the nineties

On Friday 10th February, it will be exactly twenty years since Blur released their eponymous fifth album - a record that
I am standing in the new Nineties section at the Frieze Art Fair, making a beeline for the Anthony Reynolds stand for Richard
You're beyond excited that Nineties fashion is 'in' again and discover there is the wardrobe of a Shoreditch hipster stashed in your loft. You knew one day you'd be glad you hung on to that satin slip dress from Snob and those Dr Marten's cherry reds.
When Hadley Freeman, wordsmith at the end of the 'Ask Hadley' series on the Guardian, described the recent comeback of the 90s in fashion as an 'apocalypse', I was expecting to me met with exactly this. I was ready to be put in my place about the 90s hype that has been taking back over our wardrobes. Nope.
Ska punk was big in the nineties. Huge, even. And now, with the fashion world firmly focusing on the revival of dungarees
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To paraphrase Robin Williams: if you can remember the Nineties, you probably were there. With a Game Boy in one hand, a Tamagotchi
Take the internet. As we surf a medium which has no CEO or proprietor, is chaotic and infuriating and yet gathers the world's knowledge for no better reason than that it can be gathered, we seldom stop to wonder how different things might have been.