What 90s Fashion for men looked like!

When it comes to fashion, we often look on to the past for some serious inspiration and ideas. One great mind “History repeats itself”, here are we looking at the best of 90s fashion for men! This season, the decade has captured back the 90s fashion for men essence. Designers and stylish gent around the world are seeing the trend shifting back to 90s. The ’90s, which was known for its relaxed and easy-going sense of style, produced plenty of awesome trends, many of which have already made a comeback.

In this article, we take you to look at some of those classy 90s fashion for men trends and show you how you can rock them today. But before.

Fashion for men always seems to be trending on with seasons of similar fashion too lesser changes to mens fashion. And even today we have some of our classic outfits still intact in the fashion game. They are worn by the celebrities and designers too, for example classic Denim outfits, these denim jackets for men are an old fashion trend, which is still going strong and forever will. Leather jackets, bandanas and tee shirt look defines the 90s fashion for men perfectly! From punk to hip hop to 90s rock, they were ultimate and how can we forget are celebrities from Tom Cruise to Brad Pitt to Keanu Reeves.

The 90s fashion for men was a great fashion era of teens and edgy hip-hop fashion for men and women both. From all those fashion trends of 90’s is back today in women’s and mens fashion styles. Here in this article we have some of the Best 90s fashion for men trends which are in 2019 and how you can bring back the 90s style!

What is 90s Fashion for Men Style?

90s fashion is that era from which all guys need to take inspiration from! Personally, I love the 90s (yeah, it’s obvious as I’m a 90s kid)! From  David Bechkam to Tom Cruise, the men’s celeb fashion was drool worthy! Like seriously where are the real stylish men in the millennial world today?! *gasps* Even, in the cartoon world, we had Johnny Bravo and The Simpsons! Now, this is getting too nostalgic. Isn’t it?

So, from evergreen movies like Titanic to iconic band from Green Day to Backstreet Boys to My favourite Sitcom of all time, Friends, the 90s was indeed a special era for world.

The 90s men’s casual style was all about the crazy punk, rock hairstyles and  men’s tank tops, hoodies , leather jackets and Tom Cruise’s aviator style sunglasses. This decade also included grunge looks and punk style with spikey hair and ripped jeans.

These looks made 90s Fashion a trademark for upcoming fashion

1. The Clean Face Look

More the hair the more macho you were considered. I hope this 90s male fashion trend doesn’t make a comeback!! So unpolished. Bleh! 

2. Hairstyles

The two most popular 90s hairstyleswere tousled, made popular by Leonardo DiCaprio from Titanic and Brad Pitt from Fight Club. Tom Cruise styles are obviously famous one may wonder why!? He also made short tousled haircut famous in Mission Impossible. In 90s Johnny Depp’s looks were rigourously copied by every fan!

3.Loose Tracksuit

Will Smith’s look in TV series, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, int that series he wore loose tracksuits became a cool 90s fashion trend. This style statement may be is on the way to make a comeback now.


George Michael started the fad in the 80s, but piercings for men took a major turn and it became a cool thing, even today it’s a style statement. The tiny circular earrings were a common sight in the 90s!


The 90s Hip Hop fashion was majorly consisted of baggy clothing with chunky jewellery. Jay Z wore a dollar sign necklace which was oversized made it look cool, we dont know how!! The oversized rings and bracelets were fashionable back then.

Fashion in the 1990s

In the ’90s, fashion moved from the ‘80s and towards a more streetwear, OG relaxed, rebellious mood. The decade saw the revolution of the grunge fashion in the 1990s as well as rise of streetwear, sneaker culture and early athleisure. Silhouettes were oversized and loosed, and casual dressing dominated the era. And the dress in TV Sitcom Friends were iconic!

90s Fashion for men mainly comprised of these Dope clothing.

