I Gave Myself a '90s Makeover—See How I Did

There I was innocently scrolling on Pinterest at 2 a.m. on a sleepless Tuesday night when I came upon a ’90s runway look that stopped my energetic thumb in its tracks. It was Nina Ricci’s S/S ’97 show and featured a blinged-out belly chain. Yes, I am 30 years old and am highly interested in adorning my midsection with rhinestones, as seen on my Instagram, but the idea of wearing one above my pants was highly novel to me. Many more ’90s runway rabbit holes followed, and I started testing out the freshest looks I could find. If you need more proof that the 1990s are more relevant than ever in 2018 or just want to see how I fared in adapting looks that are over two decades old, I encourage you to read on. Like me, you may just find your inner ’90s child along the way.

We all know a square neckline is about as 2018 as it gets, but it turns out the style was en vogue over 20 years ago too. 
Note to self: An all black outfit is the perfect canvas for layering on the accessories. 
Until I saw this photo, I wasn’t aware that a see-through top paired with square sunglasses was a painfully cool combination. The more you know. 
While not appropriate for the office, my attempt at the ’90s look turned out to be perfect for a sunny weekend. 
This woman has it going on. The puff sleeve trend is only gaining steam, and we all know how fashion is collectively feeling about a statement straw hat. Thanks, Jacquemus. 
Pro tip: a puff sleeve top becomes even more chill when…
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