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5 Ways To Tell If You Were A Really Chic 90s Teen

Written by Elizabeth Mitchell

It wasn’t always easy being cool in the 90s, but someone had to do it.

Oh middle school! It was a super awkward few years of trying to fit in, getting boobs and starting your period for the very first time. It was also a shining moment in high fashion where all the cool kids rocked Abercrombie & Fitch graphic tees and Hollister ripped jeans. Aside from that though, here are 5 ways to tell if you were a really chic 90s teen too:

1. You made a sh*t ton of boondoggles in neon colors and sported them on your backpack along with your koosh ball keychain, and like, a billion others.

2. You had a notebook decorated with awesome pics from magazines like Seventeen that you used for passing notes back and forth during class with all your BFFs.

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3. You went on a trip to the Bahamas and obvy came back with hair like this:

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4. Your go-to accessory was a hemp shell choker necklace, and you had a bracelet and ankle bracelet to match.

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5. You wore your Jansport backpack on one shoulder even though it weighed like 50 pounds and gave you Scoliosis later in life.

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About the author

Elizabeth Mitchell

Born and raised in NC, Liz attended college at NYU before making the move to the City of Angels where she currently resides. She has an uncanny love for all things neon, prefers regular to diet and secretly wishes she were a hipster because it’d be ironic. Follow her on twitter at your own risk: @emitchell456

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