"Clueless" Turns 18: How to Dress Like Cher HorowitzMichelle Horton
In the voice of Cher Horowitz: “Old
people movies can be so sweet.”
And Clueless? Clueless is officially an old movie. 18 years old, to be exact.
It Clueless were a person, it would be a legal adult — which means we can use words like “retro” and “vintage” to reference the iconic fashion and quotes from the cult-classic 90s hit.
If you’re feeling a bit nostalgic for the plaid mini skirts and fur-topped pens, here are 20+ ways to recreate your favorite Clueless fashions — whether you’re a Cher, Dionne, or Tai. And to bring back the feel of the movie, we’ve included some of the most iconic Clueless quotes…
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Take a look at some style recreations from the most iconic fashion movie of the 90s. Read on to dress like Cher, Dionne, and Tai...
UNIF The As If Top 2 of 23
Cher: Lucy! Where's my white collarless shirt from Fred Segal? It's my most capable looking outfit!
90s Black Patent Mini Backpack 3 of 23
Mel: So, what did you do in school today?
â€¨Cher: Well, I broke in my purple clogs.
90s Clueless Yellow GAP Dress 4 of 23
Cher: So okay, I don't want to be a traitor to my generation and all but I don't get how guys dress today. I mean, come on, it looks like they just fell out of bed and put on some baggy pants and take their greasy hair (eww!) and cover it up with a backwards cap and like, we're expected to swoon? I don't think so.
Argyle-Print Mini Skirt 5 of 23
Josh: You look like Pippi Longstocking.
Cher: Well you look like Forrest Gump. Who's Pippi Longstocking?
Josh: Someone Mel Gibson never played.
Over-the-Knee Socks 6 of 23
Mel: Do you know what time it is?
Cher: A watch doesn't really go with this outfit, daddy.
Feather Pen 7 of 23
Cher: "AS IF!"
Mary Jane Block Heel Pump Shoes 8 of 23
Cher: You see how picky I am about my shoes and they only go on my feet.
Faux Fur Cardigan 9 of 23
Dionne: Dude, what's wrong you suffering from buyers remorse or something? â€¨
Cher: God no, nothing like that.
Party in the Valley 10 of 23
Cher: Oh, no. You don't understand, this is an AlaÃ¯a.
Robber: An a-what-a?
Cher: It's like a totally important designer.
Gabriella Rocha Ginger Shoes 11 of 23
Cher: Looks like we're gonna have to make a cameo at the Val party.
90s Black Sheer Blouse 12 of 23
(Recreate Cher's look by layering a white tank top underneath and adding some Madonna-esque cross jewelry.)
Vintage Black Wool Beret 13 of 23
Cher: Excuse me, but I have donated many expensive Italian outfits to Lucy, and as soon I get my license, I fully intend to brake for animals, and I have contributed many hours to helping two lonely teachers find romance.
First Date with Christian 14 of 23
Mel: What the hell is that?
Cher: A dress.
Mel: Says who?
Cher: Calvin Klein!
American Apparel, $24
Front-Snap Mini Skirt 15 of 23
Dionne: Hello? There was a stop sign.
Cher: I totally paused.
The Outnet, $132.50
DIONNE: Cropped Preppy Stretchy Tee 16 of 23
Cher: This is where Dionne lives. She's my friend because we both know what it's like for people to be jealous of us.
DIONNE: 90s Clueless Platform Shoes 17 of 23
Josh: Hey, James Bond, in America we drive on the right side of the road.
Cher: I am. You try driving in platforms.
DIONNE: Her Freeway Hat 18 of 23
Cher: Dionne and I were both named after famous singers of the past, who now do infomercials.
DIONNE: Leopard Print Faux Fur Hat 19 of 23
Cher: Been shopping with Dr. Suess?
Dionne: Well at least I wouldn't skin a collie to make my back pack.
Cher: It's faux.
Detachable Collar Choker 20 of 23
Dionne: So check it.
TAI: Post-Makeover Heart Sweater 21 of 23
Dionne: "Cher's main thrill in life is a makeover, it gives her a sense of control in a world full of chaos."
TAI: Rollin’ With the Homies Jacket 22 of 23
Cher: If it's a concussion, you have to keep her conscious, okay? Ask her questions.
Elton: What's seven times seven?
Cher: Stuff she knows.
TAI: Fall-Down-the-Stairs Shoes 23 of 23
Tai: "Now all night long I'm gonna be known as that girl who fell on her butt."