If you’re in your late twenties to early thirties you’ll remember the bastion that was the 90s teenage rom-com. Titles like She’s All That, 10 Things I hate About You and American Pie that featured 28-year-old smooth-faced heartthrobs pretending to be 17-year-old high school kids **we're looking at you Freddie Prinze Jnr.
These – relatively – low budget cheese-fests were iconic for two reasons. Firstly, they all followed the formula of high school jock meets girl, girl reforms high school jock. The second, that t-shirts were always accompanied by an open-buttoned over shirt (generally in some form of plaid or flannel).
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In 2020 the bad boy 90s look is back; kind of.
It’s all about casual layers but here are a few new ways we’re wearing them.
The knit below.
Everything from cable knits to turtle necks, even hoodies; anything goes.
Shirt out, jacket in.
Whether it’s a basic tee under your favourite blazer or a more casual printed jacket . Both get our approval.
Bold plaids and party shirts.
It’s that 90s vibe, but bolder. Whether a subtle hint or all-out-statement, keep your short sleeve party shirts on rotation for autumn through winter.
Party & Plaid
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