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Anna Sui designed retro influenced
fashions and second-hand shopping for vintage clothing becomes mainstream.
Gothic and Cyberpunk clothes emerge. Heroin chic is marketed and
Hip hop fashions make the scene with Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfinger.
Hemp clothing, natural unbleached cotton, and recycled PVC plastic
woven into polyester outwear emerges. Popular designers include
Alexander McQueen, Isaac Mizrahi, Gucci, Versacci, and Donna Karan.
Web Sites | Books
Web Sites about 1990s Fashions and Culture
First View - Collections On-line
Features the latest collections from world fashion shows
for men and women. There are other features besides video clips,
including a calendar of upcoming fashion shows, designer links,
and shopping information.
This news site offers a comprehensive look at headlines
from the current fashion scene. A recent visit revealed stories
on the new sexy maternity fashions and Calvin Klein cosmetics.
This fashion site lets outsiders know how to care for gothic
garments, wear cloaks gracefully, and achieve a gothic look
in a corporate environment. This factual and fun site is serious
and very well done.
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Books About Current and Recent Fashion
Videos Showing Nineties Fashions and
This nineties movie has a great soundtrack but was actually
a mainstream attempt to popularize grunge style, which started
as an underground musical movement in Seattle. In it you will
see examples of grunge wear, from leather and denim to tattered
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