What We're Wearing

'90s Style

'90s menswear style inspiration in Polo Sport
'90s menswear style inspiration in Polo Sport

What We're Wearing

'90s Style

There's a lot of bold,
optimistic energy in these pieces

For some time now, '90s style—with its bright colors, bold graphics and big sportswear silhouettes—has been gaining steam. This summer, it's still going strong, and we're not mad at it. Because it's a trend you can easily dip your toe into without going overboard. It can be as subtle as throwing on a pair of silky Umbro shorts with a T-shirt or easygoing button-down. Or it can be as bold as a neon pair of kicks or colorblocked sweatshirt. Just look at Polo Sport, Ralph Lauren's athletic offshoot that deftly mixed sportswear with denim and became a status symbol with a cult-like following. The brand just relaunched with two capsule collections that are a mix of archival reissues and updated pieces that have been tweaked for 2019. We're mixing an item or two from the new collection with a few other throwback staples for a summer look with plenty of '90s energy (that doesn't look like a costume).

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Your New '90s Kit

Polo Sport Technical Logo Vest

Technical logo vest,
$300 by Polo Sport

Saturdays NYC Long Sleeve Polo Shirt

Long sleeve polo shirt,
$140 by Saturdays NYC

Stussy International Graphic T-Shirt

International graphic T-shirt,
$36 by Stüssy

Umbro Checkerboard Shorts

Checkerboard shorts,
$22.99 by Umbro

Aime Leon Dore Quarter Zip Sweatshirt

Quarter zip sweatshirt,
$305 by Aimé Leon Dore

Oakley Holbrook Sunglasses

Holbrook sunglasses,
$153 by Oakley

Nike Air Skylon II Sneakers

Air Skylon II sneakers,
$100 / $70 by Nike

Your New '90s Kit

Men's '90s outfit inspiration

Technical logo vest,
$300 by Polo Sport

 

International graphic T-shirt,
$36 by Stüssy

 
 

Holbrook sunglasses,
$153 by Oakley

Quarter zip sweatshirt,
$305 by Aimé Leon Dore

 

Checkerboard shorts,
$22.99 by Umbro

 

Long sleeve polo shirt,
$140 by Saturdays NYC

 
 

Air Skylon II sneakers,
$100 / $70 by Nike

FYI

The inspiration for the inaugural Polo Sport, according Ralph Lauren, was historical track-and-field iconography, vintage athlete uniforms and Olympic posters from the 1930s.

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