What to Wear to a 90s Party- 8 Cool Ideas

Remember your old walkman cassette player? You were pretty official if you had one! Those were the days when most of us were still growing up to be an adult. Yes, I’m talking about the 90s. If you remember the portable walkman, you certainly remember the cool outfits, baggy jeans, and band t-shirts. While some of the 90s fashion is back, others are yet to make a comeback. 

If you’re invited or are planning a 1990s theme party, consider yourself lucky enough because it’s the perfect chance to bring back fond memories with all the cool retro outfits. Obviously, you can’t wear a wool coat since it’s a party but here is what you should wear to a 90s Party.

What to Wear to a 90s Themed Party

Band Graphic T-shirt

90s T-shirt

The already popular graphic t-shirt gained more popularity during the 90s, especially the band type. People would wear their favorite band t-shirt like Metallica, Backstreet Boys, Blink 182, Nirvana, Bush, and more. These T-shirts were full of colors and details, an easy 90s attire.

The 90s Fashion Jeans

90s Jeans

The 90s have seen a lot of different styles of jeans. It started with straight-fit jeans as the most popular style until the comeback of boot-cut styles that changed the trend. Eventually, the boot-cut pants were replaced by oversized baggy jeans during 1997.

However, during the late ’90s, dark wash denim was introduced by Tommy Hilfiger.  So you have four options when it comes to jeans.

Early 90s Denim Overall

Denim Overall

The grunt style of the early 90s is a cool way to dress up for your theme party, but you need to carry it well, especially because of the single strap style.

Vintage  Leather Jacket

Motorcycle Jackets and cafe racer jackets were a wardrobe staple for both guys and gals growing up in the ’90s. People wore it with a graphic t-shirt for a rugged street style. Leather jackets are still considered a timeless piece that is not tied to a trend. 

90s Leather Jacket

For a rebellious look of the ’90s, Biker Jackets for women is a must if you really want to bring back the 9o’s vibe to the party.

Denim Jacket With Patches

Denim Jacket With Patches

An easy way to look effortless during your 90s party. The denim jacket with patches was pretty hip those days. Remember to wear it loose and relaxed to get the full 90s impact out of it.

90s Style Turtlenecks Sweater

The 90s style was mostly about relaxed casuals, while the turtleneck sweater came with a preppier option. There are many ways to pull off a turtleneck, including wearing it with a suit, blazer jacket, and even leather jackets.

Turtleneck Sweater

These sweaters are made of wool and feature rib knits that make them warm and stretchable, so we believe a great way to wear them is with Bomber Jackets.

Baggy Cargo Pants

Cargo Pants

These pants were loose-fitting, made of cotton, and came with six pockets so guys could carry their walkman, pager, and wallet. The pants were a trend as well as a practical option of that time. Modern cargo pants tend to be tapered. 

Colorful Bandana

girl wearing a Vintage Bandana

Bandanas were usually associated with gangsters and mobs. The accessory was made famous by rappers and hip-hop artists, but later it was adopted as a fashion accessory.


The 1990s was when people left behind the rebellious 80s trend and adopted a more relaxed and cheerful dressing. You’ll find a lot of colors, practicality, and comfortable options if you take a look at the style of this decade.

These styles were responsible for shaping the modern-day fashion of the 21st century. Hurry up, grab your favorite items and create your combination of 1920s style.

People Also Ask For

1. What did guys wear in the 90s?

A. The most trending wears of the 90s include animal print and bright color shirts. The shirts mostly featured bold prints with vibrant colors to stand out. Besides, baggy jeans and graphic t-shirts were also popular in that decade.

2. How do you throw a 90s party?

A. Use Walkman-style invitation cards to add a twist to your classic 90s party. Make the dishes that wear popular in that decade like hot dogs, hot pockets, and salad with cranberries. If possible, get a cassette tape recorder to astonish the attendees.

3. What shoes were popular in the 90s?

A. Chunky Joggers were the most popular footwear among youngsters in the early 90s. It should be an incomplete outfit if you are not wearing joggers with your loose-fit jeans and t-shirt.

4. What kind of jeans did they wear in the 90s?

A. The wide-leg acid wash jeans were trending in the 90s. In fact, in that decade the slim-fit jeans were regarded as awkward wear mostly because people used to represent their dress instead of their body.

5. What was popular in 90s?

A. The most stylish and famous gadget of the 90s was a Walkman. Other things included were;

  1. Pager
  2. Varsity Jackets.
  3. PlayStation.
  4. Sportsmen photo cards.
  5. CD Player.
  6. See-through telephones.
6. Who was big in the 90s?

A. Michael Jackson, Madonna, and Bill Gates were the top famous figures in the 90s worldwide. Besides, Mariah Carey was also declared the most famous artist in the 1990s.

7. Where can I buy 90s clothes?

A. You can buy the 90s style casual shirts and sweatshirts that are still trending in 2021 from Angel Jackets. However, if you are looking for 90s style baggy pants, then explore Etsy.

8. What does a 90s outfit look like?

A. A 90s style outfit is baggy-style wear that emphasizes more on the clothes than the body. Therefore, people in the 90s used to wear high-waisted jeans with mostly tucked-in shirts. Besides, wearing a sports cap on the go was also too common at that time.

9. Can I wear sneakers to 90s themed party?

A. The sneakers will not get noticed in the 90s themed party as they will replace the look of classic joggers. So yes, you can wear sneakers to a 90s themed party.

10. Which gift is best to bring to a 90s party?

A. Neon bands are the best gift to take to a 90s party. It will surprise everyone with what you remember for the 90s, and the rest forget.