5 fashion trends you never thought would make a comeback

You thought Dunlop Volleys and hair clips died in the '90s... but you were wrong.

Didn't you know that everything old is new again? Well, for most trends of the '90s, we're seeing a fresh interpretation in current fashion of the things we grew up seeing and wearing. 

Here's our faves, from barettes to bags...

Tiny sunglasses

They've been everywhere on Instagram, and you've probably seen a number of people rocking the tiny sunglasses look.

While I can concede they're not as bad as they were (Images of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen spring to mind) they're still pretty bad... and not to mention, useless. Where's the protection from harmful UV rays?



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In every decade there has been an iconic hair craze, and if you were young in the '90s, the hair clips and headbands are all too familiar.
While butterfly clips aren't exactly back, the slide-in-and-snap clips sure are - and they're literally bigger than ever before.

Should you try it? More embellishment and fancy finishes can actually boost your hair game with minimal effort... so why not?


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Volley has gone through somewhat of a reinvention in the last few years, which means that instead of being a sneaker you'd most likely see in a backyard, they've become a bit of a global fashion phenomenon. 

New styles, some famous faces rocking the brand (Chinese actress and singer, Faye Wong was responsible for making them a sold-out sensation in China) and partnerships with brands like Southern Comfort (in their recent promotion you get a free pair of Volleys with every 10-pack purchase), we can expect to see them more and more.



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Small shoulder handbags

No, I'm not talking about the small, crossbody bags we all love when travelling or on a weekend, but the tiny handbags Paris Hilton was infamous for.

Celebrities across the globe are being spotted with a range of designer small shoulder bags and we all know what that means - it's only a matter of time before these bags appear in major retailers, making them readily accessible to everyone. Good or bad thing… I’ll let you decide!



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Probably one of the less offensive trends, turtleneck jumpers have certainly seen a resurgance in recent times due to other '90s fashion influences such silk dresses with spaghetti straps and of course, high-waisted jeans with midriff tops.

While top-heavy girls were always told to steer clear of the turtleneck, modern-day cuts are kind, and can actualy give the appearance of elongation, making this jumper a flattering wardrobe piece.


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