6 Designers From a ’90s Who Would Have Killed It in Fashion Right Now

December 15, 2016 - fall Denim

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Helmut Lang, Fall 1994
Helmut Lang, Fall 1994

Helmut Lang, Fall 1994


Alexander Wang, Fall 2016
Alexander Wang, Fall 2016

Alexander Wang, Fall 2016


Jean Paul Gaultier, Spring 1995
Jean Paul Gaultier, Spring 1995

Jean Paul Gaultier, Spring 1995


Hood By Air, Fall 2016
Hood By Air, Fall 2016

Hood By Air, Fall 2016


Thierry Mugler, Spring 1992
Thierry Mugler, Spring 1992

Thierry Mugler, Spring 1992


Jacquemus, Fall 2016
Jacquemus, Fall 2016

Jacquemus, Fall 2016


Todd Oldham, Spring 1997
Todd Oldham, Spring 1997

Todd Oldham, Spring 1997


Eckhaus Latta, Fall 2016
Eckhaus Latta, Fall 2016

Eckhaus Latta, Fall 2016


Christian Francis Roth, Spring 1993
Christian Francis Roth, Spring 1993

Christian Francis Roth, Spring 1993


Vetements, Fall 2006
Vetements, Fall 2006

Vetements, Fall 2006


Marith + Franois Girbaud, Spring 2000
Marith + Franois Girbaud, Spring 2000

Marith + Franois Girbaud, Spring 2000

There are many ways to conclude 2016, during slightest when it comes to fashion, though one of a many manifest markers of this past year is a time-warp everybody seemed to be in. Nineties-fashion nostalgia was palpable, generally with a really verbatim reinterpretations of grunge; logomania; a raver jean; and strong, structured silhouettes on a runways. Young up-and-comers like Simon Porte Jacquemus and Mike Eckhaus and Zoe Latta of Eckhaus Latta put their possess shining twists on trends started by ’90s powerhouses like Thierry Mugler and Todd Oldham. Off a runway, travel character wunderkinds played dress-up in Kate Moss trip dresses or wore their Tommy Hilfiger hoodies and baggy, low-slung denim with pride. The epoch of Fiona Apple, Clueless, and MTV’s House of Style was all around us.

And while there is positively a new call of deconstructionists and gender-benders to admire in a conform world, wouldn’t it be something if their late predecessors, a likes of Helmut Lang and Christian Francis Roth, were still during it? Above are a ’90s designers who would vanquish it on a ready-to-wear runway if they were still creation a garments we remember so clearly from behind in a day.

 

 

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