Happy 20th Anniversary to Clueless

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In new-ways-to-feel-old news: Clueless came out 20 years ago in 1995. I was eight and this was on constant rotation with Toy Story and Pocahontas. Luckily for my parents, I was too oblivious to understand any references, like whatever

This cult ‘90s movie made a lasting impression, inspiring terrifying fashion trends and launching a brand new vocabulary to the chagrin of English teachers everywhere, they were like, totally buggin’. 

Clueless continues to inspire today from Iggy Azalea’s Fancy video

to a resurgence of updated ‘90s fashion in the collections of Alexander Wang, Roberto Cavalli, Saint Laurent, and Maison Margiela. 

What has really merged itself into the hearts and minds of our culture, however is the unforgettable vocabulary of Cher and the gang. We’ve merged the now classic lines of Clueless with some classic works of art.


Gabrielle d'Estrées and One of Her Sisters at the Louvre Museum


The Treachery of Images by René Magritte at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art


A Tale from the Decameron by John William Waterhouse at the Lady Lever Art Gallery


Duchess de Polignac by Louise Vigée Le Brun at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art


One Nation, Indivisible by Dorothea Lange at the Oakland Museum of California


David by Donatello at the Bargello National Museum


The Glutton at the Moulin Rouge by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec at the Museum of Modern Art

And the most important piece of wisdom that Cher Horowitz has bestowed upon us is to NEVER compare yourself to a Monet


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