1990s Fashion

Elena Lavandier

Popular Clothes for Women/Men

Popular clothes for women included white shoes, sweatpants, flannel shirts, ripped jeans, band t-shirts, long skirts, ripped tights, jean shorts, leg warmers, and over-sized knitted sweaters.


Popular clothes for men included acid washed jeans, denim jackets, grey sweatpants, polo shirts, combat boots, and cavaricci pants

Popular Accessories for Women/Men

Popular accessories for women were butterfly hair clips, toe rings, slap bracelets, snap-in hair clips, chokers, backpack purses, fanny packs, and bandanas.


Popular accessories for men were hoop earrings, big laces, bucket hats, aviator sunglasses, and neon colored trainers.

Popular Hairstyles for Women/Men

Popular hairstyles for women included crimping, half-bun, pig tails, and the flipped bob.


Popular hairstyles for men included the bowl cut, flat top, frosted tips, and kriss-cross cornrows.

Social Classes Women/Men

In 1997, 40% of medical, law, and doctorate degrees were composed of women. In 1999, women made up 46% of employed people. In 1990, Virginia had their first African American governor. In 1992, the first African American woman went into space.