The Fashion Statements You Never Thought Would Make a Come Back That Totally Did

2015 has been a free for all when it comes to fashion. Nothing is off the table, and every past decade of style can be taken into consideration for your #ootd. Just take a look at the swimsuit market: high waisted bottoms (the 50s), bright pastels (the 80s), and strappy one pieces (the 70s) are all in style this season. There are some trends that I am glad have made a comeback. High waisted shorts and crop tops, anyone? There are some pieces that just couldn’t go away forever into the fashion history books because they are too much fun for women of every decade to wear. But there are some pieces I never thought I would see again, especially the stuff from the nineties, a decade of minimalism and awkward color schemes. So, in honor of the nineties trends (that I am currently wearing), here are the top trends we never thought would make a comeback.

Jelly Shoes

Everyone wore a pair in kindergarten, but no one thought they would see them on the runway over a decade later. At least they got a little update, and they make any outfit more fun!

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Bell Bottom Jeans

Alright, bell bottoms had a chance to make a comeback. They are flattering for many women, because a wide pant leg helps balance out wide shoulders. But even Lauren Conrad said to vote them out of the closet just last year, and they are making a comeback this year.

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The Choker Necklace

I think this one tops the chart, and I emphasize the word the, stated above, because you know which choker necklace I’m talking about. If you don’t, it’s the black stretchy one, sometimes with beading. I am pretty sure Lizzie McQuire’s BFF wore a choker necklace in every episode. (Don’t you love how the quirky girl is always the BFF and not the star?) Anyways, any girl trying to find her inner rocker chick self is sporting one of these right now.

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Overalls

Overalls are all over the place now.  Rihanna wears them and a toddler wears them. They are baggy and comfortable, and are great for when you want to wear a crop top without showing your entire belly. Despite their pros, most fashionistas would have never predicted their comeback a few years ago.

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Spaghetti Straps

In the 90s the spaghetti strap was the only kind of strap you had best been wearing. It was the ultimate statement of nineties pop star, and honestly it got burnt out by the early 2000s. But we are back at it again. I bought two, that’s right, two spaghetti strap dresses at U & I Boutique, and man, I think I look good.

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Platforms

Okay platform sandals might be in a tie with the choker necklace. They look heavy and they are heavy, yet I am wearing them as I type this sentence and someone just gave me a compliment on them as she passed by a second ago. I swear, I'm not making this up! They are kind of in the same group as cargo boots, but they take it to another level because people expect sandals to be feminine but these are the complete opposite. Side note: In all realness, in the nineties women wanted to change their image by being unfeminine (i.e. like males, therefore treated like males), and the feminist movement is back on the rise in 2015. Fashion is important, ladies!

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What fashion statement did you think failed, but made a comeback in recent history? Let us know in the comment section below!  

 

 

 

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