It’s one of the most iconic looks of the the ’90s: we’re talking about Cher (played by Alicia Silverstone)’s yellow plaid Dolce & Gabbana suit from Clueless. The fictional Beverly Hills teen dons the two piece ensemble with over-the-knee white socks during a scene with on-screen BFF Dionne (Stacey Dash). “It’s like taking the uniform and twisting it,” costume designer Mona May said of the look back in 2015 — 20 years after the movie debuted. “What would Cher do with a Catholic school girl uniform? Take it to another level,” she explained of her choice.
The fashion moment has remained in the pop culture zeitgeist ever since, with celebrities like Vanessa Hudgens, Hilary Duff and Kris Jenner channeling the look over the years (not to mention inspiring Iggy Azalea‘s “Fancy” video). Even men like Harry Styles have taken a page from Cher Horowitz’s wardrobe with his yellow plaid Grammys jacket. Take a look at celebs inspired by the unforgettable character of Cher right here!
The British pop star is well known for his gender fluid and stylishly eccentric fashion choices. For the Grammy Awards on Mar. 14, 2021, Harry wore a short and green plaid jacket that was total Clueless inspo. The rest of his outfit was mismatched yet totally chic, as the 27-year-old donned a V-neck rose colored knit sweater with brown and gold horizontal stripes and burgundy velvet pants. For extra panache, Harry added a purple furry boa around his neck. Cher would so approve of that. The jacket was good luck, as Harry took home the Grammy for Pop Solo Performance for his number one hit “Watermelon Sugar,” his very first Grammy win!
Vanessa, 32, was having a major ’90s moment on March 3, 2021. The High School Musical alum sported bright yellow plaid pants and black crop top as she visited a senior’s home with her mom Gina Guangco. Vanessa kept the throwback vibes going with her double braid hair style, a yellow Petals and Peacocks bucket hat ($28) and a pair of on-trend combat boots. She and BFF GG Magree posed for an impromptu outdoor photo shoot to show off their throwback ensembles, sharing the Vince Rossi snaps to their Instagram pages.
Hilary Duff, 33, had her own Cher-inspired moment wearing a yellow, plaid button-up shirt. The Lizzie McGuire actress, who at the time had just welcomed baby girl Banks Violet with partner Matthew Koma, was spotted in the look on Dec. 1, 2018 while leaving a Studio City area Target store. She held her son Luca‘s hand as they made their way through the parking lot, also showing off her black skinny jeans, Gucci’s quilted leather bag ($1,200) and gold bracelets.
Kris Jenner, 64, likely saw Clueless a number of times thanks to daughters Kim Kardashian, 40, and Kourtney Kardashian, 41, who would have been teenagers back in ’95. The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star implemented the yellow plaid look with a signature blazer by Italian designer by Sara Battaglia. She stepped out in the single-breasted cape jacket while shooting her E! reality series in Sherman Oaks, California on November 30, 2018. The self-proclaimed ‘mom-ager’ paired the eye-catching piece with a fitted pair of leather leggings, boots, a black Fendi bag and oversized black sunglasses.
Emily Ratajkowski, 29, is always a trail blazer when it comes to fashion trends. The Inamorata designer went head-to-toe yellow plaid for dinner back on Dec. 3, 2017, giving us all the “Cher” vibes. She rocked the strapless “Lucy” top and cropped “Morgan” pant by designer Miaou for the night out, accessorizing with a The Kooples “Iconic Emily Mini Bag” and Stuart Weitzman’s signature “Nudist” sandals. She also added a pair of celeb-fave Jennifer Fisher earrings to complete her sexy look!
Gigi Hadid, 25, paid homage to her birth year with this one. The super model is a 1995 baby, just like the Amy Heckerling directed Clueless! She wore a yellow plaid jacket by Storets when she touched down in Tokyo, Japan back on Nov. 13, 2018 ahead of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Gigi looked cozy and relaxed as she made her way through the airport after a long haul flight, also rocking a pair of black Vector leggings, a Reebok t-shirt, white sneakers and a white handbag. She held onto a bouquet of flowers as she strolled through the building, happy smiling for fans despite the unavoidable jet lag!
Dove Cameron, 25, had her own on-stage Cher moment in 2018’s Clueless musical when she brought the beloved character to the stage! The show played at New York City’s Pershing Square Signature Center from Dec. 2018 through Jan. 2019 — but ahead of the highly anticipated debut, she gave fans a little sneak peek! The blonde posted a photo of herself wearing a identical replica of Cher’s yellow plaid mini skirt and matching blazer, and looked just like Alicia back in 1995.