The Shoe Style Celebrities Never Wore in the '90s

Since everyone is obsessed with what celebrities wore in the '90s, we're diligently stalking old images of celebs from that decade on a daily basis. In doing so, we make many observations, some of which are realizations about what they weren't wearing. Our latest observation is about the shoe style that they avoided, and it happens to be the most popular one of the decade we're currently in: sneakers.

Save for a few exceptions (usually in the form of Kate Moss), it was pretty blatant that celebrities were not into the streetwear look 20 years ago. But they were very into many of the other shoe trends that everyone is wearing today, as history is routinely repeating itself.

Keep on scrolling to see and shop the seven main shoe trends that celebrities like Sarah Jessica Parker, Halle Berry, and Anna Wintour were wearing instead of sneakers in the '90s.

The Trend: Strappy Sandals

Strappy sandals are the key to the chic '90s minimalist vibe that's so relevant in 2018.

Halle Berry in the '90s


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Halle Berry in 1997.

The Trend: Platforms

As polarizing as they may be, there's no denying that platforms were one of the top trends in the '90s, and Gwyneth Paltrow proves that it's fully possible to look chic in them.

Gwyneth Paltrow in the '90s


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Gwyneth Paltrow in 1995.

The Trend: Kitten Heels

Kitten heels are once again mainstream, and we have '90s Anna Wintour to (partially) thank for that.

Anna Wintour shoes


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Anna Wintour in 1999.

The Trend: Simple Boots

Boot trends have undoubtedly evolved since the '90s, when simple and chic was always the name of the game.

Kate Moss '90s style


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Kate Moss in 1994.

The Trend: Wedge Heels

If Sarah Jessica Parker in the '90s doesn't actually make you want to wear wedges, we don't know who or what will.

Sarah Jessica Parker in the '90s


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Sarah Jessica Parker in 1995.

The Trend: Mary Janes

Mary Janes were celebrities' go-to flats style in the '90s, and Liv Tyler effortlessly proves how sweet they can be.

Liv Tyler '90s style


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Liv Tyler in 1997.

The Trend: Classic Pumps

Proving that pumps never have and never will go out of style, Naomi Campbell was one of the many '90s It girls who wore them on repeat.

Naomi Campbell '90s style


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Naomi Campbell in 1995.

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