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Fashion Born in the 1990s

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Juicy Couture

The Juicy Couture brand, famous for its Cheeky Slogans, Curvy Velour Hoodies and lots of girly details, was started by  Gela Nash-Taylor and Pamela Skaist-Levy sometime around 1997. Originally aimed at fashion-loving women, the collection has expanded with more rugged styles for men, sweeter ones for girls and posh ones for pampered dogs.

MARNI Marni combines bright colors, bold graphic patterns, elaborate prints, natural and techno textures for quirky, offbeat glamour. Thanks to designer Consuelo Castiglioniís idiosyncratic style, Marni has remained a favorite among critics since its inception in 1994.

Chanel Black Evening Suit Early 1990s
Chanel Black Evening Suit Composed Of Long Velvet Tunic, Silk Skirt And Velvet Bolero Jacket From The Early 1990's.

RETRO-SPECTIVE THE DECADES PAST:

Fashions of the 1990s

The 1990s produced fashion models that were bigger than the fashions they were modeling. We were on a first name basis with Linda, Naomi, Christy, Cindy, Claudia, Eva and Kate. But I forget what they were wearing.

Vogue Magazine Cover June 1991 Issue with Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington and Cindy Crawford.

Hmm... maybe that's why? A fashion magazine with no fashion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Slimsuit Swimsuit from the 1997 Land's End Catalog
The "Slimsuit" Swimsuit from the 1997 Land's End Catalog

Miss the '90s Fashions? Don't worry! Saks 5th Ave is saving them for you here: DECADES OF STYLE - '90s - "1990's Comfortable and Casual" - Section at www.saksfifthavenue.com - isn't that nice of them?

Fashion Facts

  • More than half of the women (55%) in the United States wore the wrong bra size in 1990 - at least according to Fredericks of Hollywood!


Fashion Fast Track

Quick tips for the fashion-conscious:

  • Karen Kane Charcoal PantsuitThe latest word in women's fashion this fall is menswear. So if you're planning to suit up, consider a classic pinstripe in gray or blue. Look for longer jackets and tailored trousers (cuffs optional). Tip: try to find something with a bit of Lycra.
  • Lingerie continues to make fashion statements outside the bedroom now that camisoles, bustiers and slip dresses have started to appear more frequently on the street and in the clubs.
  • They may have been the rage several years ago, but it looks like the Y-necklace might soon be relegated to the bottom of the jewelry box. W magazine reports that chokers have emerged as the accessory to the fall couture lines. Forget the velvet bands and dog collar look; look for something dedicated and be sure to keep your chin up.
     

Daily Herald,
Tuesday, October 7, 1997

Fashions of a Decade - The 1990s