STYLE
10/04/2013 02:15 pm ET

Alicia Silverstone In The '90s Pretty Much Owned Our Wardrobes

Admit it: You spent the '90s lacing up your Dr. Martens and expertly inserting butterfly clips into your hair.

But it's OK -- Alicia Silverstone was the coolest person on the planet and she did, too. Whether you hopped on the Silverstone train circa her appearance in Aerosmith's music video for "Crazy" in 1994 or after her turn as Cher in 1995's "Clueless," the actress' style was pretty emblematic of what was going on across the country. Or, at the very least, in our own wardrobes.

In honor of Silvertone's 37th birthday today (Oct. 4), we're taking a fond walk down memory lane and recalling the style tips we picked up from her back in the '90s.

We swore by our cotton floral print dresses. (OK, sometimes they were rompers.)

floral dress

We thought double denim was unquestionably cool.

denim

We dabbled in the whole '90s minimalism thing.

minimalism

We couldn't survive without our flannels...

flannel

...and our sheer printed tops. (Hey, these things come back in style.)

sheer

We loved our teeny-tiny sunglasses.

sunglasses

We considered chokers must-have accessories.

choker

We weren't afraid to experiment with flat twist hairstyles...

sections

...or over-the-top updos held in place with a single oversized claw clip.

updo

We knew the only makeup needed was a swipe of burgundy lipstick.

lipstick

We actually left the house wearing lime green.

lime green

See more of the looks we still love:

PHOTO GALLERIES
Awkward/Amazing '90s Style

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