Category: Fashion & Beauty
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When the things your mom dressed you in as a kid are cool, has the ’90s revival trend gone too far?
Peek into the Instagram-inspired closet of a woman in her twenties and what you’ll see might have you thinking you took a wrong turn and ended up on the set of Saved by the Bell. Chokers, fanny packs, high-waisted mom jeans, crop tops—has anyone seen Kelly Kapowski? Because I swear these are her things.
In early April, Urban Outfitters took the retro trend to a new place of niche with the launch of an exclusive Laura Ashley capsule collection. A quick primer/reminder: Laura Ashley is the British brand known for modest dresses covered in mumsy floral prints, dainty, Little House on the Prairie things that look like the tea set at your grandmother’s house. The capsule collection has everything a ’90s baby dreams of: ruffled dresses and tops, whimsical bows for your hair, baby tees, puffy hairbands, high-waisted jeans and high-cut swimwear. For the particularly nostalgic, there’s even bedding and wallpaper. If it’s easy to picture it on Hailey Bieber, it’s probably even easier to remember wearing it yourself.