90s

Mona May Rewrote ‘90s Fashion. 25 Years Later, We’re Still Wearing Her Clothes.

Photo credit: ©Paramount/Courtesy Everett Collection - Everett
Photo credit: ©Paramount/Courtesy Everett Collection – Everett

From ELLE

Clueless is officially 25 years old. Though it’s hard to process that milestone, the cult favorite has adapted with each passing year, finding its way onto streaming sites and into social media conversations and countless homages, from celeb Halloween costumes to the recent Baby-Sitters Club reboot. Now available on Netflix, Clueless—starring Alicia Silverstone and quotable one-liners like “I’m totally buggin’!” and “As if!”—has reached legend status, immortalizing Cher, Dionne (Stacey Dash), and the kids of Beverly Hills in the annals of film iconography.

Two and a half decades later, the fashion still reigns supreme. Polish costume designer Mona May is the mastermind behind Cher’s red Alaïa dress, plaid suits, and 60 (!!) costume changes. “So many of the outfits are still so wearable,” May tells ELLE.com over the phone. “You could go to Saks and Neiman and it’s

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Jennifer Aniston’s Peak ’90s Floral-Print Satin Dress

Accompanied by a flawless blowout of course.

Jennifer Aniston at an event in 1997.
Jennifer Aniston at an event in 1997.

There are perfectly good celebrity style moments, and then there are the looks that really stick with you, the ones you try desperately to recreate at home. In ‘Great Outfits in Fashion History,’ Fashionista editors are revisiting their all-time favorite lewks.

Aside from being an early advocate of freeing the nipple, Jennifer Aniston isn’t known for pushing style boundaries or making groundbreaking fashion choices. Her ’90s/noughties hairstyles are far more iconic and memorable than her outfits from that era, but there is one ensemble from the height of her “Friends” fame that stands out: a satin floral maxi that she wore to an event in 1997. 

The dress looks plucked from a Brock Collection show— one of those figure-hugging, floral-print silk ones that later makes its way to a chic Hamptons wedding.

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