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    38 Things All '90s Kids Should Have In Their Lives

    Pop your CD of "Spice World" into your boombox and let's DO THIS THANG.

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    1. Spice Girls vinyl decals you can apply to wine glasses, perfect for the group of friends who was forever arguing over who got to be Baby Spice for Halloween.

    BespokeBrideShop / Etsy

    Get a set of five from BespokeBrideShop on Etsy for $8.25 (available in 18 colors).

    2. An original Tamagotchi you'll be WAY more equipped to take care of now that you're somewhat of an adult...I hope,=,, Amazon

    Promising review: "I LOVED Tamagotchis as a kid! If you want a shot of nostalgia, pick this up. They're super cute and fun to play around with. I didn't have any problems with the screen brightness personally. Keep in mind these things can get annoying after awhile with the beeping, if you don't remember that part from your childhood, haha, I finally understand why my parents disliked them — my little pixel monster is a hungry guy and he never shuts up!" —Karli

    Looking to upgrade your Tamagotchi experience? Be sure to check out the NEW Tamagotchi On when it debuts in four fun colors on August 15th!

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99.

    3. A Lion King VHS case replica journal that'll take you right back to 1994 when you first started ~workin' on your roar~.


    The Lion King was the first movie I ever saw in theaters, so you better believe I own one of these bad boys! I keep mine on my desk because it's so darn cute and fills me with Disney magic. Don't judge me.

    Promising review: "I still have my original Lion King VHS. This is smaller than the actual VHS. The cover is an exact replica. The back of this journal has different images than what is on the VHS tape case. I like that when you open it up the first page is a picture of the VHS tape. This brings back so many memories." —tlkdisneyfan

    Get it from shopDisney for $15.99.

    4. A Caboodle to store all of your precious jewels just like you did back in the day when your prized possession was a 25-cent ring out of a vending machine.


    Just like the one you (and I) had when we were kids, this Caboodle features a lift-up mirror, a deep storage base, and an auto-open tray. Mine used to be covered in stickers I got at the pediatrician and stored Spice Girl lollipops.

    Promising review: "Love this! Reminds me of my childhood! This is so convenient especially when you are on-the-go or a busy person! I don't have great lighting in my bedroom or bathroom so I tend to do my makeup at the kitchen table or living room for better lighting. This is big enough to store your main everyday essential makeup items. I just carry this to whichever room I need to do my makeup in or I bring it with me when I travel. Lots of compartments to organize your makeup too! " —jenerationmama

    Get it from Amazon for $14.97.

    5. Madden Girl sandals that may trigger some painful memories of tripping and falling on your face because you were WAY too uncoordinated to be struttin' your stuff in backless wedges (No? Just me? OK, cool).


    My sister ripped open BOTH of her knees after taking a tumble in these bad boys while running up the block to spot fireworks on a 4th of July way back when. BE CAREFUL.

    Promising review: "I wore these sandals many years ago and loved them! I was so happy to see that they have come back! The most cute and amazingly comfortable sandals that you will ever own. They are timeless! I’m in retail and can work in them all day in. Comfort!" —Penelope

    Get them from DSW for $39.99 (available in sizes 6–10).

    6. A fanny pack you can wear to a music festival, Disney World, or anywhere you simply want to live your best hands-free life.,

    Promising review: "Best thing I've bought for myself in a while. I'm horrifying my boyfriend on a regular basis by wearing it on my butt and bouncing it while running down the sidewalk. Embrace your early '90s self and bring back the fanny pack love. My arms and shoulders have never felt so free." —C. Berger

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (available in 21 styles).

    7. A Lisa Frank–inspired tumbler that'll have you reminiscing on all those dope folders and notebooks you used to beg your parents for while Back to School shopping.

    MadeByMund / Etsy, Heather Braga / BuzzFeed

    This tumbler sparks some serious '90s joy.

    Get it from MadeByMund on Etsy for $35+ (available in four sizes).

    8. Velvet scrunchies to wear on your wrist as an accessory or use to rock the ultimate '90s-styled high-pony. The choice is yours.


    Promising review: "These are perfect y'all. Super cute, the colors are beautiful and they are functional hair scrunchies. I loved them in the '90s and I love them now. Perfect for yourself or for gifts. Seriously, just get them." —Tristan

    Get a set of 36 from Amazon for $13.99.

