19 ’90s-Inspired DIYs

You could get all your Clarissa Explains It All garb at Urban Outfitters. But then you’d have to shop there.

1. The Braided Crop Top

Fashion this out of an old t-shirt. Get the directions here.

2. Reworked Shortalls

Get the instructions here.

I mean, just look how adorable Claire Danes looks in them.

3. Cage Bralette

This looks like something Naomi Campbell would have worn underneath a blazer. Made from elastic and an old pair of stretchy spandex bike shorts. Get the directions here.

4. Strappy Bra

Refashion an old strapless bra into a strappy harness bra. Get the directions here.

You could really just go totally crazy with the straps, like Carré Otis in this Hervé Leger getup.

Pair it with mom jeans, of course.

6. Lisa Frank Sticker Case

Get the directions here.

7. Sticker-Covered Clutch

In case you needed something to do with your childhood sticker collection. No tutorial but you can use mod podge to keep the stickers from falling off.

8. Platform Sneakers

Involves taking apart a few pairs of flip flops, stacking ‘em, and covering them in liquid rubber. Get the directions here.

So you can look like a Spice Girl.

9. Cutout Shoulder Top

Get the directions here.

Inspired by the 1994 documentary Wildwood, NJ.

10. Knit Grunge Beanie

Get the directions here.

11. Cross Earrings

Get the directions here.

12. Daisy Sunglasses

Get the directions in this issue of Miss Robin.

13. Daisy-Rimmed Round Sunglasses

No tutorial, but you can buy them here or make your own with a hot glue gun and daisy charms.

You’ll channel even more flower power than ’90s Drew Barrymore.

14. Paracord Bracelets

Remember these? Get the tutorial here.

15. Yin Yang Nails

Get the directions here.

Inspired by Sara Gilbert in Poison Ivy.

16. Smiley Face Nails

Get the directions here.

In the spirit of Dawn Weiner’s sassy earrings.

17. Bedazzled Baseball Cap

Get the directions here.

Wear it sideways.

18. Jersey Maxi Skirt

Like the ones Kate used to wear.

19. Mesh Crop Top

Use an old pair of tights to make a mesh top, or to add mesh inserts. Get the directions here.

Pair it with a flared skirt, a la ’90s Anna Wintour.

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