The skort — a genius garment that was rendered uncool almost too quickly by your middle school frenemy — is back, and its throngs of fans can cartwheel and high kick in peace once again. And that’s not the only piece last spotted in your closet somewhere between the ’90s and early 2000s that’s coming back on must-have lists. Claw clips and platform sandals have, too, been deemed relevant once again, which is exciting, like dipping our toes back into our teens to soak up all the carefree, Britney Spears-inspired fashions.
Sure, there are a few daunting styles we strongly disliked then and still detest now (shoutout low-rise jeans), as well as some more scantily-clad options that our parents disproved of the first time around (we’re looking at your corset tops), that are also experiencing a comeback. But don’t rule out all nostalgic summer staples just yet: From chunky floral rings and friendship bracelets to baguette bags and bucket hats, we’ve rounded up throwback pieces that are as cool as they were when we wore them two decades ago as they are now.
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