    9. A Parent Trap T-shirt so you can always remember the moment Hallie and Annie discovered they were both born on October 11th and were "like twins!"

    My Oh My Supply Co.

    Ah, the moment we were introduced to Lindsay Lohan. Glorious days.

    Get it from My Oh My Supply Co. for $26 (available in unisex sizes XS–4XL).

    10. Or a Camp Walden tee, in case you want to DRESS like the infamous twins before they actually swapped places.

    NRGTees / Etsy

    "I have class and you don't." —Annie James (and me to anyone who doesn't understand the importance of owning this shirt).

    Promising review: "I love this shirt! I get compliments/comments on it everywhere I wear it from other millennials who watched The Parent Trap 200 times during their childhoods. The length of the shirt is a little long but that's not really a complaint since I've been tucking it in or tying it in a knot anyway." —Jennie Langley

    Get it from NRGTees on Etsy for $20+ (available in unisex sizes S–3XL).

    11. Classic tattoo chokers that'll complete any '90s look you put together in honor of one of the greatest fashion eras of our time (HA!).


    My friends and I split a pack of these relics last summer for a '90s night and it really did help transport us back in time. Highly recommend!

    Promising review: "Product arrived exactly as described, and was the perfect addition to the goodie bags I gave out at our '90s themed party! These are really amazing quality too. Would buy again." —Jessica N.

    Get a set of eight from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in sets of 8 or 12 and three styles).

    12. Super Mario Maker 2 for the Nintendo Switch. It might not be like the classic system you used to fight your siblings over, but it DOES have the capability to let you build your own '90s-style courses!


    My husband has been playing this game non-stop and just listening to the game's soundtrack has taken us both back to the '90s. IT'S EXACTLY THE SAME! Soak up the nostalgia my gamer friends. AND If you don't have a Switch yet, get ON that! Or hold out and pre-order the new Switch Lite (it kinda gives of '90s GameBoy vibes). Whatever floats your boat ;)

    Promising review: "I'll pour Pasta Fazool all over my face if you don't end up enjoying this game. It's worth it for the 100 pre-made levels alone! My wife is getting tired of hearing trite Italian phrases out of my mouth every several seconds while playing this game though, so use those sparingly is my advice. AYYYYY IM WALKIN' EEERE" —CGR, Inc

    Get it from Amazon for $59.54.

    13. A T-shirt that'll make you want to crank up Tom Jones' "It's Not Unusual" and break out your best Carlton Banks impression.

    Memeskins / Etsy

    Get it from Memeskins on Etsy for $18.64 (available in men's sizes XS–2XL and women's sizes XS–XL).

    14. Doc Martens, because you can't go wrong with a tried-and-true '90s classic., Amazon

    Promising review: "These boots are BEAUTIFUL. Exactly as I remembered from my pair I owned in high school. They fit tight on first wear, especially where the tongue meets the boot (the seam). I wore wet wool socks for three hours in them to soften 'em up and form them to my feet. I wore them with regular socks last night for five hours and they fit AWESOME already. No discomfort at all. Super fast and easy to break in when it comes to a leather boot. My Fryes took months to break in and quite honestly, they still aren't nearly as comfortable at these. I'd feel confident wearing these all day or to walk around in a lot. LOVE LOVE THEM." —Sjeasley

    Get them from Amazon for $101.24+ (available in sizes 5-16 and 16 colors).

    15. A 1990's puzzle you and your siblings will love working on together while ~piecing together~ foggy memories from your childhood.


    Promising review: "My husband and I loved putting this puzzle together! It's pretty easy and only took us a few hours here and there over one weekend, but we had so much fun doing it! It brought back so many wonderful memories we had as children in the '90s. Even our neighbors stopped to look at it and reminisce. The quality of this puzzle was superb and there was no confusion on whether or not two pieces fit together, as the pieces were nice and thick. Hands down my favorite puzzle." —brittany

    Get it from Amazon for $23.70.

    16. A mini dress I'm 100% positive Posh would've stowed away on the Spice World bus in case of a fashion emergency.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $14.90 (available in sizes S–L and in black or nude).

    17. A 6-in-1 ballpoint pen with colors you can switch with just one click! If you didn't break it trying to get multiple colors to press down at once, did you even grow up in the '90s?


