I Dressed Like It Was 1997

  • Published on Aug 28, 2017
  • I styled 3 outfits inspired by the popular fashions of twenty years ago! From Rachel Green from Friends, to Natalie Imbruglia and Sporty Spice of the Spice Girls, I had a great time pretending it was 1997 and letting my inner 90s child shine through. Let me know what you think of my ~lookbook~ and if you want to see more of these!
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  • Safiya Nygaard
    Safiya Nygaard  Year ago +9002

    Hello bbs! I finally finished the 1997 video, lol! What do you guys want to see next? I honestly want to do every year of the 90s now... can't wait for '98 and the arrival of Britney/Xtina/dueling pop stars. Which outfit was your fave?

  • Empty Space
    Empty Space 9 hours ago

    i find it so funny that literally every piece of clothing in this video is basically back in again

  • Kendra
    Kendra 11 hours ago

    My mom says you’re a little off she was 17

  • stella buzby
    stella buzby Day ago

    the outfit modeled after Sporty Spice reminded me of Mike Dirnt for some weird reason.

  • Emma Eriksson
    Emma Eriksson Day ago

    Omg this is so spot on. I owned like every piece from this video back in 97

  • Kara Jayne
    Kara Jayne Day ago

    the fact that she sang the song in front of a fountain made my day

  • Solatice_
    Solatice_ 2 days ago

    it's 2019, and cargo pants are back

  • swarali vlogs
    swarali vlogs 3 days ago

    I want the last black dress! I love the 90’s teen style.

  • Maria
    Maria 3 days ago

    Omg the baggy green pants from the Torn-video is back in style now i 2019

  • wolf Girl 7
    wolf Girl 7 4 days ago

    Their softball sunglasses

  • Claudia Trammell
    Claudia Trammell 5 days ago

    Your just so funny “where’s the radio shack”. Haha

  • Emily Craddock
    Emily Craddock 5 days ago

    Oh my gosh. Friends again. You are great lol.

  • 600th_floor_please
    600th_floor_please 6 days ago

    Saf: i just wanna wear butterfly clips, cargo pants, and just twirl around
    Me *in 2019*: hAvE I gOt nEwS fOr yOu

  • Ine D'hoe
    Ine D'hoe 6 days ago +1

    And only two years later: 'hello, cargo pants'

  • joyous2theworld
    joyous2theworld 6 days ago

    You killed it on the last outfit. Good job

  • Katie L
    Katie L 7 days ago

    The last outfit made you look like Janis Ian from mean girls

  • Zhamilia Zhakypbaeva

    Jungkook bambam yeugeom and cha eun woo we’re born!

  • Panic in brendons fo

    I love how that fashion is coming back and it's getting more and more popular

  • SisterGrimm 0_0
    SisterGrimm 0_0 9 days ago

    I LOVED the first two!!

  • LKx979
    LKx979 10 days ago

    I was only 8 years old in 1997. But I have a few memories of what was cool at the time. I remember teen guys wearing retro style bowling and 'gas station attendant' shirts, chain wallets, baggy cargo shorts, All Star shoes. The Mall Punk style seemed to emerge at this time. Piercings on guys became cool. Spiky bleached hair was cool. I think Junco peaked this year. I remember rust red and any shade of green, especially sage green, being big.

  • Lindsey MAGpie
    Lindsey MAGpie 11 days ago

    I was 2 going on 3 in 1997

  • Lunekoa
    Lunekoa 12 days ago +1

    Update from 2019: The cargo pants are back (mostly high rise tho, but still).

  • juliet B pusheen
    juliet B pusheen 12 days ago

    I learned about dolly in my cloning essay i am in 6th grade

  • hit me
    hit me 13 days ago

    Do 1920's safiya

  • Donna Hernandez
    Donna Hernandez 15 days ago

    Your dream came true cargo pants are in 😹

  • Crystal Stover
    Crystal Stover 15 days ago

    i was a baby in 1997. Born that march. #22yearsago

  • Trashley
    Trashley 15 days ago

    when do we tell her that cargo pants came back for e girls

  • RockON100040
    RockON100040 18 days ago

    *Sigh* I wish I grew up in the 90s.

  • Claire d’Invilliers
    Claire d’Invilliers 18 days ago

    News flash: they are doing a reboot of Buffy the vampire slayer 🤢🤮 it’s not gonna be as good as the original one 😭. Also, I am 13 and all these things are basically in style again 🥴

  • kassandra hernandez
    kassandra hernandez 19 days ago

    I had that same Pocahontas dress and a huge Pocahontas doll that I would carry around everywhere. ❤️

  • Help Me
    Help Me 20 days ago

    8:45 ADIDIS

  • Bumble Bee
    Bumble Bee 21 day ago

    The white eyeliner was left out 😭 I noticed she put on white shadow and that’s a nod in the direction. But I remember my older cousins caking on that whit me liner in 97 then in 2000-2003 I caked on the white liner or white shadow on top of black liner lol

  • Ava Fetterer
    Ava Fetterer 21 day ago

    June 2019? 😋😂

  • Ana Banana
    Ana Banana 21 day ago

    i dressed like it was 2017 😆

  • Dark Angel Girl
    Dark Angel Girl 22 days ago +1

    Could you please tell me where you got your skater style pants from I've had some trouble finding a pair that's not tight fitting.

