The Nineti25 - features held over from the late'80s...

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The Nineties Pogs! Anyone Remember Pogs? ? Originally the bottle caps from bottles of pineapple-orange-guava juice, they quickly became little decorated cardboard disks that were used to play some kind of game. For about six months in 1993, they were bloody ubiquitous . The Star Trek franchise was at its zenith with three almost concurrent series in that decade, not to mention the feature films. However, viable TV competitors to Trek's Space Opera monopoly finally arose with the ambitious Babylon 5 and the amazingly enduring Stargate SG-1 . Fashion: Nowadays, '90s fashion is often shown as indistinguishable from the Turn of the Millennium . While there were some stylistic similarities due to proximity of time (urban wear in particular has seen little change since the days of N.W.A. ), in some respects the styles were vastly different. o That is, if you're thinking of late '90s fashion. Mid-'90s fashion had a definite "grunge" look to it, and early '90s fashion included many
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Unformatted text preview: features held over from the late '80s. Bright "pop" colors were very much au courant , with aquamarine sported by many boys and hot pink a favorite of girls (and, to a lesser degree, boys too ). • Leather pants were popular, for men and women, especially in the club scene in the mid-90's and everywhere else in the late 90's. Buffy, boy bands, and Ricky Martin were some of the biggest reasons. Black was the most common color, but brown, red and other colors weren't unheard of. • Stores like the Gap and Old Navy cornered the clothing market. The Gap especially hit a chord with their ad campaign, which was mostly good-looking people wearing their clothes while singing pop songs and looking bored out of their minds. Towards the end of the decade, they began losing their momentum in the youth market to Abercrombie and Fitch, Aeropostale, and Banana Republic....
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course AMH AMH2010 taught by Professor Pietrzak during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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