Eight ’90s Trends We Can’t Believe Are Back in Style

If you’ve learned anything from Instagram lately, it’s probably that we’re in the midst of a full-on '90s renaissance. And even though many beloved Cher Horowitz-inspired trends have been creeping in over the past year (Denim! Plaid! Brown lipstick!), there are certain ones we never actually expected to see again. Here, eight '90s trends we kind of can’t believe are back in style.

This ’90s Bag Trend Is About to Be Everywhere

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Beaded Bags

Behold: The most recent '90s revival, according to Instagram.

Get the look: Topshop ($55); Nina ($55); Miuco ($70)

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Any ponytail-loving gal knows that these things are the holy grail. Bonus: They won’t leave a crease if you decide to let your hair down.

Get the look: Tasha ($10); New Friends Colony ($28); Slip ($39)

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Bike Shorts

But not for actual physical activity. Consider them the new wear-everywhere legging.

Get the look: Hanes ($8); Climawear ($38); Good American ($65)

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Fanny Packs

Appropriately dubbed the belt bag, this decade’s version is less tourist, more model-off-duty.

Get the look: Treasure & Bond ($79); Rebecca Minkoff ($195); Gucci ($1,150)

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Visible Lip Liner

J.Lo. Angelina Jolie. Kate Moss. They made it a thing in the '90s, and we’re betting they jump back on the bandwagon this go-round.

Get the look: Maybelline ($7); Nars ($24); Charlotte Tilbury ($22)

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Crop Tops

Honey, I Shrunk the Shirts. From tube tops to spaghetti straps, no top is safe. Why fight it?

Get the look: Painted Heart ($30); Leith ($45); Reformation ($58)

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Tiny Sunglasses

We cringed when these miniscule sunnies were first spotted on everyone from Bella Hadid to Jourdan Dunn. But with tons of new shapes, they’re growing on us.

Get the look: Royal Girl ($14); Privé Revaux ($30); Quay Australia ($50)

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Spaghetti Strap Tops

You probably wear them as undershirts already—rock them solo and you’re right on trend.

Get the look: Topshop ($24); Leith ($55); Reformation ($58)

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Brianna Lapolla formerly held the role of Senior Commerce Editor at PureWow covering all things shopping across beauty, fashion, and lifestyle. Now, she's putting her 12 years of...