Check Out Tracee Ellis Ross Before Her ‘Fashion Evolution’ in This Vintage Bucket Hat

We already know that Tracee Ellis Ross is at the forefront when it comes to trendy outfits. Now, we just got treated to a rare snap of twenty-something Ross and an outfit from her early days of acting.

Samira Nasr, the editor-in-chief of Harper's Bazaar, shared a throwback image on Instagram, where she and Ross are caught in peak-90's fashion. The editor wrote, "And a gem of a #tb...Me N’ @traceeellisross on the red bench in front of Olive’s on Prince Street in the '90s. One of us has had a fashion evolution and one of us has not. #foreverinbluejeans." Ross shared the image to her Instagram stories as well.

The two were photographed in front of Olive's, a popular take-out restaurant in SoHo. Ross is seen sporting a casual brown tank top and coral pants, but the most notable item of her ensemble is the dark blue bucket hat (which shades her winning smile). Nasr is seen in a gray t-shirt and blue jeans—the outfit she references in her caption when she says that one of them has *not* had a fashion evolution (as if the fashion mag editor hasn't shown off some of her own stunning ensembles on Instagram recently).

Friends of the duo appreciated the trip down memory lane. Journalist and reporter Lola Ogunnaike said, "That denim wash and heather gray combo will forever be a classic." Ross's half-sister, Rhonda, was inspired by the pair's longtime friendship, adding, "Oh!!! I love this picture!! You two have been friends a long time! So sweet!" Meanwhile, others showed their love for the location, like Vanity Fair editor-in-chief Radhika Jones, who said, "We must have stood in line together at some point. Olive’s was my everything in the ‘90s."

There's nothing better than a throwback of our fave celeb.

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Associate Editor, News and Entertainment

Joel is the Associate Editor for News & Entertainment and has been reporting on all things pop culture for over 5 years. Before working at PureWow, he served as a Features...