Shirley Manson’s Dark, Sexy Style Makes Us Yearn for the ‘90s

Photo by: Almo Records
In the "Only Happy When It Rains" music video, 1995
Shirley Manson made every girl wanna grab an A-line dress and a pair of combat boots and break some hearts.
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Photo by: Almo Records
In the "Only Happy When It Rains" music video, 1995
Shirley Manson made every girl wanna grab an A-line dress and a pair of combat boots and break some hearts.
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Fri, Aug 31, 2012 12:01 PM EDT
Before Angela Chase made it mainstream cool, we were already running out to buy crimson hair dye thanks to Shirley Manson. From her eyeliner and fishnets to her mod shift dresses and combat boots, we've always loved the look of the Scottish Garbage singer in the '90s, and nearly 20 years and five albums later we're still inspired by Manson's nonchalant vibe that's the perfect blend of of feminine and strong. Here's a refresher course on her unique style. By Joanna Douglas, Senior Fashion & Beauty Editor