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Every Outfit Rachel Ever Wore On 'Friends', Ranked From Best To Worst: Season 2

Welcome to the second installation of Rachel's outfits! Now we're looking at every single on of Rachel's outfits on Season 2 of Friends. For Rachel, Season 2 was all about the mini-skirt and the adorable sweater. It was a very "Cheerleader grew up and went to fashion school" style (which right now is weirdly very hipster chic), and while there's quite a few outfits I'd love to add to my own wardrobe, there's definitely a few duds in there too.

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Season 2, Episode 8

The One Where Rachel Auditions for The Fast & the Furious.

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Season 2, Episode 20

This horrible half-sweater turtle neck thing makes 20-something Rachel look like a middle-ages soccer mom.

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Season 2, Episode 14

We’ve all been here. Laundry day. Sweats and your “nice” coat. Never a good look.

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Season 2, Episode 3

Love the lamp, hate the top.

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Season 2, Episode 11

You know what I said about leopard print before? It’s true, but doesn’t apply to vests. All vests should be burned.

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Season 2, Episode 21

You can’t see Rachel’s full outfit in this scene but I can see the silver toggles on that tacky vest.

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Season 2, Episode 4

BORING. Especially when the guy you like is with someone else. Some effort, Rachel!

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Season 2, Episode 1

Shorts = bad.

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Season 2, Episode 8

This top is ill-fitting, and the sweater around the waist doesn’t quite suit the formality of the outfit. And then there’s that French twist up-do.

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Season 2, Episode 2

Next to Phoebe’s rad purple jacket and Monica’s denim overalls, Rachel suffers.

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Season 2, Episode 17

I swear to God, my dad had that exact sweater in the ’90s.

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Season 2, Episode 12

There it is again. That poop colored suede jacket.

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Season 2, Episode 10

This is Rachel’s ”Seinfeld” look.

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Season 2, Episode 14

Same top as earlier, different color, just as offensive.

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Season 2, Episode 21

I don’t know why that top is tucked it when it has absolutely no business being that way.

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Season 2, Episode 12

BOOTLEG JEANS! Remember those? Or have you willfully erased those from your memory?

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Season 2, Episode 7

Snooze.

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Season 2, Episode 13

I mean, she picked up Jean Claude Van Dam in this outfit, so it might not be as horrible as I think it is.

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Season 2, Episode 15

In which Rachel reveals she’s Neo from The Matrix.

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Season 2, Episode 23

This dowdy shirt really needs a bra.

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Season 2, Episode 19

When I was 12, I nearly exclusively wore velour tops.

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Season 2, Episode 9

A velvet top with a sarong, to most, is a weird combination. To Rachel, it’s just another party outfit.

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Season 2, Episode 9

Even with the velvet gone, the sarong is still weird.

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Season 2, Episode 19

It’s not the worst, but it’s not the best either. Somethings just are what they are.

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Season 2, Episode 10

I don’t like turtle necks to begin with, but turtle necks with fine jewelry on top are my nightmare. Hello, Rachel Soprano.

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Season 2, Episode 2

The brown drives me insane.

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Season 2, Episode 17

I’m not the biggest fan of v-neck tees. Rachel looks cute in them mostly, I guess.

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Season 2, Episode 16

I didn’t mind this until I noticed the braided belt.

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Season 2, Episode 6

This body-stocking style shirt is weirdly frumpy.

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Season 2, Episode 22

All this shirt needs to be cute is a smaller collar and a few more buttons.

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Season 2, Episode 21

Lace cardigans are a ’90s remnant I’m glad haven’t made a comeback.

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Season 2, Episode 22

That metallic green fabric with a purple tint is so… ’80s prom.

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Season 2, Episode 13

This would be perfect if it wasn’t for the write writing on the top. WHY?

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Season 2, Episode 8

Not one of Rachel’s best casual outfits, but we forgive her because Ross had just been a huge jerk.

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Season 2, Episode 12

This is cute enough, but a little bit too on the school girl side for my taste.

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Season 2, Episode 24

Rachel looks glowing here but that motif on the front of her shirt reminds me or something a 13-year-old girl would have worn in 1994.

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Season 2, Episode 15

It is what it is.

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Season 2, Episode 17

This outfit is low on the scale because I’m not a fan of lace, but I can accept you might disagree with its place on the list.

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Season 2, Episode 17

This overalls look is cute but unfortunately verging on chuck territory.

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Season 2, Episode 4

Saved by the apron!

