spring dresses, while Etro and Alberta Ferretti delivered a more bohemian-print option.
A very stupid and narcissistic action. Meghan and Harry didn't request to be named Duke and Duchess of Sussex. They belong by birth and marriage to the Royal family and Sussex belongs to the Royal Kingdom of Britain. What they might want to do is to vote themselves out of Britain. Otherwise they should keep quite and accept that, if it is not that extremely beautiful couple, some other members of the Royal household will be named for Sussex without their being consulted first and there is nothing they can do about it. Their opinion is not invited. So short up.
Princess Di wore this daring LBD the same night Prince Charles' tell-all interview about their life came out. It was dubbed the "revenge dress" because the princess didn't let anyone, or anything, hold her down from shining that night. The off-the-shoulder design and asymmetrical hemline made a major style statement and is one of the most iconic looks of British royalty to date.
Perhaps more appealing was the messaging at Collina Strada, where designer Hillary Taymour was transparent about her personal and professional struggles to be eco-friendlier. She is working on shifting Collina Strada towards full sustainability, and for now, the fall 2019 collection was made primarily of deadstock fabrics and with recycled beads crafted by 4ocean, an organization that cleans the oceans of plastic waste and turns it into bracelets.
The millennials are all sulking about this, and do not relate to the excitement around the revival of the mommy jeans, but we are glad and think it’s about time. Thanks to Britney and other pop stars, the mom jeans slowly disappeared from the nineties fashion wardrobe, malls, and brands. The style guides suddenly stopped mentioning these, and they became extinct. And, that’s why we have to explain what this is about now. Fine – they were just a pair of airy, comfortable, cotton denim pants that sat beautifully at the waist and were out near the thighs (unlike the painfully tight ones). There are a lot of variations, but this breathable pair of trousers is something we all need, and it’s time they were revived, at least as an option to some of us.
However, there was also a little bit of room for fantasy and drama, particularly in the form of copious ruffles and voluminous garments, as we saw overt sexiness in the form of see-through clothing, visible lingerie, and corsetry. If you want to treat high fashion as escapism, these are likely the fall/ winter 2019 fashion trends that you will appreciate the most. So, without further ado, let’s get into the details of what we’ll all be wearing soon!
Instead of feathers and fur weighing you down, designers are giving the texture a lighter touch. Valentino delicately edged their dresses in a wispy trim, and Proenza Schouler showed a feather-backed top that looked as if it would blow away with a soft breeze. We're especially fond of Prada's collection of feathered goods, including a pair of boyfriend jeans trimmed in ostrich that will amp up a basic white tee.

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Tonal dressing has been gaining momentum in recent seasons and SS20 favoured top-to-toe white. Gabriela Hearst, Victoria Beckham, Ralph & Russo and Tom Ford layered up the white suit, while Pierpaolo Piccoli made the entire first section of the Valentino show stark white. Chanel, Pyer Moss and Off-White also used the colour heavily throughout their spring collections. Tricky to keep clean perhaps, but surely the most effortless way to look chic for the new season.

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The millennials are all sulking about this, and do not relate to the excitement around the revival of the mommy jeans, but we are glad and think it’s about time. Thanks to Britney and other pop stars, the mom jeans slowly disappeared from the nineties fashion wardrobe, malls, and brands. The style guides suddenly stopped mentioning these, and they became extinct. And, that’s why we have to explain what this is about now. Fine – they were just a pair of airy, comfortable, cotton denim pants that sat beautifully at the waist and were out near the thighs (unlike the painfully tight ones). There are a lot of variations, but this breathable pair of trousers is something we all need, and it’s time they were revived, at least as an option to some of us.
For Celine, Hedi Slimane went way back, taking inspiration from the designs the house had produced in the ‘70s, like pleated A-line skirts, culottes, and women’s tweed blazers. At Kate Spade, the Seventies effect was derived from suits with high-waisted, flared trousers and elongating blazers, even though the colors themselves were very bright and of the moment.
Black trench coats gained fame in the late ‘90s/ early 2000s when costume designer Kym Barrett dressed the cast of The Matrix in black leather trench coats (okay, Trinity was mostly in PVC), which billowed strikingly during action scenes. Nearly 20 years later, times are pretty bleak, so what better way to shield ourselves than with one of these trenches?
The Celine show was opened with a pair of pleated culottes in a neutral brown, with more versions showing up on the runway as the show progressed, making it clear that these pants are going to be worn in offices all over the world in the coming season. It was actually a throwback to old designs from the house, and we gotta say it was one of our favorite iterations of the trend this season, likely because it was true to historical designs.

