I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again: The ’90s were my favorite era of fashion. You got to wear whatever you wanted, pairing crop tops with super wide leg pants, and you even got to crimp your hair. This summer, I’m banking on everyone wearing bodysuits that are so ’90s because the era is back in fashion. You'll definitely be the best dressed in the bunch, wherever you go. Just slap on one of these '90s-inspired bodysuits, a pair of mom jeans, and some cool sandals.
I was just a kid in the ’90s, but I did get to watch my three older sisters reach their peak awkward teenage years during this time, and wanted more than anything to steal everything they wore. Red denim with flowers all over them? Yes, please. Doc Martens and leggings? Sign me up. But mostly, I was super jealous of my sisters and their bright, colorful bodysuits that seemed to pair flawlessly with acid-washed denim shorts and platforms.
Now that denim, slip dresses, square-toed shoes, and flannels reign supreme, it only makes sense to upgrade your entire summer wardrobe to match this super cute aesthetic. For haters of bodysuits — I get it. They're hard to pee and change in, and not always ideal for the occasion (read: somewhere with limited bathroom privacy). But bodysuits are coming back full force and I'm all about it. Especially the ones that button at your crotch, making it extra easy to pee stress-free.
In honor of fashion's golden age, here are some bodysuits that our '90s-selves would've totally killed for.
1. All You Need Is Love
Women's Bodysuit Love - Daizies by Flowers By Zoe, $19.99, Target
I'm all about this sentiment.
2. The Lace-Up
Full Tilt Women's Lace Up Bodysuit, $19.99, Tilly's
Love how this one's paired with a circle skirt.
3. Satin Straps
Studio Lace Up Bodysuit, $69.90, Eloquii
Long-sleeved bodysuits never disappoint.
4. The Turtleneck
Cosabella Fetherston Runway Halter-Neck Bodysuit, $130, Neiman Marcus
Nothing says '90s quite like a turtleneck.
5. The Off The Shoulder
Capulet Off Shoulder Bodysuit, $55, Shopbop
Obsessed with this whole look.
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Stella McCartney Meg Alluring Stretch-Lace And Swiss-Dot Jersey Bodysuit, $125, Net-A-Porter
With a see-through button up, à la Cher Horowitz, this is perfect.
7. The Deep V
The Jetset Diaries Resort Lace Bodysuit, $138, Shopbop
With these mom jeans? Killer.
8. The Ruffle
Topshop Ruffle Off the Shoulder Bodysuit, $35, Nordstrom
Too cute for words.
9. The Classic Slip
Out From Under Ribbed Bodysuit, $29, Urban Outfitters
The simpler, the better.
10. The Stripe
Topshop Unique Bisham Striped Stretch-Cotton Bodysuit, $105, Net-A-Porter
Love how this one's styled with some simple necklaces.
11. The Low Back
Free People Carma Bodysuit, $58, Shopbop
With a reverse necklace? This one slays.
12. The Floppy Strings
Olympia Theodora Stretch Modal Lace-Up Thong Bodysuit, $66, Nordstrom
Pale pink is this summer's color.
13. The Sheer
High Neck Mesh Bodysuit, $34, Misguided
With leather pants?! Killed it.
14. The Ribbed Funnel Neck
Topshop Ribbed Funnel Neck Bodysuit, $32, Nordstrom
Love this green color, too.
15. The Super Deep V
Perfect with a lariat necklace.
16. The Basic Lace Up
Nasty Gal Lace Up for What Plunging Bodysuit, $58, Nastygal
If you're more minimal.
17. The Strap Detail
Plus Size Strappy Textured Bodysuit, $22.99, Charlotte Russe
So into this double strap detail.
18. The Geometric Print
Plus Size Mesh Geometric Bodysuit, $24.95, Deb Shops
19. Acid Wash
Topshop Acid Wash Bodysuit, $30, Nordstrom
In love with the sides of this one too.
20. Red, White, & Blue
Capulet Scoop Back Bodysuit, $54, Shopbop
This is screaming '90s to me.
21. The Zip-Up
Missguided Stripe Zip Front Bodysuit, $37, Nordstrom
This decade was chock full of zippers.
Can we please, please go back to the '90s? I'm all for being iPhone-less and quantifying my love using Skechers and Prada backpacks. We don't have a time machine (yet), but luckily, I can at least dress like I'm back in the golden years again.
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