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Fashion: Five Vintage Fashion Trends That Have Made a Comeback

Posted On : September 11, 2022

Ann Mumbi


Fashion trends change frequently over time, but the majority of them return. Trends, like fashion, are constantly changing. We have a few ’90s fashion staples that are currently popular, just as polka dots from the 1950s to the 1960s are still popular.

From mom jeans to oversized sweaters, some outfits have been endorsed by the fashion world and are making a comeback in our closets. These clothes do not have to be worn in the same way they were in the 1990s. With some creative styling, these 1990s fashions are timeless.

Jeans for Mom ( Mom’s Jeans)

You know the look: high waist, loose-fitting leg with just the right amount of taper at the ankle, rolled up and finished with a sandal or other delicate footwear. Mom jeans have returned! Mom jeans are making a comeback, which is great news for those of us who prefer a little extra room.
Skinny jeans are no longer the only type of pants on the market.
Wide-leg jeans are unquestionably the most comfortable pants for the current season.
Crop tops were previously the only clothing item worn with wide pants. They are, however, increasingly being worn with blazers.

Pants with cargo pockets (Cargo pants)

Cargo pants were first worn by the British military as part of their Battle Dress Uniforms in 1932.

These new cargo trousers are far more form-fitting and edgy than the shorts or cargo pants we were all embarrassed to wear in the 1990s! Slim-fit cargo pants can be worn with modern sneakers and graphic t-shirts for a cool, casual look.

Dresses with Corsets (Corset Dresses)

The corset, a garment that is always on the verge of making a comeback in fashion circles, has recently gained a lot more traction. Bridgerton, a period romance television series, has sparked a surge in female interest. Corsets were first fashioned from bulkier materials. Steel and bone stiffeners were added to them by the 18th century.

They were worn at the time to constrict women’s hips and breasts, giving them a cone-like appearance.
Corsets are no longer a required part of formal attire, even for the royals, so if a lady is wearing one now, it’s likely because she wants to, just as the majority of women did in the 19th century.

Cropped tops (Crop tops)

Crop tops are a popular choice for athleisure, ethnic wear, and denim pairing. We had no idea, however, that crop top fashion dates all the way back to the 1990s. Miniskirts and wide-leg pants would then be paired with crop tops.

However, we now have a large selection of clothing to match our crop tops with. Crop tops don’t appear to be going away anytime soon.

Jeans with a waistband (High-waisted jeans)

This look is suitable for both men and women. High-waisted jeans have been popular again in recent years, and they aren’t going away anytime soon. These pants have remained popular throughout the ages, evolving to meet the demands of the most recent fashion trends.

We’re glad high-waisted jeans are back in style because they were popular in the 1980s.

That isn’t the only thing that has made a comeback. It goes without saying that 1990s fashion is always in style, and we’ve recently seen even more creative ways to wear these chic clothes. We will never be able to refuse a fantastic Y2K moment.

Content courtesy of Face 2 Face Africa , H_art The Band & NHF

Ann Mumbi

An expert in style and image, Fashion Addict focuses on brands worn by showbiz stars who have large numbers of fans worldwide Member Of #NairobiFashionHub Team


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