We could go on and on about great gift ideas to give your significant other this Valentine's Day, but why do that when we can indulge in '90s memorabilia instead? The 1990s were a simpler time filled with milky pens, physical photo albums, and personalized mixed tapes for days. It was full of color and maximalism and after school specials.
We can really see how far we've come (how far we've fallen?) by looking at how different the gifts we exchanged on Valentine's Day then compare to today. Sure, chocolate, flowers, and jewelry are classic go-tos that won't go out of style, but we're talking the gifts you'd really love to open. This year, it's things like an Amazon Echo, pricy beauty products, and anything worthy of being Instagrammed. But in the '90s? We would've been over the moon to get a burned CD.
People on Twitter are sharing their greatest ideas for #90sValentineGifts that have us yearning for when holidays were easier and the perfect amount of cheesy. But hey, maybe you'll find some inspiration for this year's Valentine's Day. Why not throw it back to the '90s and make a playlist of songs that perfectly describe your relationship?
Below are some of the best suggestions from people on Twitter.
Or just this reaction.
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