Cast of Empire Records in 1995.


Private Icon: Empire Records

Cropped sweaters for everyone!

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Empire Records may have taken place over the course of a single day, but many still look back on the film for its iconic mid-'90s style. Stars Liv Tyler and Renée Zellweger captured the era's aesthetic of music-obsessed youths with just one statement-making look. Check out the 1995 film's memorable fashion ahead.

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It doesn't get more mid-'90s than Liv Tyler's cropped fuzzy sweater paired with a pleated mini skirt.

Kitten Sweater
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A very similar cropped sweater with bell sleeves to boot.

A light blue version that Liv Tyler circa 1995 would love.

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Tell us this wasn't inspired by the film.

A pleated blue mini skirt with buckle details to up the rock 'n' roll factor.

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Renée Zellweger's style as Gina, complete with a cropped cardigan and mini skirt, is truly timeless.

The metal snaps on this cropped ribbed cardigan give it an extra '90s feel.


A simple cropped cardi that will complement any body type.

Silky, flowy, and perfect to dance in.

The Valley A-Line Skirt
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A great option to wear while singing "Sugar High."

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Bonus look: A.J.'s checkered sweater.

The modern-day Marc Jacobs interpretation of the '90s checked sweater.

A spiced-up version with sequin and beaded embroidery.

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