When people talk about the ’90s being back they think of our recent infatuation with grunge, plaid, and spandex. But with the nods in Fall 2011 collections to utility coats, mannish outerwear, and even pajamas-as-daywear, what’s really back is ’90s hip hop fashion. We’ve paired nine of this fall’s looks with the hip hop divas who might well have inspired them.
En Vogue and Stella McCartney
The funky divas in En Vogue rocked all sorts of looks, from the runway in “Free Your Mind” to the Supremes-esque in “Don’t Let Go,” but the cover of their best-known album captures them in what could easily be a look from Stella McCartney’s Fall 2011 collection.