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Last Updated on July 23, 2023
90s fashion is back in style and we couldn’t be happier. The decade was dominated by a mixture of grunge, preppy, and feminine looks, and there were many celebs who personified the era through their movies, music, and red carpet fashion.
And lucky for you, we’ve compiled a list of our fav celeb looks. If you’re in need of some 90s party outfit inspo, look no further!
Uma Thurman’s Black Dress and Red Necklace in Pulp Fiction
Grunge was a staple of 90s style, and no one did it better than Uma Thurman in Pulp Fiction. Mia Wallace stole our hearts as the badass mafia boss in this Tarantino film, but part of her appeal was definitely her fashion choices.
We particularly loved her edgy take on the little black dress.
This look can be easily replicated with a tight-fitting black maxi dress, patent black pumps, and a black choker with a red pendant.
Britney Spears’ Mini Skirt and Knee High Socks
It was in 1999 that Britney Spears’ “…Baby One More Time” topped the charts. In part, the song was super catchy, but the music video (and specifically the outfit Spears’ wore) also played a major role in the song’s success.
Unleash your inner sexy schoolgirl a la Britney Spears by pairing a black mini skirt with a cropped white blouse that’s tied at the front, a red bra or bralette, knee high grey socks, and a grey cardigan. Style your hair into high braids tied with pink ribbon, and add pink pom poms to the top of each braid for the ultimate Britney look.
Alicia Silverstone’s Red Mini Dress and Feather Boa in Clueless
Alicia Silverstone’s Cher had a totally envious closet, with the character donning a multitude of outfits that would go down in history. Although we loved her yellow plaid pantsuit, we must admit that we’re partial to her red mini dress and feather boa look that appears on the film’s poster.
To master Cher’s Clueless party ensemble, you’ll need to find a crimson red bodycon mini dress, a white feather boa, a pair of stud earrings, and red heels (the chunky 90s cell phone is optional). Get some inspo with our Absolute Favourite Clueless Outfits.
Sarah Jessica Parker’s Tulle Mini Skirt and Pink Tank in Sex and the City
Have you always been the Carrie of your friend group?
Then perhaps it’s time to look the part by slipping into Sarah Jessica Parker’s iconic pink ensemble from the opening credits of Sex and the City.
To rock the look, all you’ll need is a while tulle mini skirt, a light pink tank top, a silver belt, and a pair of strappy silver heels. Curl your hair and pull part of the front back and you’re good to go!
Gwyneth Paltrow’s Pink Gown and Diamond Choker
The outfit Gwyneth Paltrow donned to the 1999 Academy Awards is frequently cited as one of the best Oscar looks in history – and we can see why. The actress (who ended up winning for her role in Shakespeare in Love) wore a bubblegum pink, spaghetti-strapped gown by Ralph Lauren.
If you have any formal parties coming up and are looking for some 90s inspiration, Paltrow’s look might just be it. To achieve her ultra chic, ultra feminine outfit, you’ll need a baby pink floor-length gown (can be adjusted to a mini dress if you want a more casual iteration), a diamond or rhinestone choker with matching stud earrings, and a pink wrap.
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