Friends has six characters, and almost every element of the show is shared by them. ‘90s fashion was represented. Yes Rachel’s slip dresses and Phoebe’s chokers were emblematic of the decade, but the guys held their own when it comes to nineties styles, too.
Seriously, if you can get past the overalls and Canadian tuxedos that Monica, Rachel, and Phoebe wore with ease, you’ll find the male characters were also masters of ‘90s dressing. Ross, Chandler, and Joey wore some of the most iconic trends of the decade — and they don’You won’t get the same credit as the women for popularizing them.
Between Joey’s affinity for turtlenecks and Dad jeans, Chandler’s sweater vests and layered looks, and Ross’ love of V-neck sweaters and leather pants, the show brought all the best of ‘90s mens style to the screen.
The greatest part? So many of the trends they embraced on the show are coming back — and they are gender inclusive. Pair a baggier version of Ross’ famous leather pants with a knit crop top; Chandler’s sweater vest over a baby tee; or Joey’s turtleneck with a slip dress; and you’ll be perfectly on-trend today.
You can find the best for guys in everything from layered tees to dad jeans to V necks and leather looks. outfitsFriends ahead
Chandler’s Layered Tees
Why wear just one top when you could wear multiples? Chandler wore this off-duty style on a regular basis throughout the year. ‘90s, layering long-sleeves under short, tees under button-downs, and more.
A sweater can make the layers underneath look completely unnatural. With a sweater vest? Your cool denim button down is still visible for all the world to see.
Joey’s Leather Blazer
Joey was a huge admirer of the leather jacket through the Friends’ 10-year tenure. However, it was the early, in the mid-2000s, that Joey really loved.‘90s, that he grabbed the bull by its horns and tried out the leather blazer look.
One of the most important “dressed-up”The latest trends ‘90s was a turtleneck — and Joey was a devoted fan of the look. With a pair of slim straight-leg jeans, the top struck the perfect balance, more dressed-up than a T-shirt but not as stuffy as a button-down shirt.
One of the most memorable Friends episodes was the one in which Ross wore tight leather pants on a date. You know what happens next. Although the leather pants were funny for the awkward 20 something, they were also a source of comedy. ‘90s trend that others wore on the regular throughout the decade.
Ross loved a ‘90s look that showed off his arms and chest. So, he wore thin-knit sweaters with a slight V-neck with everything from khakis to suit pants, sweats to jeans.
Chandler’s Jeans & T-Shirt Look
Although it is still a favorite look, Chandler loved the look. ‘90s favorite of a classic white T-shirt tucked into a pair of “dad” jeans.
Graphic tees were huge ‘90s trend that even Ross got into, even if his most iconic one was his vintage “Frankie Says Relax” top that didn’he no longer fits.
Joey’s Button-Down Shirts & Activewear Bottoms
You can’t talk about Joey’s best looks without acknowledging the time that he put on all of Chandler’s clothing. Though it’s not a look he would exactly wear out in public, it puts on display every single ‘90sYou can find every pair of joggers and shorts with a plaid button-down, as well as a pair of shorts and athletic shorts.