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Clothing you wore in your childhood that’s still cool now

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Jamie Carson
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The nineties was a simpler time. No social media, no recession, no Keeping Up With The Kardashians. We also weren't so self-aware about our style; we wore things we thought looked cool, not because it was an ironic statement for hipster purposes (plus our mums bought it, which was pretty sweet).

We're calling for a return to the era that brought us Oasis and Turkey Twizzlers, starting off with bringing back the fashion...

  • Clothing you wore in your childhood that's still cool now

    Nike Windrunner jacket

    Wear to: a cold, damp park in winter with a bottle of MD 20/20 poking out of the pockets.

    £65

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    adidas ROM trainers

    Wear to: a disco at your local social club with a decent floor that allows good knee skidding.

    £65

  • Clothing you wore in your childhood that's still cool now 2

    NY baseball cap

    Wear to: a school trip to a theme park with questionable health and safety issues.

    £13

  • Clothing you wore in your childhood that's still cool now 3

    Fred Perry track jacket

    Wear to: a first date to the cinema and Pizza Hut.

    £75

  • Clothing you wore in your childhood that's still cool now 4

    Asics Gel Lyte III suede trainers

    Wear to: around the house because they're so white your mum doesn't trust you to go out in them.

    £89

  • Clothing you wore in your childhood that's still cool now 5

    Umbro shorts

    Wear to: football training, where you'll get such bad grass stains your mother will cry.

    £17.50

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    adidas Originals joggers

    Wear to: an extremely competitive five-a-side football game.

    £34.99

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    Gola Bullet suede trainers

    Wear to: your nan's house for Sunday dinner.

    £54.99

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    Oversized denim jacket

    Wear to: meeting your mates outside Woolworths on a Saturday.

    £35

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    Hey Arnold t-shirt

    Wear to: downstairs in your house to watch cartoons from 6am.

    £7

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    Lonsdale Camden trainers

    Wear to: the sports centre on a Saturday morning to play table tennis.

    £20

  • Clothing you wore in your childhood that's still cool now 11

    Jansport

    Wear to: a camping trip... in your back garden.

    $64

  • Clothing you wore in your childhood that's still cool now 12

    Ellesse leather and mesh trainers

    Wear to: a grimey pub that accepts fake ID.

    £25

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    Ben Sherman polo top

    Wear to: school picture day.

    £40

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    LED hi top trainers

    Wear to: everywhere. Light up trainers are everything.

    £119

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    adidas Originals t-shirt

    Wear to: a birthday party that you're just going to for the goodie bag.

    £25

  • Clothing you wore in your childhood that's still cool now 16

    Wallet chain

    Wear to: your first concert so you don't lose your pocket money in the pit.

    £7.99

  • Clothing you wore in your childhood that's still cool now 17

    Dungarees

    Wear to: Ant & Dec's SMTV Live show.

    £25

  • Clothing you wore in your childhood that's still cool now 18

    1998 England World Cup shirt

    Wear to: 1998 World Cup. May require some time travelling.

    £28.45

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    Space Jam sweatshirt

    Wear to: jump people's back gardens in.

    £27.64

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When he’s not pretending to be on the front of an album cover, Online Style Writer Jamie Carson can probably be found criticising your fashion credentials. Follow Jamie on Twitter @_jamie89

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