The Queens of ’90s Rap Are Our Latest Style Inspiration

Let everyone from Foxy Brown to Lil’ Kim show you how it’s done.

By: Hannah Baxter

If you ever feel like you’re in the middle of a fashion rut, we and our friends at HYPEBAE recommend taking a metaphorical trip back to the ’90s to find some style inspiration. Specifically, the mega-talented women who shaped much of the decade’s rap and R&B scene. Whether it was an epic red carpet moment (like Lil’ Kim’s purple sequined nipple pasty from the 1999 VMAs) or even a signature tattoo (bow down to Eve), the women of the golden age of hip-hop helped redefine fashion innovation for an entire generation.

Head over to HYPEBAE to discover 11 icons who are still influencing modern style almost 30 years later.