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There is something comforting about patchwork designs. They might be a little tough to wear, since they can appear raggedy or old-fashioned, but they bring to mind comforting thoughts about lovingly crafted throw blankets somehow combined with a punk rock aesthetic. With meditations on what it means to reuse and upcycle as well as on intersections of identities, it was no surprise to see patchworks as part of the fall 2019 runway trends.
As we enter 2019, we’re turning over a new sartorial leaf. Gone are the days of Barbie pink (though we loved it while it was here!), denim bike shorts, and the like, as we usher in some of our newest favorite trends for the coming year. The name of the game is exaggerated tailoring: We're embracing puffy sleeves, asymmetrical silhouettes, and more statement-making trends that are best worn with tailored separates or suiting-inspired styling pieces. We’ve taken our streamlined closets into a more experimental realm, no longer happy with just the wardrobe basics. As you complete that end-of-year closet clean-out and make room for the new pieces of 2019, here are the trends everyone will be wearing this year — and how we’re shopping them.

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At Gucci, the flap on a long gray trench worked to sharpen the shoulders, contributing to another one of the fall 2019 fashion trends, and also added a unique element, since the flaps at the front had a sharp triangular shape. Agnona presented a Matrix-y leather trench that had two extra-long flaps at the front, giving the whole look a priestly feel paired as they were with a Roman collar. 

Just as yellow reigned supreme on the autumn/winter catwalks, another bright colour was prevalent for the new season with designers across the cities injecting tangerine orange into their collections. Seen in ballgown form at Valentino and Emilia Wickstead, in day dresses at Stella McCartney and Rejina Pyo and in separates at Prada and Ferretti, there is no bolder way to brighten up your SS20 wardrobe.
The long parade of more than 100 fashion shows for the spring 2020 season has concluded—but we're just getting started. The first order of business is discerning the most impactful trends of the season: from artisanal crochet and graphic polka dots to a look at decades past via disco collars and '60s wallpaper prints, couture feathers, hot pants, bold neons, and many more. See which designers led the pack for each new mode and get in on the looks early by shopping them now. Welcome to what's next.
The Celine show was opened with a pair of pleated culottes in a neutral brown, with more versions showing up on the runway as the show progressed, making it clear that these pants are going to be worn in offices all over the world in the coming season. It was actually a throwback to old designs from the house, and we gotta say it was one of our favorite iterations of the trend this season, likely because it was true to historical designs.

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Molly Goddard moved away from the overly feminine, instead giving us warm multi-colored knit sweaters, cardigans, scarves, skirts, and even a crocheted dress. We’ve already mentioned the matronly vibe the Ashley Williams collection took, with many wool offerings for the NYC millennial intent on staying at home in winter, with a cup of herbal tea, the heat turned up high, and a virtual fireplace showing on TV.
If you weren’t rocking a grunge or minimalistic style in the ’90s, you were probably sporting a hip-hop outfit. Popular in urban areas, hip-hop fashion was represented by overside, loose silhouettes, casual fabrics, and sports details. Like grunge, the style corresponded with the music genre of the same name. As such, hip-hop stars were icons of this style and provided the best outfit inspiration.
The Celine show was opened with a pair of pleated culottes in a neutral brown, with more versions showing up on the runway as the show progressed, making it clear that these pants are going to be worn in offices all over the world in the coming season. It was actually a throwback to old designs from the house, and we gotta say it was one of our favorite iterations of the trend this season, likely because it was true to historical designs.

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Oversized ribbons came courtesy of Issey Miyake, where they gave an impressive touch as the top fastenings of large winter coats. At Erdem, ribbons were a natural addition, what with the brand being known for its feminine creations. There was a mixture of takes on the ribbon, with small bows running down the front of a few dresses, and large ribbons used at the neckline of more elaborate dresses.

We can always trust a brand like Salvatore Ferragamo to offer interesting leather pieces, with a dark red leather skater dress paired with purple accessories easily drawing our eye. Tod’s is another label known for their leather creations, and we loved a ‘60s-inspired shift dress with long sleeves made of Dark Cheddar (a fall 2019 runway color) yellow leather.


The opening of the Prabal Gurung runway for this season could best be described as “neon coziness” what with all the bright winter offerings. These included an excellent long puffer coat in neon blue, worn over a tie-dye sweatshirt. At Brandon Maxwell, LaQuan Smith, and Christian Siriano, we saw cropped takes on the puffy coat that could be paired with the club or evening wear garments for which these designers are known.

