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Description: Grungy, flannel shirts from dad's closet worn over concert T-shirts to complete the whole "grunge" ensemble.
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e - July 18, 2007 - Report this comment
in the 90's, flannel shirts with long shirt tails was popular with boys of all ages, girls of all ages, and older women, but not older men. it was also preferred to turn the shirt backwards if it had large areas of writing (or symbols)on it, so the writing would be on the back(unless the large area of writing or large logo was the name brand advertisement of a designer brand such as Tommy Hilfiger
Me. - September 16, 2007 - Report this comment
I wore flannel a lot, one time I was pulled out by the counselor to see if I had enough money for other clothes! But yeah, I never realized they were a fashion. My little fifth-grade mind just knew that my shirts were free, and that that was awesome.
eo - November 21, 2007 - Report this comment
I still have one of my flannels and I still wear it occasionally. The other thing to do was to tie your flannel around your waist. This could be done while wearing a leather jacket if desired.
Lacey - November 25, 2007 - Report this comment
I still wear all the stuff mentioned on here. A little behind the times, am I? No wonder I've never been considered for best dressed at school... Oh well, I am liking it.
abbie - December 06, 2007 - Report this comment
It it is your style, lacey, its just your style. Who cares about being behind the times!
mel - December 16, 2007 - Report this comment
I've been wearing flannels since I was in the 4th grade :) they are the best. Cheap, but they last a long time.
keiko - December 20, 2007 - Report this comment
AHHH! TOTALLY forgot about those plaid flannels, I think I was a little young, but now that I think about it, I did do that.
ainsley - December 28, 2007 - Report this comment
those are totally coming back! I see boys and girls, but mostly boys like hiugh school and junior high age, wearing them all the time! it makes me really happy! :] But i am looking for some 90s clothes to buy for my friend for her birthday. she really wants some for some reason. haha. any suggestions??
Bonnie - January 11, 2008 - Report this comment
I collect Buffalo Plaid flannels, like the ones in the picture. Hehehehe, I love my flannel shirts.
azza - February 25, 2008 - Report this comment
I loved my flannels too! I used to think I was in Alice in Chains or something, because my favourite trick was baggyish torn faded blue jeans, green & black flannel shirt tied around my waist, tight black band t-shirt (I was skinnier then and could pull that off) black leather Bike jacket and a backwards baseball cap. Geez I was a cool looking guy back then, wish I could still do that now! :)
izz - March 16, 2008 - Report this comment
these ROCK! they r soo back now. i have a grey/white/black one with a black hood and it is so cool. get comments all the time. so much on here is hot again its awsome. gotto love the nineties!
Gel - March 20, 2008 - Report this comment
Ive always wanted a flannel shirt even though Im a girl.
bubbles - March 25, 2008 - Report this comment
i would never ever get caught wit a shirt on like that..............lol
Emma - July 03, 2008 - Report this comment
I remember having a TON of these in my basement, but I think my mom donated them. Me wants them back!
Lindsay - October 12, 2008 - Report this comment
HAHA!! ive been buying flannel shirts like crazy lately... im so stuck in the 90s
Ash - November 02, 2008 - Report this comment
Girls look absolutely amazing when they where these. Early 90's "alternative" types, you know what I'm saying.
kevin - November 22, 2008 - Report this comment
eazy e wore flannel
shell - December 03, 2008 - Report this comment
yh the boyz loved them easy wearing clothes, girlz looked better in pink, purple ,baby blues and the reds rocked with a bandana and pig tails yeah that was me x
Erics923 - December 09, 2008 - Report this comment
I wear flannel shirts i nthe winter. They have them for men. I wish they sell the mfor girls now-a-days.
jt62786 - December 09, 2008 - Report this comment
I want to buy some of them.
jade - January 16, 2009 - Report this comment
im a grunge kid so i love wearing flannels they rock
nkotbgurl1990 - January 23, 2009 - Report this comment
i like wearing flannels mixed with diffrent color pants like wear a black chekered flanel with torn green tight pants and black converse it works everythme
Sarah - February 20, 2009 - Report this comment
I still wear flannel. Then again, I'm stuck in the 90's hardcore.
Sven - February 26, 2009 - Report this comment
I also still wear flannel shirts to this day, not because of being stuck in the 90s (okay, maybe a little bit) but most of all because... geez flannel shirts ROCK MY SOCKS, that's why! Also they really go great with my leather jacket when tied around my waist.
star - March 12, 2009 - Report this comment
omg i've been whatching joey lawrence vids like crazy and alot of 90's movie lately ( cause i was mostly a baby in the 90"s lol) and now i'm totally wanting to where big flannel shirts i just cant stand todays fashoin like skinny jeans and to small clothes blah, flannel is where its at for me and grunge for sure
Whitney G - May 13, 2009 - Report this comment
Everyone had one, pearl jam, alice in chains, and everybody! Haha! They are back. I'm stuck in 90's grunge. At work when my ipod plays over the loud speakers everyone says is this 90's day? haha!
Q - May 23, 2009 - Report this comment
Flannel shirts are still worn in Australia all throughout the year! they are awesome!
