Carefree Nostylgia

Revival of 90's pop culture brings fond memories to upbeat fashion

Implications - Children of the 80s have taken to wearing nostalgic fashions reminiscent of retro pop culture of the 1990s. Consumers are leaning toward stylish wear that reminds them of their more carefree youth including then-loved music, movies and games while fashion takes a turn toward glamorizing nostalgic memories.
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May 09 - Jun 09
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Cartoons Behaving Badly - 'Magic Mushroom' Shirt Reveals the Truth About Mario & Luigi
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Warm 291,734 Clicks Pub: May 22, 09
Cartoons Behaving Badly
'Magic Mushroom' Shirt Reveals the Truth About Mario & Luigi
Who knew the 'Super Mario Bros.' were such bad influences? Threadless Tees did, I suppose. The company has created the ‘Magic Mushroom’ t-shirt, which features two unnamed and shadowed characters… [More]
90s Hip-Hop Fashion - New Yorker Brings Back B-Boy Style for S/S '09
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Warm 139,826 Clicks Pub: May 25, 09
90s Hip-Hop Fashion
New Yorker Brings Back B-Boy Style for S/S '09
Are you ready for the glory of the 1990s to influence new fashion? Vanilla Ice, MC Hammer and all that hip-hop? Well, ready or not, fashion label New Yorker brings out the hip-hop and 90s street fashion… [More]
Neon 90's TV Fashion - The Fresh Prince Brings Back Old School Style Sensation
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Warm 109,214 Clicks Pub: Jun 3, 09
Neon 90's TV Fashion
The Fresh Prince Brings Back Old School Style Sensation
With neon fashion taking over clothing stores everywhere, you have to figure someone deserves the credit (or blame, depending on your personal stance.) Online blog ‘The Pipeline’ recognized that the person… [More]
Retro Gaming Tees - Tetris Skyline T-Shirt Celebrates 25th Anniversary
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Mild 12,813 Clicks Pub: Jun 9, 09
Retro Gaming Tees
Tetris Skyline T-Shirt Celebrates 25th Anniversary
In celebration of Tetris’s 25th Anniversary, the Tetris Skyline T-shirt is now available at Red Bubble. This retro tee is a portrayal of the old-school Tetris game and displays what a skyline would… [More]
Kissing Robot Fashion - Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots "Make Love Not War" Tee
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Mild 7,196 Clicks Pub: Jun 3, 09
Kissing Robot Fashion
Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots "Make Love Not War" Tee
Rock ‘em Sock ‘em Robots have thrown in their gloves with Paul Burgess’s ‘Make Love Not War’ t-shirt. The front of this tee features two robots in the ring, but it is not war they seek. These… [More]
Hammer Pants Flash Mobs - LA Store is Rushed by Dancers in Golden Pants
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Untested 4,660 Clicks Pub: Jun 7, 09
Hammer Pants Flash Mobs
LA Store is Rushed by Dancers in Golden Pants
Some unsuspecting skinny jeans-buying shoppers were stunned when they were flash mobbed by a horde in golden Hammer Pants. The crowd ran into the trendy Sunset Boulevard store and began dancing to “U Can’t… [More]
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