We've been channeling the '80s and '90s for quite a few seasons now, but after trends from the early 2000s came back into our lives, our throwback fashion fervor has become somewhat of an obsession. "I like this because it reminds me of that . . . " I constantly find myself saying to friends when discussing my style, filling in the blanks with different items every time. Two years ago, you couldn't beg me to wear a butterfly, but suddenly I'm collecting tanks with yin-yang symbols and searching for my old butterfly clips to complete the look.
The rest of the POPSUGAR editors are on board - they're all in my boat. Whether it's an oversize pouch that reminds us of a different decade or a pant silhouette that takes us back to an old photo of mom in her high school days, all we want to do is shop pieces that have nostalgic roots. It seems like designers have every intention of providing us with collections that will help us get our fill. Ralph Lauren just came out with a Friends-inspired range, and LA based label Iamkoko was basically founded on the idea of reworking old treasures. Keep reading to find out why you simply can't go wrong when you join the nostalgia club.