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Season 2, Episode 7

The first time you kiss the love of your life you might want to be wearing something a bit more thought-out than a black v-neck tee.

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Season 2, Episode 17

Rachel has three modes: Sexy or adorable, boring, and try again. This is of the boring variety.

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Season 2, Episode 19

I like everything about this little cardigan except the boob pockets.

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Season 2, Episode 18

Against my better judgement, I kind of like this hideous jacket. She’s pulling off this look, that’s for sure.

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Season 2, Episode 2

There’s nothing offensive about this outfit, but nothing particularly exciting about it.

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Season 2, Episode 5

This satin-patterned scoop neck dress is very ’90s, but acceptably cute.

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Season 2, Episode 12

This metallic skirt is adorable, and would be much higher on the list if the fabric wasn’t so crinkled.

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Season 2, Episode 5

Great sneakers, Rachel.

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Season 2, Episode 16

A boring top, but PLAID PANTS pull this one over the line.

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Season 2, Episode 5

If her boobs were bigger this would look milk-maidy, but she manages to pull it off.

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Season 2, Episode 2

Denim overalls and a stripe tee? Very S/S 2015.

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Season 2, Episode 12

She can’t go wrong in a mini-skirt and tights.

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Season 2, Episode 7

Seriously though, who looks this cute hungover?

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Season 2, Episode 20

SHE DID IT BEFORE BEYONCE.

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Season 2, Episode 21

Rachel wears plaid bottoms like most of us dream we could wear even jeans.

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Season 2, Episode 18

It’s some kind of science fact that women look great naked, wearing only their boyfriend’s sweater. Rachel is no exception, even though her boyfriend here is Ross.

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Season 2, Episode 7

There’s that lovely Cheongsam again!

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Season 2, Episode 2

The diner waitress look in pink.

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Season 2, Episode 13

Another one of Rachel’s cutest and most recognizable lounge outfits.

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Season 2, Episode 23

Rachel definitely pulls off a “My daddy has a house in the Hampton’s look” in this patterned dress.

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Season 2, Episode 11

Remember when “Asian” was a style and no-one worried about it? Rachel’s Cheongsam top looks great, and even more so that her outfit matches her mothers.

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Season 2, Episode 19

Even at work Rachel looked cute. Note: cute aprons still holding it together.

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Season 2, Episode 1

There’s something about this weird suede skirt with cut-outs around the waist that I find irresistible.

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Season 2, Episode 15

This outfit is very “yoga instructor” but the tight cropped top and wide legged pants give Rachel’s body a lovely shape. Sorry, that’s a pervy thing to say, but there it is.

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Season 2, Episode 9

Another awesome casual sweater from Rachel.

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Season 2, Episode 10

This outfit isn’t higher only because she’s wearing it with knee-high socks, but mini overall dresses are so hot right now.

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Season 2, Episode 10

One of Rachel’s best lounge outfits is this plaid pants and “Girls” t-shirt. Want to recreate.

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Season 2, Episode 18

Rachel always kills it in red.

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Season 2, Episode 3

Again, summer in Brooklyn, right?

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Season 2, Episode 14

I know you think this dress looks stupid but you also know Rachel was the best dressed girl at prom so…

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Season 2, Episode 9

In theory, this sweater is probably hideous, but in practice, it’s the cutest thing ever. This sweater is the opposite of communism.

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Season 2, Episode 20

I mean, she could be any cute waitress in Williamsburg today, right?

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Season 2, Episode 11

One of my favorite necklines is this shoulder cut-out halter style, and Rachel’s dress for Carol and Susan’s wedding is just perfect.

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Season 2, Episode 23

Simple black with floral, it’s a relief to see Season 2 Rachel in more flattering silhouettes.

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Season 2, Episode 1

Rachel went through a brief “truck stop diner waitress” phase in Season 2 and it was divine…

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Season 2, Episode 2

… She basically wore the hell out of name-tag shirts.

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Season 2, Episode 15

This top is kind of strange but I love it. It looks like something Opening Ceremony would sell these days for $800.

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Season 2, Episode 10

As Caitlin Moran says, “leopard print is a neutral.” Would wear 100%.

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Season 2, Episode 4

This outfit makes me want to start some kind of petition to bring back those USA sweaters.

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Season 2, Episode 24

Well you wouldn’t go out of your way to wear it, but is there a more memorable Rachel outfit? Her bridesmaids dress for her ex-fiance and ex-best friend’s wedding is one of Rachel’s most hilarious/wonderful/endearing fashion moments, so I’m giving it number one place.

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