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It had to happen eventually you wait long enough and everything comes back in style. But while some may bemoan the return of the 1990s (was it really that long ago?!), the fashion world is reviving it wholeheartedly. New takes on grunge, bodycon, minimalism and other big looks from the decade dominated the spring 2013 runway shows and are taking over the street style scene.
was a lot of interesting counter culture in the explains Odessa Paloma Parker, a Toronto based stylist with Judy Inc. and Goths and the grunge look it was all very visual. It makes sense that designers would look to this era for inspiration now. pulling off the look in the new millennium requires a modern update. is a great way to achieve the grunge look, because you can mix in more sophisticated pieces, says Parker. She recommends upgrading the classic plaid shirt in a sheer, feminine fabric. Pairing it with a floral tank and a pair of skinny jeans keeps the look sleek instead of sloppy.
Other than a plaid shirt, key pieces to add to your closet now are a slip dress and a pair of Dr. Martens boots, says Parker. Mixing and matching with items already in your wardrobe will help to keep the look au courant. a night out, try a slip dress in an updated fabric, like a metallic or a jersey, with a chic pair of heels and a nice clutch purse. terms of beauty, the driving aesthetic of the was minimalistic remember those CK One ads with Kate Moss? But while this look is low maintenance, it can be tricky to pull off without looking like you just rolled out of bed. important to have a great haircut, says Parker, even if you going for that undone look, you won ever look sloppy. When it comes to makeup, she says that the key to achieving the natural look is a good foundation or BB cream to smooth out your skin tone and a volumizing mascara to make your eyes pop.
Most importantly, incorporating the trends from the 1990s is all about making them your own; wear them as an extension of your personal style to keep it fresh, fun and relaxed.