1.Snapback Hats

Hip-hop style entered the market and made headlines in the ’90s, and with it came snapback hats. The look, which became a household of every rappers, soon seemed to be worn by men all over the world. Today, these flat caps, which typically feature logos,v still look cool. But, remember to wear them forwards or backwards instead of to the side.

2. Overalls with Strap Down

Overalls Straps were huge in the ’90s, they are also wore in current trend too, but  especially when worn with one strap hanging down. In fact, everyone from Will Smith to the members of NSYNC rocked this look. Today, you can style your dungarees as you fit, but note that you’ll need plenty of confidence to pull them off.

3.Biker Jackets

Leather biker jackets were the epitome of edgy style in the 1990s. Many men donned these tough jackets, including those who had never even been on a motorbike.

4. Bandanas

Throughout the ’90s, many different subcultures wore bandanas. Most famously, they were worn by rappers to represent their gang affiliation. Tupac made this look DOPE. However, this look was soon became a huge hit and picked up by the masses and worn simply as an on-trend accessory.

5. Baggy Jeans

When it came to jeans in the ’90s, the rule was; the baggier, the better. These supersized pants were a must-have of the day and quintessential to any streetwear look. They were also worn low on the hips and often accompanied by branded under garment and a chain with a Velcro wallet attached to the end.

Types of ’90s looks

90s Grunge Fashion

One of the most popular early ’90s looks was grunge. It entered in the likes of mainstream fashion in 1992, when grunge bands like Nirvana, Pearl Jam, and Soundgarden were going heights into their popularity. This look included darker coloured plaid flannel shirts, stonewashed or ripped jeans.

90s Summer & Winter Fashion

Summer fashion for men was casual cool. From bandanas to graphic tee shirts of your favourite band, they looked super stylish. The 90s summer fashion included loose jeans paired with half sleeved or tight tank tops, shorts and the high-top sneakers- converse were the major sneakers at that time. 

Winter fashion included leather boots, plaid suit, oversize T-shirt and flannel shirts worn over blazers and leather jackets. 90s winter fashion were filled with oversized long coats, turtleneck sweaters and waistcoats! Personally, I love winter fashion outfits and the 90s are a perfect inspiration for men.

90s Urban Fashion

 Jeans rule d the 90s fashion! Baggy jeans and folded hems were a big part of the early 90s men’s fashion. Denim on denim was a big thing too! In fact, you can wear them to a 90s themed party now!

Denim jackets were also a big part of the 90s fashion. These jackets are very comfortable and are made for every weather. Movies like The Shawshank Redemption and Speed, Keanu Reeves made oversized long denim jackets the highlights of the 90s urban fashion.

90s Punk Fashion

The 90s punk fashion started with having overly done spikes. Check out Sean O’Pry in the movie SLC Punk where he sported the spiked hairstyle in neon green. Like really?! How did the youngsters back then think it’s cool?!

The movie also made the mohawk haircut popular. In fact, it’s less-extreme version is trendy again! The 90s punk fashion for men also had spiked leather jackets.

90s Fashion Hip Hop

90s Famous hip hop artists like Tupac, Jay Z, N.W.A., and Public Enemy had a heavy influence on 1990s fashion. These legends had a mark on the youth! They featured looks of wide leg jeans, tracksuits, bomber jackets, gold chains, and snapback hats. For inspiration on Hip-Hop looks, check out Boyz n the Hood.

90s Preppy Fashion

This decade saw the rise of the polished and clean 90s fashion for men. Ofcourse that’s what preppy is all about. We are seeing a lot of refine fashion. Loose trousers were paired with button-up shirt worn over a plain tee shirt.

Also, the classic black suits ruled the 90s in movies like Titanic, Men in Black and Scent of a Woman! Leonardo’s looks in Titanic are drool worthy, Keanu Reeves, Johnny Depp! Brad Pitt also made vests popular with his movie, A River Runs Through It.

So, this is the complete guide for the 90s Fashion for men! Did it feel nostalgia? Let me know if you can find the 90s fashion back! Tweet us at @thefashionwolff