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Mood Rings, Models, and More: The Definitive Guide to Mastering the ‘90s Accessories Trends

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With icons, street style stars, and influencers jumping on the throwback train on a daily basis, there’s no denying that ‘90s fashion trends have made a comeback. From models’ favorite throwback choker, to the updated jelly sandal, humble bandanas, mystical mood rings, and the redefined fanny pack, this edit breaks down the pieces leading the recently revived ‘90s accessories trend.

This year’s festival-goers proved that bandanas are the new flower crowns, with Hailey Baldwin and DJ twins Simi & Haze (AKA Sama and Haya Khadra) spotted adopting the micro trend. Whether worn as a headband or tied around the neck, wrist, or ankle, the stylish scarf works in a number of ways.

Make room in your jewelry box for mood rings. The nostalgic, color changing, digit adorning piece will add a playful element to your ring party. The revived trend comes in contemporary designs courtesy of brands like Eddie Borgo, and are elevated with translucent opal stones to convey the same mystic charm as their predecessors.

The MVP of ‘90s accessories trends—the choker—has taken off on both social media and across the style set alike. Models including Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid, and Taylor Hill are often seen sporting velvet renditions and leather iterations to accentuate their off-duty style.

Your novelty childhood footwear just got a major upgrade. Jelly sandals are back (in adult versions) with cute and contemporary designs from the likes of Sophia Webster and Simone Rocha. Look for silhouettes in PVC materials to pull off this shoe trend.

The infamous fanny pack is back in full force. Designer brands such as Kenzo and Balenciaga sent waist-slinging renditions down the runway amid their Spring 2016 collections. The comeback kid silhouette makes for a great addition to your handbag collection, especially if you want to go hands-free this summer.


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