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Long Live The Humble Turtle Neck: These Are The Best 90s Trends Making A Comeback In 2021

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If there’s anything we can pin the key fashion trends of the 90s to, just take a look at the iconic television shows of the time.

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Ever wondered why Friends has consistently made primetime TV slots almost three decades after its first episode aired? Rachel Green’s humble turtle neck and mini skirt combo will never, ever die.

The OG Sabrina the Teenage Witch (pre our ride or die Kiernan Shipka) was also rife with on-point beauty trends – shall we talk about those mermaid waves Sabrina used to rock? 

And don’t even get us started on Full House – skinny jeans? Don’t know her. But mum jeans? Yeah those are totally in.

Thanks to some of these iconic 90s shows, we now have an entire mood board of inspo when it comes to dressing up in 2021.

We’ve pin-pointed seven iconic looks that are making their come back in 2021, so keep scrolling for outfits that will have you reevaluating your entire wardrobe – and maybe have you digging through your mum’s old stuff…

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One word: Classy. (Credit: Getty)

Mini dress with sheer tights

Monica models the perfect outfit for a nice night out with friends – no pun intended. It’s simply but classy, and you can never go wrong with semi-opaque tights and a sleeveless mini dress.

Shop our favourite match ups below.

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Tights from ASOS (left) and dress from The Iconic (right). (Credit: ASOS/The Iconic)

Pictured on the left are the Lindex 20 Denier Matt Tights in Black, and you can shop here from ASOS for just $12.

And on the right, the Aransas Knit Dress from The Iconic, and you can shop it for $39 here.

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Simple but cute! (Credit: Getty)

Simple top and jeans

Speaking of simple but totally chic, Monica practically invented jeans and a basic tank top.

And I’m sure we all already have this one in the closet somewhere anyway.

Shop our favourite match ups below.

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Jeans and tank from The Iconic. (Credit: The Iconic)

Both from The Iconic, on the left is the High Loose Taper Jeans, and you can shop them here for $149.95.

On the right, is the State Of Mind Knit Tank for $39.99, and you can shop it here.

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Adding this to the cart! (Credit: Getty)

Turtle necks

Say what you will but turtle necks are always, always a good idea – Rachel Green is case in point. And a skirt to match? Yes please.

Shop our favourite match ups below.

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Turtle neck from The Iconic (left) and skirt from Princess Polly (right). (Credit: The Iconic/Princess Polly)

Pictured on the left, Rima Rib Turtle Neck Jumper from the The Iconic, and you can shop it here for $39.99.

On the right, Princess Polly Selby Mini Skirt in Black from Princess Polly and you can shop it for $45 here.

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Layer it up. (Credit: Supplied)

Top under a dress

Layers on layers on layers! Sabrina is the queen of fashion, and her looks are amaze. Plus, this look is perfect for winter when you still want to wear that cute summer dress you love but it’s a little chilly outside.

Shop our favourite match up below.

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Dress from Shein. (Credit: Shein)

Here we have the Knot Shoulder Split Hem Plaid Overall Dress from Shein, and you can shop it here for just $8.95.

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Sooo chic. (Credit: Supplied)

Colour on colour

Reds on reds on patterns on reds – Sabrina knows. Such a fun and bold look that will look great on the Insta grid. 

Shop our favourite match up below.

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Two piece set from Beginning Boutique. (Credit: Beginning Boutique)

While it’s not red, this Cheers Two Piece Set Pink Check is still a fantastic choice, and you can shop it from Beginning Boutique for $30 here.

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Throwing away my skinny jeans as we speak. (Credit: Supplied)

Baggy jeans and a crop

Excuse us as we bask in the fact that it was Stephanie, not Candice, that was the true style icon of Full House. For real, how could anyone go wrong with baggy jeans and a crop top these days? It’s a yes from us. 

Shop our favourite match ups below.

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Crop top from Cotton On (left) and jeans from General Pants (right). (Credit: Cotton On/General Pants)

On the left is the Giselle Square Neck Crop Top from Cotton On, and you can shop it for $20 here.

On the right is A Carrie Jeans Walk Away Blue from General Pants, and you can shop it for $129.95 here.

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Another classic. (Credit: Supplied)

Denim jacket

And the Denim! Can’t forget the Denim. It’s a style piece that will never go out of fashion.

Shop our favourite match up below.

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Denim jacket from Cotton On. (Credit: Cotton On)

The Girlfriend Denim Jacket from Cotton On, and you can shop it here for $49.99.

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