Mel - July 27, 2009 - Report this comment
To the people who said they are behind the times, don't worry. Flannel and plaid shirts are coming back!
josss - September 20, 2009 - Report this comment
i so wore these with the little one that tied in the front n they shoeed ur belly slightly haha those were the days. Althought they r coming back!
cyntha - September 27, 2009 - Report this comment
right now flannel shirts are in style.
Beth - November 04, 2009 - Report this comment
I am going out friday to buy a freaken flannel shirt now and thats the only shirt im going to wear!! Kurt Cobain is definitely my Idol so-to-speak... I love flannel shirts..I was born when In Utero came out lol...
Marly - November 12, 2009 - Report this comment
I was wearing those to school in the 80's when no one else did. They are comfortable and warm so whether they're the fashion or not I still wear them. It was pretty silly when grunge was hot and the models were wearing them on the runway. When I saw that I thought, it's the beginning of the end...
Meg - November 23, 2009 - Report this comment
UGHH 90's flannel screams kurt cobain! love it.
Jazz - February 27, 2010 - Report this comment
This was all I wore at school in the 90's! Flannel shirts with black pants.
Brandi - April 02, 2010 - Report this comment
Yea, I was born in 96 and I'm a 13 year old girl but I wear flannels with band t-shirts and dark flare jeans, sometimes ripped.... I hate fashion anyway, and I prefer 90s and 70s fashions to today's.
lilly - June 29, 2010 - Report this comment
my parents were both hippies, but also liked grunge music and stuff...they are very open minded...and had nothing against it that i wore flannel shirts and ripped jeans, not to forget my holy skateboard! :D
Jan Griffiths - July 29, 2010 - Report this comment
I have lots of flannels. So warm and soft. Perfect for fall days before you need to break out the winter jacket. Black watch plaid is my favorite.
LadyofRags - September 01, 2010 - Report this comment
*Sigh* There was always something about the boys that wore big flannels that made me drool. Oh how I miss the days when guys were more casual, these days, it takes guy longer to get ready than the girls, lol!
Jeremy - September 08, 2010 - Report this comment
Flannel shirts are back my friends. Especially big in hip hop culture. I used to wear them and will probably get some more come winter.
Paul - September 24, 2010 - Report this comment
Scew Hip Hop/Rap culture! Flannel Shirts belong to the Grunge/Alt Rock '90s culture! I still wear mine and still buy them. I admit, I'm stuck in the '90s, still listening to Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Alice in Chain, Stone temple Pilots, Hole, Screamming Trees and many more. That's were flannel belongs. Forever Grunge!
Nostalgia - October 05, 2010 - Report this comment
Born in 95' I truly missed this time. the 00's pissed me off. my memories of the nineties are better then the ones i got from the 00's. i realized about 4 years ago that 90s were the best. which is why i wear my flannels, jeans, waffle shirts, and adjustable flat rims. i wanna go back and be born in 95 to live my glory days in the 90s!!!!
Flybye - October 13, 2010 - Report this comment
I think that the lameness of fashion in the 00's proved that the 90's were that last great decade. And I noticed flannel shirts are back in style! I practically lived in just two or three flannels back in the day.
Someguyfrom91 - December 05, 2010 - Report this comment
Been sportin the plaids since toddler life. Can't live without em!!! ANd yes they are definitely back in style. NEVER FORGET YOUR ROOTS :)
90s girl - March 03, 2011 - Report this comment
I remember I even bought a flannel at abercrombie & fitch in 1995/6. It was a cool brown one -- very Cobain.
cara - May 12, 2011 - Report this comment
flannel shirts are yuk! i think jeggings are cool! (leggings that look like jeans, they are really compfy!!)
Doc - October 19, 2011 - Report this comment
A very sad and forgettable era in style and music. The sludge that came from Seattle and their goofy clothes were a joke. Good riddance.
jessy boy - September 15, 2012 - Report this comment
I still very much dress grungy. The flannels with ripped faded blue jeans and. Converse all stars.
Niki g - October 09, 2012 - Report this comment
Plaid flannel unbuttoned, straight leg jeans with rips in them, with the sexy black doc martens :) can't wait for December decades day in my school senior year, going back to the 90s
Nagatha - May 01, 2014 - Report this comment
Their coming back. and now fgfirls wear them. My finace wears them like in the winter and early to mid late apring
Dane - December 12, 2014 - Report this comment
1994 with shorts. 20 years later back in style with jeans and cowboy boots.
Naevius - August 07, 2015 - Report this comment
Actually I have been a turtleneck guy from my childhood. But one day I found out that it turns me on to see other guys wearing a turtleneck under a button-up shirt. So I enjoyed the 90's when it became fashionable to wear flannel shirts over turtlenecks. 20 years later it's still one of my favorite winter looks: A white (or off-white) turtleneck, and over that a plaid flannel shirt tucked into corduroy jeans, with just the top button unfastened, but sometimes I hide the turtleneck by buttoning the flannel shirt all the way up.
Tweedle3 - October 06, 2015 - Report this comment
Ugh! I miss my Flannel shirt sooo much! I drove my mother nuts by wearing it everywhere. She finally threw it out on me when she realized the full sleeve had become a 3/4 sleeve. That thing was so damn soft and I have yet to find one that I like since.
Eleanor - March 02, 2016 - Report this comment
My Finace love these he wears them October through late May but I wear the short sleeve flannels
Poppy - May 06, 2018 - Report this comment
I use to have a ton of them

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