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10 Times 90s Bollywood Made Great Fashion Choices Onscreen

The 90s are largely known as a time when questionable fashion choices in Bollywood films were the norm. It was hard to find a look you could replicate in real life, even for a costume party. This is probably the reason that the good fashion moments in films from that decade were so rare and such a huge deal. So, we decided to do some digging, and find the outfits we love the most. 

Check them out below.

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

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Kajol's best fashion moments happened in this movie, but this particular outfit really outdid them all. It's something one can still wear and look stylish, especially owing to its Kim Kardashian-esque cropped top and bodycon skirt-style silhouette. We love!

 Dil Toh Pagal Hai

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Karisma Kapoor in this slinky and shimmery charcoal-grey slip dress was the one time Bollywood truly was in trend.

Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

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Archana Puran Singh's pretty pastel suit with a bodycon dress underneath, was a sexy take on classic formalwear. The graceful pearls made the outfit even more girly, amid a sea of garish sportswear and ghastly lehengas in the rest of the movie.

Biwi No. 1

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While Biwi No. 1 may have been a ridiculous movie, Sushmita Sen's goddess-like ability to rock every outfit made it a very visually pleasing film to watch. This look is a classic 90s combo of matching separates with knee-high boots.

Ishq

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Kajol's lime green bodycon dress and Juhi Chawla's black cropped top and flowy miniskirt combo made for quite the fashion moment in this song.

Dulhe Raja

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Barring the odd 90s eyewear, the hair and makeup along with the glamour and sheen of this high-necked bodycon maxi dress on Raveena Tandon are droolworthy. Styled differently, with a dash of red lipstick, and a sleek hairdo, it would be the stuff of dreams.

Ghulam

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Rani's cute tennis-outfit style dress was a sweet and casual take on off-duty dressing that one can still replicate in real life.

Bade Miyan Chote Miyan

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Madhuri Dixit's great fashion moments are normally confined to ethnic clothes. But this outfit was something we totally loved, owing to the fact that it is a trend which is very much back now. Don't be surprised if you see Kylie or Gigi in something similar very soon!

Jeans

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Aishwarya Rai is beautiful always, but in this black gown, she is even more stunning. Glamorous and fit for a Miss World, it was one of the best black gowns Indian cinema has seen on screen.

Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

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Way before Kareena's famous pink lehenga, came Aishwarya Rai's iconic and dreamy shell-pink outfit, inspiring many wedding outfit ideas for Indian brides and bridesmaids.

What is your favourite 90s fashion moment from the silver screen?

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