Getting dressed for school has always been a stressful endeavor, particularly when you were in grade school and being judged by your peers was scarier than a pop spelling quiz.
Luckily, having a "uniform" of sorts minimizes the anxiety that goes into the process. And in the '90s -- say, 1998 -- the uniform was pretty easy to follow. Getting dressed for school went a little like this:
1. Slip on your Hanes undies. Yes, your underwear still came in packs. The days of Victoria's Secret five-for-$26 (and sneaking thongs past your mom) were just on the horizon.
2. Pick your favorite cami. Preferably one with a discrete "LTD2" logo on the bottom hem.
3. Decide on a pair of flared jeans, disregarding all the straight-leg ones your mom bought you two years ago.
4. Tell the world exactly how you feel with a logo tee -- are you feeling sassy or, well, more sassy?
5. Top it off with a jean jacket.
6. Or a duster.
7. Slip on those Skechers (no need to tie them!).
8. Secure your unmanageable hair with some funky clips...
9. ... or, if you're really cool, a stretchy plastic headband.
10. Toss your books in your inflatable bag (make sure your Trapper Keeper doesn't pierce it and deflate it!)
11. If you still feel bad about your fashion choices after showing up to school, hit up a Limited Too on the way home. (Make sure to get a $20 from your mom first!)
What did you wear in the '90s? Reminisce in the comments.
Relive the good old days...
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