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I'm sorry, is it 1998?

(347 Posts)
WilburIsSomePig Sat 18-Feb-17 16:59:57

I went shopping for the first time in ages today and these tops were everywhere. Took me right back to the 90's! I had a fine array of vest tops to put over my tee shirts but I think I'll give it a miss this time round - my very pert 34B kahunas are sadly no longer up to the strain. (Nor are they still 34B or pert grin). Isn't it funny how fashions seem to roll back round again?

Thefitfatty Sat 18-Feb-17 17:04:16

No. but am I wrong to be wanting to buy some overalls?

originalbiglymavis Sat 18-Feb-17 17:08:51

Oh dear oh dear oh dear.

70isaLimitNotaTarget Sat 18-Feb-17 17:08:58

My DD (nearly 15) was hmm at the strappy long dresses over a short sleeved TShirt looks , I told her they were very much in vogue in the mid 90s.
She muttered darkly about hoping I didn't wear them (I didn't, I was too old by then) grin

Maudlinmaud Sat 18-Feb-17 17:09:59

It's depressing.

EggsEleven Sat 18-Feb-17 17:10:35

I've seen a few slouch boots in the shops lately too which were my boot of choice circa 1995.

Maudlinmaud Sat 18-Feb-17 17:13:02

When the early noughties fashions come back around, then I will be officially old.
Think Britney spears era.

Floisme Sat 18-Feb-17 17:22:59

You do realise the 90s was mostly a repeat of the 70s? This is third time around for me.

stillnor Sat 18-Feb-17 17:24:13


LottieDoubtie Sat 18-Feb-17 17:24:44

Teacher here and at a recent non uniform day I glanced around the dining hall and got a flashback to my youth. There were girls wearing Body's and I even spotted a roll neck jumper with oversized jeans. It's all very odd!

MojitoMollie Sat 18-Feb-17 17:26:40

that picture makes that model look very flat chested/droopy

originalbiglymavis Sat 18-Feb-17 17:31:04

I don't remember lacey bitsike that though. More spaghetti strap tops over a tight tee-shirt.

The pic makes me think of Les Dawson as Ada with the huge bra over a vest.

EggsEleven Sat 18-Feb-17 17:31:55

Even M&S are selling bodysuits again now. Nowhere is safe.

originalbiglymavis Sat 18-Feb-17 17:33:31

Completely impractical. Try going for a wee in a nightclub, a bit tipsy. Press studs in very I convenient places.

WilburIsSomePig Sat 18-Feb-17 17:34:55

Mavis, mine weren't lacy either, it was more the idea I was talking about really. I used to have loads of bodies as well, god they were uncomfortable! grin

Pigflewpast Sat 18-Feb-17 17:35:07

Body's were a nightmare, especially when out clubbing and trying to go to the loo after a few drinks, worse than middle of the night babygro fastening.

SnipSnipMrBurgess Sat 18-Feb-17 17:35:24

I was just inside a shop and said the same thing.. they were selling Chicago Bulls jumpers !!!!

They were teamed with a skirt which was weird too.

Slimmingsnake Sat 18-Feb-17 17:36:59

Lush...never had the money then....I have now.😁

Slimmingsnake Sat 18-Feb-17 17:37:25

Snip snip..which shop please?

akwgreen Sat 18-Feb-17 17:37:40

Oh yes, vest over t shirts. I remember.

I didn't like bodysuits, but teen self was fond of fashion so I owned a couple. Black waist coats around the same era, and velvet chokers!

TinyBarista Sat 18-Feb-17 17:38:23

Chokers as well. Next it'll be shell suits..... confused

Slimmingsnake Sat 18-Feb-17 17:40:04

Oh blimy yes green....can't wait to start looking all 90ish again...better do it quick before dd accuses me of stealing her style...which happens a bit in our house..

MistressMolecules Sat 18-Feb-17 17:41:37

I remember spaghetti strap dresses over t-shirts(very Blossom - loved that look, I got a Blossom-esque hat for my birthday one year - loved it!), slouchy boots (I still like slouchy boots!) and bodies...sadly I couldn't get away with wearing one these days! I feel slightly nostalgic now and slightly old ...

Melfish Sat 18-Feb-17 17:43:19

The other day I tried on a pair of brown suede lace up ankle boots with v chunky soles, which reminded me of a friend's much envied boots c. 1995. Sadly it's only my feet that have remained the same size.....

SuperFlyHigh Sat 18-Feb-17 17:44:38

I was young enough to follow this trend back in 1998 tried it a few times but felt stupid... I felt stupid in quite a few of the trends though like cargo pants, I wore them but never really felt comfy in them.

There is no way on god's earth I'd follow the same trend now even if I did have the same smaller and perter bust and physique I had back then!

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