Things People Wore in the ’90s

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  • TommyGear
    Though the 1990s produced its share of timeless hip-hop music, the same can’t be said for clothing and accessories. Sure, Ralph Lauren, Timberland and Air Jordans are exceptions, but many of the brands that were must-have in the ‘90s are now nostalgic references. Remember those ski goggles? Remember when LL Cool J rolled one of his pant legs up? As ugly as Coogi sweaters were, Biggie made them look fly. What about Cross Colours? As ‘90s Week continues, <em>XXL</em> looks back at some of the brands and accessories people couldn’t do without in the ‘90s. —<em>XXL Staff</em>
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    The beautiful Aaliyah rocking Tommy Hilfiger.
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    Snoop Doggy Dogg rocking Tommy during a televised performance.
  • MalcolmXHat
    X caps became wildly popular on the heels of Spike Lee's 1992 movie, <em>Malcolm X</em>.
  • Lugz
    Lugz were an alternative to Timberlands for a brief period.
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    Starter jackets and hats were a must before the new millenium ushered in a new era.
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    Pac wearing Karl Kani during a dice game.
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    Biggie sporting Karl Kani.
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    Pac wearing Karl Kani.
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    DMX sporting the goggles.
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    Nas modeled for Willie Esco Clothing.
  • Fubuaf
    With LL Cool J serving as the face of the brand, FUBU became one of the hottes things to wear in the '90s. L commonly wore FUBU in his videos and on his sitcom <em>In the House</em>.
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    Uncle L sporting more FUBU.
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    Pac rocks the Filas made popular by then new NBA sensation Grant Hill.
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    Girbaud were the sh*t back in the '90s.
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    TLC being all so colorful in Cross Colours.
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    A Cross Colours ad from the '90s.
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    Biggie wearing one of his Coogi sweaters.
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  • BlackBart
    As <em>The Simpsons</em> grew in popularity so did the Black Bart Simpson t-shirts.
  • ArmyFatigue
    Bone Thugs-n-Harmony wearing army fatigues.
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  • TONTO KAWALSKI

    I CAN SAY THAT ALL THEM FASHIONS ARE TEN TIMES BETTER THAN SOME OF CRAP WE SEE TODAY. SKINNY JEANS? FRO-HAWKS? SMEDIUM SHIRTS?

    • Tiffani

      LMAO!! you just got quoted ;P

  • Ukrut

    I used to think xxlmag was aight.. But THIS??!?!?

  • Hannya

    Ooookay…………

  • The187Worm

    The style back then was way better than the garbage we have today…fuck all these skateboarding youngins..pussys…buyin women jeans cuz mens arent tight enough…faggots

  • Jack Tripper

    Coogi sweaters ugly? The young muthafucka with no style who wrote this article needs to be slapped.

  • T-Money

    ALL of this gear is WAY better than teal colored skinny jeans and extra small t-shirts. But I guess these boys like showin’ off their camel-toes. Youngsta’s these days.

  • http://twitter.com/SLOTCHMUSIC ms_spittuh

    Honestly I still see half of that shit today =) I have a Coogi dress that I bought 3 years ago. I thought Coogi was new but then again I was a kid back in the 90s.

  • crze562

    im young and don’t remember the 90′s but Fila is the shit same with coogi

  • http://xxl Casey Sparxx

    crze562.. you a good kid…

  • yomtvraps

    fuuck outta ere in the 2000s era every1 was saying how wack the 90s were nd nw in 2011 we saying it was dope watch in 10 years we do the same thing about the past 10 years saying soulja boy nd tht were dope

    • http://www.bboycult.com $yk

      I neva heard anyone in the 2000′s say the 90′s were wack…anyway some observations:

      1.they showed Lugs w/o showing Timberland
      2.they showed Spike with an X hat but didn’t shout out his 40 Acres & A Mule line
      3.no Jordans are shown
      4.most cats wore the Girbaud jean suits or jackets more than just the jeans

      and there are plenty of things that were overlooked:

      Negro League hats & jerseys
      the Negro college hoodies
      Polo
      Helly Hansen
      Carhartt
      Eastland
      Champion
      Asics gel line
      Reebok (no fifty four elevens????) * that was the price for the ex-o-fits *

      and that’s just a few…good try on the list though…

      • $yk

        and Starter satin jackets and hats were more 80′s than 90s…

  • Fireforreal

    10 years ago clothes were still better compared to todays shit. Now a days people ary trying to hard to stand out in a BAD way.

  • 2011

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  • El Tico Loco

    Where’s the dada joints? Nautica? shaq and iverson reeboks? hockey jerseys?

  • Omega-O

    they forgot carhartt, dickies, black loc shades, flannel shirts, hockey jerseys, first down coats, n the list goes on. i miss tha 90′s those were tha days. unfortunately i can return 2 being a child again. as a 24 yrs old i luv my childhood. if u wuz born 99 u miss out. thank god i wuz born 87.

  • Omega-O

    they forgot carhartt, dickies, black loc shades, flannel shirts, hockey jerseys, first down coats, n the list goes on. i miss tha 90′s those were tha days. unfortunately i can not return 2 being a child again. as a 24 yrs old i luv my childhood. if u wuz born 99 u miss out. thank god i wuz born 87.

  • Eliott

    I know really who rocks smediums

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  • http://www.namport.com.na miki

    starter was da shit in africa too