Many ’90s trends you don’t have think twice about. Flannels? Duh, we have five already. Ditsy florals? Got ’em in every color. Slipdresses? Cher from Clueless would be jealous of our collection.
But the ’90s jean--AKA the mom jean, that loose-cut, tapered pair that sits higher on your waist--is a flashback that’s a little tougher to commit to. However, with sections of ASOS and Topshop exclusively devoted to the look, as well as runway incarnations from designers like 3.1 Phillip Lim, there’s no time like the present to give it a shot! And we’re here to help.
Our editors test-drove all different kinds of mom jeans and found the very best ways to style them with crop tops, leather jackets, button-ups, and more. So click through the gallery below for proof that ’90s denim silhouettes can work for 2014. Oh, and tell us your favorite way to sport them on Facebook!