Juice. SNICK. Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers. TGIF. Wayne's World. Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Beavis and Butthead. Feeling nostalgic yet? We sure are. The '90s were a great time for pop culture and music, but the style wasn't as on-point—or was it? Lately, we've been looking back at a time that for many of us here at Complex, were our formative years, and we've rediscovered a lot of the trends we forgot about.
Tonal dressing has been gaining momentum in recent seasons and SS20 favoured top-to-toe white. Gabriela Hearst, Victoria Beckham, Ralph & Russo and Tom Ford layered up the white suit, while Pierpaolo Piccoli made the entire first section of the Valentino show stark white. Chanel, Pyer Moss and Off-White also used the colour heavily throughout their spring collections. Tricky to keep clean perhaps, but surely the most effortless way to look chic for the new season.

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Typically, we think of celebrity sunglasses as big and fabulous. But over the past few months, they've been getting smaller and smaller. Little, oval frames have been seen on everyone from Lady Gaga to Kendal Jenner. If you're looking to switch up yours come 2018, these tiny shades are the way to go. And for more great style buys, check out these 50 Essential Accessories for Women.

Power suits are always in and if you're already a fan, or eager to try out the style, good news: They'll be in abundance come fall/winter. Designers like Joseph Altuzarra (left) debuted smart suiting options for women in the pre-fall 2019 collection and he isn't the only one. You'll find tailored sets from the likes of Proenza Schouler and Givenchy.

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Culottes are a type of cropped trousers heavily associated with cool French girl style, and they’re having a comeback in the fall 2019 runway trends. They’re super practical for autumn, especially if you live somewhere a little warmer, especially as office wear. At first glance they may look like an A-line skirt, which makes them a playful choice that injects fun into professional settings.
The resurgence of '90s fashion has resulted in a truly mixed bag of emotions. While the '90s can be credited with providing us with now-favorable slip dresses and kitten heels, there's also a raft of trends we'd like to keep in the past. After reaching out to the rest of the Who What Wear team, we reminisced about all the pieces we used to be so proud to own but can't imagine ever wearing again (we think), as well as the celebrity looks we'd happily revisit time and again.
The resurgence of '90s fashion has resulted in a truly mixed bag of emotions. While the '90s can be credited with providing us with now-favorable slip dresses and kitten heels, there's also a raft of trends we'd like to keep in the past. After reaching out to the rest of the Who What Wear team, we reminisced about all the pieces we used to be so proud to own but can't imagine ever wearing again (we think), as well as the celebrity looks we'd happily revisit time and again.
Designers seemed to be turning to blues this season, but not in a moody way. At Molly Goddard, Stella McCartney and Boss, punchy bright blue shone through the collections in the form of tulle or pleated dresses and a pair of striking satin shorts stole the show at Staud. Prabal Gurung meanwhile created the ultimate bright blue power suit, while Preen's most talked-about design was that punchy tiered dress.
The biggest trends to come from the Spring 2020 runways at Fashion Week are bound to be some of your favorites, mostly because they will all reinvigorate your wardrobe with quirk or flair, and they aren't hard to pull off. Whether it's the new puff sleeve — which you can decide to flaunt in the form of a bishop top or your next vacation midi — or the striped knit dress, you won't have to think too hard about styling these looks.
Velvet and corduroy are cousins, both soft to the touch, with a vintage charm, and belonging to the ‘90s in recent memory. Their textural value is also similar, as one would find it difficult to distinguish corduroy from velvet and vice versa when seeing a garment from a distance – for example, from one of the back seats at a fashion show. Both materials are warm yet elegant, so they were extremely fitting for the fall 2019 fashion trends.
The affinity designers have for displaying the female form continues well into the fall/ winter 2019 fashion trends, with all manner of see-through fabrics used for shirts and dresses. This year the creations were often worn under a coat or a blazer (it’s cold in autumn and winter, after all), but were just as provocative as they had been in previous years.