  • Alicia Pearson
    Alicia Pearson 22 days ago +1

    Apparently I was 10 in 97... and yet I remember all of this stuff which is... impressive.

  • Stikbot Stuideo
    Stikbot Stuideo 22 days ago

    If you wanted teenage witch then you wrongly picked Nikita, and if you wanted a teenage vampire, then you needed to be and survive season 2 just because I wanted you to win

  • Emma McElroy
    Emma McElroy 22 days ago +1

    Most of the 90s trends are coming back

  • Beth G
    Beth G 24 days ago

    "Frosting their tips"😏

  • GhastBA
    GhastBA 27 days ago

    I remember use similar clothes wen i was a kid.

  • Rebecca Nielsen
    Rebecca Nielsen 27 days ago

    Was that a dear evan hansen reference 🤔😆
    My heart❤️

  • Avice does gacha
    Avice does gacha 28 days ago

    Wait so...*does math* does that mean saf born in 1994?

  • Cathleen Jennings
    Cathleen Jennings 29 days ago

    Don't forget the EXTREMELY thin eyebrows and brown lipstick. (Drew Barrymore in Mad Love era)

  • Baaby Lilyyy
    Baaby Lilyyy 29 days ago

    I watched this video w my mom and she loved it 😂❤️❤️

  • Lulu Cookie
    Lulu Cookie 29 days ago

    *raps* Hey saf, SCRUNCHIES R BACC

  • Lulu Cookie
    Lulu Cookie 29 days ago


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  • Devin Erbaugh
    Devin Erbaugh Month ago +1

    I love her hair on the last outfit

  • tra1215
    tra1215 Month ago

    In 97, I was 19 years old. I'm so impressed! You pretty much nailed it. My only small critique is that pants would never have been cinched at the ankle (like your cargo pants), but flared ankle might be hard to find today. I definitely had a backpack purse, butterfly clips and the same shoes as the last look. Great job!

  • BTS_ Dancing
    BTS_ Dancing Month ago

    And the birth of jungkook jeon jeong-guk💜

  • Κριστυ Κριστυ

    In 1997 i met my husband!♥️

  • Justin Williams
    Justin Williams Month ago

    I was 13 years old in 1997, and I remember that year like it was yesterday.

  • Belladonna Noir
    Belladonna Noir Month ago

    I was born in 1997

  • Janice Baldwin
    Janice Baldwin Month ago

    Did you means season four were in one episode she tries to take a boy on a date

    Yes Ik what friends I'd I am 10!

  • Serina Horner
    Serina Horner Month ago

    Just wait for two years and she will be doing 2010

  • OOfAnimations07
    OOfAnimations07 Month ago

    pause at 1:06
    *nAiL fEtIsH*

  • Aquarium Life
    Aquarium Life Month ago

    She's here and she's sheer get used to her

  • The Watcher
    The Watcher Month ago +1

    please make a I Dressed Like A F.R.I.E.N.D.S Character video

  • walt p
    walt p Month ago +1

    *I dressed like the 1 day of earth for a week*

  • Ur Mum
    Ur Mum Month ago

    1997 a year of HEROES 3

    Ok 1999 but it's close

  • Charlotte Horak
    Charlotte Horak Month ago

    GASP. Oh God, DELIAS. YAS. I remember thumbing through that catalogue as a younger teen (tween?) and just dreaming about wearing those outfits and accessories.

  • Danielle Davis
    Danielle Davis Month ago

    1997 i was not alive

  • Blake Quinn
    Blake Quinn Month ago

    Why do you pronounce Nike as Nikey

  • A T
    A T Month ago

    Wait does Tyler actually speak Chinese?

  • Griffin Raynor
    Griffin Raynor Month ago +1

    I was born in 97 so I was contractually obligated to watch this.

  • Maddy Church
    Maddy Church Month ago

    I learnt more in this than I ever did in school

  • Idil
    Idil Month ago

    please....where is the last outfit from....my children are dying safiya i need to know

  • TherineKatoli
    TherineKatoli Month ago

    1997 was the year me and all my girlfriends jokingly fought over which spice girl we were 😂 we always ordered pizza and danced to our Napster music on the weekends. Good times.

  • Janine Bingenheimer
    Janine Bingenheimer Month ago +4

    I was in 8th-9th grade in 1997. Such nostalgia vibes! Love outfit 2!!