5 Home Trends from the 90s That Are Back—For Good

The 1990’s are having a moment—both in fashion and interiors. And while some former home décor fads from the decade have popped back up and quickly disappeared, others seem to be here to stay.

To prove our point, we rounded up a handful home trends from the 90’s that are making a comeback—for good. From velvet drapes to jewel-toned walls, here are five décor looks from the nineties that continue to persevere.

1. Velvet Window Treatments

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Super popular in the 1990s, velvet drapes and shades are currently all the rage in interior design. Luxe yet effortlessly cool, velvet window treatments, especially ones in bright hues like blue and teal, make a chic (and contemporary) statement in just about any style of space.

2. Jewel Tones

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No home in the 1990s was complete without at least one jewel-toned room—and the same could be said for modern interiors. Not only did Pantone just name Classic Blue the official hue of 2020, jewel-toned walls, window treatments, and décor accents are making a major comeback in present-day spaces—particularly ones with a more maximalist-minded aesthetic.

3. Floral Prints

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Colorful, eclectic, and a little French Country, floral prints—think Laura Ashley bedding and flowery wallpapers—were all the rage in the 1990s. However, thanks to their romantic, vintage-inspired appeal, floral prints are popping up in trendy interiors today. So, whether it’s a throw pillow or a full-blown comforter set, you can rest assured that your floral-printed décor items are as timeless as they are pretty.

4. Natural Woven Furniture

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If you thought wicker and rattan furniture was reserved for the 1990s, then it’s time to think again. Brimming with texture, natural materials, and organic appeal, wicker and rattan woven chairs, ottomans, side tables, and so on remain a goofproof way to bring some bohemian vibes into your home.

5. Boho Décor Accents

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Long beloved by design enthusiasts for a reason, boho-style spaces—aka ones teeming with organic elements, earth toned colors, and good vibes—made waves in the 1990s and never really went away. Today, you can forge a more sophisticated boho scheme by incorporating bohemian-style décor accents, like sheer Barn & Willow drapes, houseplants, and woven furnishings, throughout your home.



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