Lessons We Have Learnt From The 90's

August 21, 2013

On this day 24 years ago, the first episode of the television sitcom "Saved by the Bell" aired on NBC, kicking off a decade of fashion mistakes for generations to come, which started us thinking about the valuable lessons we have learnt, usually the hard way. PANTS The Bandanna Back in the day the Bandanna, was the height of cool. Whether you were channelling your inner Tupac or a diehard Justin Timberlake (NSYNC years) fan, if you rocked a bandanna you were qualified cool. But looking back, this is one fad which has not stood the test of time. There is a reason JT re-invented himself from the cornrow, bandanna donning man he was. Lesson: Bandanna's, worn ironically or not, will never be socially acceptable again. If you are looking for an accessory to add that extra flare to your outfit, choose a good quality tie which expresses your individuality without sacrificing your dignity. The Double Reverse Pleated Pant This one really does not require that much explanation. Especially for the big and tall man, such a loose, billowing pant is not a flattering look. This rule also applies to parachute pants. Lesson: Stick to the classics. A straight leg pair of chinos will endure any fad 90s-fashions1Neon Windbreakers Throughout the 90's, windbreakers were so popular the streets were alive with the colourful palette of vibrant 90's rainbows. Lesson: Although it makes us a little sad to admit it, wearing every colour of the rainbow is not a sustainable look. But if you're attached to the windbreaker look, try a less eye assaulting look with this reversible breakaway by Breakaway. Made from a soft, yet tough polyester blend, it features a full zip front and handy side pockets seinfeldSneakers with Jean's Best epitomized by Jerry Seinfeld, this look does nothing for the wearer, other than make them ready to run short distances at a moment's notice. Back by popular demand, Ron Bennett Big Men's Clothing has just received a new shipment of jeans by Blazer. Having recently celebrated their 25th year in the business, the Blazer brand is synonymous with stylish, practical everyday clothes for men. When choosing jeans ideal for everyday wear, try and go for a pair with a bit of give. These terrific stretch jeans from Blazer are made from 98 percent cotton with 2 percent elastane added in for support. This quality fabric blend is guaranteed to keep the jeans in shape and provide superior comfort for years to come. Perfect all season's jeans that will look great on a night out with friends or more relaxed weekends, they are both versatile and extremely stylish. Just ensure they are paired with an appropriate shoe, either a classic pair of boaters, like this fantastic R.M. Williams pair, or if you are in for a day of intense walking choose a sensible pair of Ferracini casual shoes, which will provide a stylish alternative to the humble 'Jerry' sneaker. The backwards Cap If Will Smith taught us nothing else it was this: No matter what the situation, the backwards cap is always and will always, be cool. Blog Writing by Alexandra Jones-Best




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