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’90s Icons and the NY Fashion Week Looks They Were Born to Wear

We’ve known for a while now that the ’90s are back in a big way. But as we followed the new, fall 2011 collections from New York Fashion Week, references to the decade were inescapable: plaid, lace, layers, maxi skirts. They were so ubiquitous, in fact, that many of them conjured images of our favorite grunge-era icons, from Courtney Love and Björk to Kelly Bundy and Rayanne Graff. After the jump, we pair ten looks from Fashion Week with the ’90s stars and characters who were born to wear them.


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Betsey Johnson and Kelly Bundy (Married with Children)

Bleach-blonde hair. Tight dresses. High heels. A hint of rock ‘n roll toughness. Kelly Bundy is the undisputed queen of ’90s trash fashion, and Betsey Johnson brought her back to life in a fall 2011 show that was all about sexy chicks with attitude.

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