How to Channel the Style of Your Fave Full House Character
When we were glued to our TV screens in the ‘90s watching what the Tanner family + co were up to each week, Full House was packed with more than just on-point adolescent advice for everything from the most heartwarming ways to deal with family issues to ideas for what to perform at the school talent show. There was lots of fashion inspiration, well, everywhere you looked, and saying that the girls on the show informed some of our most important ‘90s sartorial choices would be an understatement (hello scrunchies, overalls and oversized everything).
Now with news that the beloved sitcom is getting a modern-day reboot, which will reportedly center around grown-up besties DJ Tanner and Kimmy Gibbler, the nostalgia is pouring in, especially in the style department. Not only are we obsessing over what the TV fam will be rocking in 2015 (namely Michelle’s potential Posh Spice-level style transformation if MK+A get involved), but also what *we* can wear to rep our fave “Full House” characters today. Want to know how to channel the Tanner girls’ radical looks, Aunt Becky’s #Girlboss vibes and Uncle Jesse’s rock star cool? You got it dude!
We’ll always have a soft spot in our hearts for overalls and scrunchies thanks to this precocious little munchkin/everyone’s fave little sis.
1. Forever 21 Overall Dress ($20): A more sophisticated version of your ’90s Dungarees, we’d wear this minimalistic jumper to work any day.
2. MinkPink Gingham Cropped Tee ($69): Gingham doesn’t have to be super girly. We love the edgy black and white take on this cropped tee that keeps its feminine feel with a flowy construction.
3. Bando Girl Talk Bobbi Set ($15): Show off your ‘tude (and tame those flyaways) with these playful hairpins.
The eldest Tanner girl always slayed at casual cool fashion, and we credit her for teaching us now go-to tricks to styling trick like cuffing the sleeves of an oversized tee or accessorizing with a belt to give your look a slightly Southwestern vibe.
4. Forever 21 Mom Fit Jeans ($25): A high waist and roomy fit was DJ’s denim style of choice.
5. Urban Outfitters Ecote Acid Wash Tee ($59): For a more sporty take on a basic tee, look for an oversized number whose sleeves you can roll up.
6. B-Low The Belt Ribbon Belt ($98): If a big belt buckle feels too “cowgirl” for you, try this knotted belt that cinches with a chic knot.
The middle sibling had the sartorial chops to match her spunky spirit with a major affinity for headbands (who didn’t?) and the fact that she was never afraid to rock a statement sweater — three sizes too big, of course.
7. ASOS Sweater With Chips ($54): Put a playful spin on any outfit with a statement sweater — bonus points when the graphic is your fave fast food.
8. American Apparel Cotton Spandex Jersey Legging ($28): Turn the staple of your tween wardrobe into a 20-something outfit essential with a crisp button-up shirt and stark white tennis shoes.
9. Monki Tammy Silver Headband ($9): Keep the casual vibe of a jersey headband with some added glitz thanks to its sparkly silver finish.
The Tanners’ next door neighbor was a total hipster, dressing to the beat of her own drum and clashing colors and patterns like it was her job.
10. COS Cutout Check Top ($89): Give your pop of color an even more unexpected twist by rocking a garment in a neon hue.
11. Topshop Striped Floral Pelmet Skirt ($68): This skirt does the clashing for you in a super delicate, feminine way.
12. Happy Socks Stripe Dot Sock ($12): These multi-patterned socks are perfect for peep-toe sandals and ankle boots alike.
Aunt Becky was the #Girlboss of the troupe, rocking blazers, blouses and button ups, always with TV-ready hair.
13. Zara Piqué Blazer ($129): Put a softer spin on suiting with this mellow yellow blazer.
14. J.Crew Mélange Herringbone Pleated Trouser ($128): These chambray-colored trousers put a trendy spin on the traditional 9-to-5 garb.
15. Mango Textured Top ($50): This structural 3/4-sleeve blouse is the new oxford shirt.
Have. Freaking. Mercy. Besides being ferociously gorg — that mullet! — Uncle Jesse and his rocker uniform were the epitome of cool. Plus, his badass basics translate onto any person and any body type.
16. Forever 21 Faux Leather Moto Vest ($28): This ultra-casual way to rock leather will add some summery edge to your most girly frocks.
17. Everlane The Cotton V ($15): No wild child wardrobe is complete without this classic top.
18. Madewell The Boyfriend Jean in Afternoon Wash ($90): A slight slouch screams effortless cool — cuff those jeans and show off your fave ankle boots.
Which Full House character’s style is your fave? Tell us in the comments below.
It can be intimidating to step out on your own and build a business from the ground up. As part of our collaboration with Office Depot, we're talking with Selfmade alum and solopreneur Colette Lawrence, the faith-based motivator and relationship builder behind The M.E.E. Movement, about ways in which women in business can find success.
B + C: How did you know M.E.E. Movement was your business to start?
The M.E.E Movement represents motivation, empowerment, and encouragement for women. It is what represents me. I did not know at first that it was my business to start, but then the thought of monetizing what I loved came to me. It scared me, however. I registered the business in July 2020 and have been slowly building my wings since.
B + C: What's one strategy that's helped you start your business?
Thinking through and researching what the requirements are to start my business, and then asking questions of people who are in the business. Not all advice worked; however, it helped me to figure out what I needed to do and not to do.
B + C: Did you always know life coaching would be your entrepreneurial path?
(Smiles) No, I did not. I 'stumbled" on it. I knew that people were always coming to me for advice and I found that I loved having conversations with them, especially with women, young and old.
B + C: What was your most valuable takeaway from Selfmade?
My most valuable takeaway was the first day of training: Get out of your own way. There were a lot of great moments and important takeaways from every presenter. However, getting out of my own way, pushing past doubts, was for me my most valuable takeaway. Doing something that I had never done before took courage. If I do not focus on what is happening with me mentally then I cannot deliver to my clients successfully.
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Get out of your head. You have something to offer. You have what you need to succeed so go ahead and do it.
B + C: How do you stay motivated?
I stay motivated by listening to music and listening to motivational speakers, and sometimes someone will just reach out and talk about the impact that I made in their life. That adds the extra juice or sauce I need to pummel through the day.
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Keep a diary and journal. It's the best way for me to keep organized and it also provides a source motivation as I record not only my "losses" but my wins as well.
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Shirley Toliver – She motivates and empowers and makes me always want to show up.
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The scholarship was a blessing in that all the areas that were covered offered valuable information that I needed, from social media to HR. As a new business owner, I needed to know this to increase my own personal awareness in what it takes to run a successful business. The candidness of the presenters made it easy to see myself in their shoes and helped me to realize that I can also get there.
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