    Promising review: "I thought for sure out of the dozen, there'd be at least one dud but every color on every pen works!!! I'm back in college at 36 years of age and I use them in school to take notes. I am going full time so I take a LOT of notes. Not only does the quick color change help me decipher what I'm going over when I'm studying later on but it makes the note taking process much more enjoyable." —Qamara

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $12.70.

    18. Or a Rugrats mug to perfectly pay tribute to Angelica's sidekick Cynthia. She is an ENTIRE mood.

    MaxandMitchCo / Etsy

    I can't stop humming "Cynthia she's a really cool dancer! Cynthia! Boogie to groove nooooow!"

    Get it from MaxandMitchCo on Etsy for $16.99+ (available with or without personalization).

    19. A bathing suit inspired by the classic '90s jazz print. Can't put your finger on where you've seen this design? DIXIE CUPS, PEOPLE!


    Get them from Shinesty: women's for $59.99 (available in sizes S–2XL), men's for $59.99 (available in sizes M–2XL).

    20. Assorted butterfly clips that'll add pizzazz to your standard hairstyle — just like they did on 7th grade picture day.


    Promising review: "I ordered these for a '90s throwback party that I threw for some friends. The quality of them were great and I had plenty left over to give as favors and use as table scatter." —K. Vance

    Get a pack of 100 from Amazon for $5.98.

    21. Holographic body glitter, so you can flawlessly replicate that I-just-dipped-my-entire-life-in-glitter look you had going for you for the majority of the decade.


    I blame Bath and Body Works for selling roll-on body glitter throughout the '90s.

    Promising review: "I bought this for a '90s themed party and I loved it. Pink is my favorite color, so I was hoping it would be a bit more pink looking when applied, but it's got great sparkle and it looked awesome outdoors in the sunlight. Definitely recommend as a better alternative if you're not a fan of the giant chunky body glitter." —Caroline Korst

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in five colors).

    22. A Toy Story Alien pin to transport your jean jacket flair right back to 1995 (where it probably belongs).


    Get it from BoxLunch for $10.90.

    23. A bulk order of Ring Pops that'll let you jokingly propose to all of your friends the same way you used to during recess. Fingers crossed someone says YES.


    Promising review: "Just like what you had when you were a kid. From memory, it tastes exactly the same...super duper sweet. Also, it takes forever to finish one of these things, so if you're patient enough to keep eating it, it'll last you a while." —James

    Get a pack of 20 from Amazon for $6.98.

    24. A Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century greeting card you can send to a friend who needs a laugh or pin up as decoration in your cubicle.

    HollabackCards / Etsy

    Zedis lapedis, guys! This movie came out 1999 and I haven't stopped quoting it since.

    Get it from HollabackCards on Etsy for $6.50.

    25. A bundle of Beanie Babies that'll take you back to the days you tried SO HARD to collect them all but couldn't get your hands on the special edition Princess Diana bear.


    You better believe I had that iconic bear (and like 300 others). BRB while I text my mom and ask if she saved it...

    Promising review: "These were awesome, the assortment was perfect. We used these at a carnival and the kids loved them" —Della L. Thompson

    Get 25 assorted Beanie Babies from Amazon for $48.94.

    26. Friendship bracelets inspired by the ultimate heart throbs of the '90s — The Backstreet Boys. Prepare to have "I Want It That Way" stuck in your head for a month.

    TrailofSparkles / Etsy

    Promising review: "The bracelets were absolutely amazing! Really awesome quality and really sleek. Jess also helped me out when I had a shipping issue and was so sweet during the entire process!! Please support her small business!" —sidneyann623

    Get two from TrailofSparkles on Etsy for $10 (available in six–eight inches).

    27. Or 72 slap bracelets you can share with everyone in your life for a fun reminder of how masochistic but stylish y'all were in the '90s.,

    Putting these on actually DID hurt if you were a *touch* too aggressive...

    Promising review: "My 5-year-old loved these for his party favors. But, I'm not sure who liked them more, the kids or the adults who grew up in the '80s and '90s. Great price for so many!" —Ck

    Get a set of 72 for $9.99.

    28. A Ross Gellar sticker of him in his iconic "Frankie Say Relax" tee. This is a must-have for any Friends fanatic who likes to brag about watching the series in real time and not just through Netflix binges.

