What: Yin Yangs
When we wore it: mid to late ’90s
Why we hate them: We feel like it’s a little backwards to use the word “hate” for these stylish messengers of peace. But we will bring up some troubling questions like, why were the literally everywhere? And where did they… More »
What it is: The almighty bandanna.
When we wore it: Strong throughout the ’90s.
Why we hate it: The bandana made us all go through somewhat of an identity crisis. I mean, were we badass rappers like Tupac, or dirty rock stars like Axl Rose? And what were we to think… More »
Who doesn’t love summoning up memories of those hideous, yet magnificent trends from our freckle-faced youth? Every week, we’ll muse over a fashion item that our former selves eagerly donned in order to sit with the cool kids at lunch. There’s nothing wrong with a little nostalgia every now and then, right?
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You miss the ’90s, we miss the ’90s, everybody misses the ’90s. It was a happier time of economic prosperity, a predictable climate, peace abroad (well, aside from a couple genocides) and a watchable — nay, enjoyable — M. Night Shyamalan film.
But not everything from the ’90s is worth missing. Here are the worst… More »
Guys, the ’90s! The best! Here’s a clip from a 1990 Earth Day special, featuring, oh, basically everyone who was famous in the ’90s. While the entire special is about an hour long and features everyone from Neil Patrick Harris (NPH 4 LYFE) to Danny Devito, the Cosbys and the stars of “Thirtysomething,” we thought… More »
I was watching the vintage “Real World” marathon this past weekend on MTV. On the San Francisco season, you may remember that episode where Rachel goes to a coffee shop to give her number to a dude. It doesn’t end up working out, but oh man, this scene gave me a crazy bout of dating… More »
Speaking of ’90s musicians, Donnie Wahlberg recently tweeted this photo of the New Kids hanging out in what looks like a locker room(?!), mustached and shirtless (with the exception of Jonathan Knight, who’s sporting a modest white T and bearing an uncomfortable resemblance to Adrien Brody). So, what do you think of the guys’ new… More »
Basically, if I had my way, I’d spend all of my time thinking about and researching the ’90s. But since that’s not a viable career option, I suppose this gallery of 10 ’90s superstars will have to do. After the jump, what happened to the guy from Teenage Fanclub, the dude from Suede, and eight… More »
In the mid-’90s, Todd Phillips made a documentary about the secret life of frat houses for HBO. The cable channel opted never to air the special, but it was recently unearthed and thrown up on YouTube. As you might imagine, much of what Phillips and his doc team unearth is pretty appalling. Frat pledges are… More »
It’s the ’90s, so turn down the Spice Girls, get off your cellular, dial up your modem and let’s get this party started. … More »
Oh, this ’90s a capella medley by Danish group Local Vocal brings back memories of middle school dances. I didn’t say they were good memories, just memories. Time to make new memories, dammit! [Buzzfeed] … More »
Most of us recall the vague sense of pain accompanied by pining for a man who would never know we exist. Luckily, many of our crushes of yore seem much less intimidating now. We’ve come a long way since we got popcorn stuck in our braces while watching Nickelodeon. Click through to see what’s become… More »
At first glance, this 1990 track by rockers Extreme seems like a really sweet love song. But then you start thinking about it — what is “more than words to show you feel that your love for me is real”? A blow job? Anal? OK, fine, maybe I’m just a cynic. … More »
I’ll take 94 seconds of the ’90s if that’s all I can get. I can’t believe I’m feeling even the littlest bit of nostalgia for the decade of my teen years. But let’s be honest, I’m kind of glad it’s over. It certainly is a bittersweet symphony, this life. [BuzzFeed] … More »
Versace Jeans ad circa 1991: Shudder. Although, we’re sure Ricky Martin doesn’t mind. [Tumblr] … More »
Here’s a reminder of the days when indie fashion was fun, lighthearted, and embracing of all different body types. Remember the label X-Girl? (If it was before your time, it’s a definite must-know just to increase your cultural cred.) The line of sporty tees and A-line dresses was developed in the ’90s by rock… More »
We here at The Frisky live for celeb gossip, chocolate, and your comments. What can we say, you bitches crack us up! So in honor of you, our smart, sexy, and incisive readers, who aren’t afraid to talk smack on the Internet, here are our five favorite comments from last week:
(Don’t) Leave Britney… More »