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    Stop Everything And Start Dressing Like '90s Chandler Bing

    Forget Kurt Cobain plaid, your average guy looked like a twat in a wool waistcoat.

    You may have heard that the '90s are back. But don't believe what Tumblr tells you about '90s men's fashion being some Kurt and Johnny style dream.

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    Tumblr wasn't there, man!

    These guys, however, were there.

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    Want to know how you can authentically channel the shit-show that men's fashion really was in the '90s? Let's take a look inside bonafide-regular-'90s-man Chandler Bing's wardrobe...

    Like Chandler, welcome lurid patterns into your style repertoire - the kind you'd usually see on old people's curtains.

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    Best worn on a massive kipper tie.

    Said tie should be worn with the roomiest suit you can find.

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    TOP TIP: younger guys, why not nick your dad's suit?

    All the better for dancing in.

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    You've got the lurid curtains covered with your tie, now think of pub carpet when choosing a pattered jumper.

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    That Cosby sweater's looking a leeetle bit awkward from over here in 2015, mind.

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    Can a Gap-advert chambray shirt bring it back?

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    No.

    Why wear only one shade of beige at a time?

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    Nothing offsets a big, baggy oatmeal jacket like a suede, camel waistcoat.

    In modern times this look might say "estate agent" or "him off The Hotel..."

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    ...but in the '90s, a beige jacket sloping off one's shoulders said "coolest cat in town".

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    What did men love more than cappuccinos in the '90s? CHINOS, that's what.

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    Chandler really loved his chinos.

    Chinos work for casual time too, or any time, so versatile!

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    Your other go-to casual outfit is a bowling shirt and some smart but baggy jeans.

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    Trevor and Simon wouldn't have told you to swing your pants if everyone had been wearing skinny jeans, now, would they?

    Baggy jeans allow for optimum manspreading.

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    A habit loved as much by the modern man as it was by those ol' cads in the '90s.

    Look at the ease with which you can lounge in this outfit.

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    A high-neck waistcoat with a buttoned up shirt wasn't just for magicians in the '90s.

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    Elton John was a big fucking deal at this point - the man banged out Candle in the Wind and Can you Feel the Love Tonight? within months of each other mid-decade - and his favoured buttoned up waistcoat look was copied far and wide.

    No shirt in the '90s was complete without some kind of waistcoat, in fact.

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    Especially a collarless shirt.

    What's better than a waistcoat? A big, baggy WOOL waistcoat.

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    Especially a wool waistcoat that matches your shirt.

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    Peak wool waistcoat.

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    Keep it real, '90s fans.

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