To wear the ’90s fashion trend today you need to rework styles so that they are relevant in today’s culture. Instead of copying looks exactly as they were in the ’90s, recreate them in a modern and updated way. The trick is to capture that “too cool to care” attitude of the ’90s while looking fresh and on-trend. To do so, blend classic ’90s pieces like crop tops or chokers into your everyday wardrobe with skinny jeans and heeled boots. Alternatively, pair your favorite new dress with a ’90s half-up hairstyle or add layers by wearing a t-shirt underneath. Either way, have fun with your style and embrace the carefree, youthful feel of the ’90s.
Leopard wasn’t the only popular print for the Spring/Summer ’19 show season. Tartan also appeared on the streets of New York, London, Paris and Milan. Of course, in true fashion week style, the traditional print wasn’t worn subtly. It was donned all over in eye-catching colours by the fashion pack. Want to try the look for yourself? Pick up a tartan suit, jacket or pair of pants that features the classic pattern in unique and bold colours, such as red, blue, green and yellow.
Style Notes: This item's popularity probably has a lot to do with the fact that The Matrix was such a huge hit—everyone wanted to wear Neo's long leather coat. But because that maxi silhouette isn't exactly practical (and is more associated with goth kids), it evolved into this shorter form instead, as seen on Winona Ryder and on Kate Moss. Today, you'll rarely find a cool girl in a leather blazer—it's all about the classic biker.

As one of the most beloved couples of the '90s, Brad and Gwyneth's relationship was well-documented until the pair parted ways in 1997. The duo was often photographed on the red carpet in coordinating outfits—and for a short period, matching haircuts—and their looks spanned the spectrum of '90s trends, from stark minimalism to grunge to preppy chic.

Fashion in the 1990s brought forth a youth movement and offered carefree styles that dabbled in rebellion. Grunge and minimalism were the main trends of the decade with hip-hop and “sexy schoolgirl” styles also trending. Designers such as Marc Jacobs and Alexander McQueen pioneered grunge and took inspiration from the gritty streets. Supermodels were traded in for a new breed of waif models with Kate Moss, and her “heroin chic” look, leading the pack. Everyone wanted to emulate Moss’s “too cool to care” style, and fashion featured this attitude. Music and fashion also went together as fans copied the unique styles of their musical idols.


Following the brand's launch in 1989, Cross Colours clothing became a hot-ticket item. The brand was known for its color-blocked apparel (typically made in green, red, yellow, and black), as well as the inspirational messages affixed to its garments, like "Stop D Violence." In the 1990s, they were everywhere in hip hop in particular, with rappers like Will Smith and Salt N Pepa frequently wearing the brand.

Chokers weren’t the only item of jewelry to reach peak popularity in the ’90s. Hoop earrings also had a major moment during the decade. Worn by women everywhere, these ring-shaped earrings added attitude to plenty of outfits. The only rule while wearing this sassy jewelry item was to make them as big as possible. After all, what’s the point in wearing jewelry, if it doesn’t make a statement?


Sterling Archer can rejoice, the tactical turtleneck is back along with other ‘70s-inspired fall/ winter 2019-2020 fashion trends. Your personal inspiration might be Michel Foucault, Greta Garbo, Steve Jobs or Audrey Hepburn, or you might like a turtleneck because it’s another item that’ll keep your neck warm in the coming autumn and winter. They can be worn in many different ways, as designers and stylists showed us on the runways.
If I ever make a list of essentials for a capsule wardrobe, the denim jacket will make it to the list. They were once considered dated, but they have been back for a while now. It goes with everything and anything, works perfectly for layering, and you can use it almost throughout the year. Sleeveless, waistcoat or full hands, you name it—each of them has a charm and style. A style we can never get enough of!
Of course, Chanel leads the tweed trend for fall, followed by Victoria Beckham, where we saw a bold tweed skirt suit, Brock Collection that unveiled tweed coats, pants, skirts and dresses, Celine, where tweed appeared in every color and style, Tod’s, Gucci, Louis Vuitton and more. So just get your perfect portion of tweed and tweet to let the world know about your trend awareness!
I wonder, why we even went off the trend for a while? What is there to not like about these? They are comfortable, chic and easy breezy. But I get it; it is a thin line between comfort and sloppy dressing. Like everything else, there is a method to this madness too; and that’s why brands have launched track pants in so many variants, you cannot help but drool. This trend is back for good and is not going away this time. Don’t you worry!

After looking at all the fall 2019 collections my coats started to feel so...short. Tory Burch, Max Mara and others presented longline coats that will provide extra warmth this winter. These longline coats aren't your typical lightweight dusters either. Instead, find them super structured and made of heavy wool. Basloe agrees, noting that fall is all about the statement coat. "A coat with some kind of drama is a must-have for fall," she said, suggesting a bright yellow puffer that skims your ankles.
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The resurgence of '90s fashion has resulted in a truly mixed bag of emotions. While the '90s can be credited with providing us with now-favorable slip dresses and kitten heels, there's also a raft of trends we'd like to keep in the past. After reaching out to the rest of the Who What Wear team, we reminisced about all the pieces we used to be so proud to own but can't imagine ever wearing again (we think), as well as the celebrity looks we'd happily revisit time and again.

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