    Red Bubble

    Get it from Red Bubble for $2.84+ (available in sizes S–XL and three finishes).

    29. Breathable bird's nest–inspired flats you'll want to tweet about ASAP because they remind you of your childhood., Amazon

    Promising review: "Jelly sandals (those clear plastic, glittery shoes) were all the rage when I was a little girl in the '90s. Every single girl I know had them, but I never owned a pair because my mom thought they looked tacky and that they were just a fad that would fade quickly. Well, she was right about that, but it still crushed me and a part of me has always yearned for those sandals. Now as a 30-year-old, I finally have them and they are gorgeous! Not to mention shockingly comfy! They fit my feet like a glove and are very flexible. Though I’ve only walked in them for about an hour around the house so far, they seem like they will be super comfortable compared to almost all other flats. The little girl inside of me is so elated! Will likely be buying another pair in a different color." —Crystal

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and in five styles).

    30. A *timeless* Mickey Mouse watch any true fan would've picked up at The Disney Store back in the day.


    Promising review: "This is a very good watch, my dad bought one for me when I was younger and now I want to give one to my son so I bought it for him." —Sal

    Get it from Amazon for $31.99.

    31. A '90s-themed coloring book that'll have you sassily snapping in Z-formation while you choose whether to color a Ring Pop red or blue.


    Promising review: "Flipping through the pages of this book and reliving the '90s events, pop icons, and TV shows was a great way to spend an evening. On top of that the book holds hours of coloring fun, and I am looking forward to spending more nights coloring away. The illustrations have a cool style with great humor and parody that took me down memory lane of my own childhood growing up in the '90s." —Tim S.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.

    32. A TLC graphic tee to help achieve a flawless "retro" look at your next '90s night.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $17.99 (available in sizes S–L).

    33. A Bulbasaur Funko Pop that'll keep you company on the Pokémon journey you've been on since 1997.,

    Promising review: "My son loves this Bulbasaur. He’s a big fan of Pokémon and this is an excellent gift for any Pokémon fan. Razor leaf!!" —alexxbee

    Get it from Amazon for $8.72.

    34. A Clueless poster to honor the great Cher Horowitz and her impeccable '90s fashion.

    FilmFreakDesign / Etsy

    Get it from FilmFreakDesign on Etsy for $28+ (available six sizes and with or without personalization).

    35. A Kurt Cobain tee you can layer with a oversized flannel or a plaid mini skirt to give off '90s grunge vibes.

    Forever 21

    Make it a one-stop shopping experience — pick up an on-trend skirt or flannel shirt while you're at it and live out your '90s dreams.

    Get it from Forever 21 for $17.90 (available in sizes S–L).

    36. Or a surprisingly cute '90s-inspired boyfriend short overalls, because everyone loves a trendy throwback.

    American Eagle

    Promising review: "For the last couple of years, I've been dreaming about getting a pair of overalls that actually worked for me. I kept trying on pairs everywhere with ZERO luck. I bought these online on a whim, figuring that if they didn't work, I could always return them in-store. I was so surprised when they fit AND looked super cute! I'm so happy that I found a pair of overalls to live out my overall dreams! I wore these on a vacation recently and received a ton of compliments, which was a nice added bonus! They're not form-fitting, and they clearly aren't supposed to be. They're a kind of baggy (but SO comfy) boyfriend-fit. Everything I hoped for! It's the perfect look with a crop top, or even just a regular tee." —Lane

    Get them from American Eagle for $59.96 (available in sizes 2XS–M and 2XL).

    37. A T-shirt that'll ~spice up~ both your life and your wardrobe with a touch of flair from your favorite girl group. Can I get a "zig-a-zig-ah?"


    Get it from Amazon for $23.90+ (available in women's sizes S–4XL, in black or navy, and five styles).

    38. And a magical 8 ball, because how else are you going to decide which item to buy first?, Amazon

    This toy was an indecisive kid's dream come true! I'm considering getting one to make all of my adult decisions as well, TBH.

    Promising review: "Just like the one we had growing up in the 90s. I was worried this would be cheap or poorly assembled. Not so. I've been amusing my co-workers all week." —Termitesforhire

    Get it from Amazon for $5.69+ (available in retro or standard styles).

    You, after spending all your money on '90s products instead of rent:

    Paramount Pictures

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