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    21 Alarmingly WTF Celebrity Outfits From The '90s

    A decade of double denim, triple leopard print, and sheer shirts.

    1. Melissa Joan Hart went for a medieval princess/Grouch from Sesame Street hybrid because...fashion.

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    2. The Carters showed off their individuality with this soldier-caught-in-netting and 1970s-pirate duo.

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    3. J.Lo kept it real with butterfly clips and a metallic two-piece.

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    4. The Spice Girls slayed every fashion rule in a way that still probably haunts Posh today.

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    Shout out to Mel B for raising the leopard-print stakes to dizzy heights. A true inspiration.

    5. Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears gave everyone #RelationshipGoals with this ode to denim.

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    We know it's from 2001 but srsly IT IMBIBES ALL THE SPIRIT OF THE '90s.

    6. Christina Aguilera WAS late-'90s fashion.

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    If there's one thing we've learnt, it's that you can never have enough pattern.

    7. Paris Hilton hadn't discovered pink...yet.

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    Not everyone would naturally match a tiara with goth-y platforms, but Paris scores when she wants.

    8. Jennie Garth dressed exclusively in silk and tassels.

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    9. Gwyneth Paltrow also looked frighteningly silky.

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    The '90s truly was a shiny decade.

    10. Leann Rimes kind of looked like she got caught in a goth spider's web.

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    THESE WERE THE DAYS BEFORE COYOTE UGLY, PEOPLE.

    11. Pre-split Destiny's Child just rocked calf boots, recycled scarves, and asymmetric skirts all day.

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    This was Beyoncé at her realest.

    12. No one pulled off creative crochet like Mariah Carey.

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    13. Hilary Swank chose to wear alarmingly see-through outfits...

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    What is going on to protect down ~there~?

    14. ...unlike Kate Winslet who channelled her inner vampire.

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    The hair. The makeup. The choker. EVERYTHING IS SO '90s.

    15. Sarah Jessica Parker went for the whole "sexy solicitor whose jacket got caught in the tube doors" look.

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    Infinitely more practical than some of the stuff Carrie used to wear, tbh.

    16. Drew Barrymore chose fringing and gold lamé to prove how truly adorable and badass she was.

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    Gold lamé. GOLD LAMÉ.

    17. Nothing quite said "lookin' hot" like having actual flames on your Capri pants, a la Christina Ricci.

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    18. Shania Twain was princess with a cut-out bust in her diamanté gown.

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    19. Alicia Silverstone was clearly sick of plaid by 1996.

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    So shiny. So black. Some ~might~ say this resembles a bin bag...

    20. Julianne Moore outshone her date in an oversized, shiny, silver suit because it was the goddamn '90s.

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    21. Because, let's face it, it was just a simpler time when you could go down the red carpet in your PJs like Kirsten Dunst and still own it.

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