Well as we saw Bad Blood officially solidified T.Swift and the modern girl squad. Now everywhere we look we learn who’s who in each and every girl squad. Checking out the latest pap photos of celeb gal pals laughing over brunch, sitting front row at PFW, or even as we spy on their Snapchat stories telling tales from each perspective, it’s true… we may want to be sipping on mimosas with them. FOMO is a real, and very serious condition; we are predisposed to need to be apart of something, especially when that something looks so fun. But long before Instagram even existed for us to gently stalk our fave celebs, there were a few other girl squads that we would have died to be apart of.
There is something truly powerful about sisterhood, especially when you know that those women have your backs no matter what. We loved watching these women and girls become friends, fight with each other, fight for each other, grow, and ultimately have a blast together. Here are some of our favorite girl squads from the 90s.
1. MONICA, RACHEL + PHOEBE
Friendship is sitting in wedding dresses and drinking beer, because you get it.
2. SCARY, POSH, BABY, SPORTY + GINGER SPICE
Spice Girls were the ultimate in Girl Power!
3. CHER, DION + TAI
If you thought I would let an opportunity to mention Clueless pass, you were gravely mistaken. Cher and Dion have a beautiful friendship based on one thing they have in common: “She’s my friend because we both know what it’s like to have people be jealous of us.” and “Dionne and I were both named after great singers of the past who now do infomercials.” But they have no problem making their duo and trio when Tai comes along, with a makeover montage thrown in (which just so happens to be number 1 on the #GirlSquad checklist)
4. DJ, STEPHANIE + MICHELLE
The Tanner Sisters taught us that at the end of the day (or episode) you have to have your sisters’ backs, and if you are lucky enough to have a sister, as I am, you know that it’s the best squad to be apart of.
5. JOEY, JEN + AUDREY
Now for Dawson’s Creek we may have spent most of the time talking about who Joey should pick: Dawson vs. Pacey (I am #TeamPacey for the record). But there is something to be said about the relationship of the Dawson’s Gals. They overcame jealousy, at times a kind of incestual group dynamic, and some not so great denim-on-denim ensembles, to be quite the little friend unit. And even though these 3 may have appeared in the early 00’s, they get honerable mentions, because the squad was so powerful that Michelle Williams and Busy Phillips are IRL BFFs (and our fave red carpet duo!)
6. KELLY, DONNA, BRENDA + ANDREW
BEVERLY HILLS 90210
This girl squad was cemented by season 1 episode 13 while at a slumber party where all the girls share their deepest, darkest secrets, and then dance to Girls Just Want to Have Fun. (#2 on the #GirlSquad checklist)
7. CARRIE, CHARLOTTE, SAMANTHA + MIRANDA
SEX AND THE CITY
These women were a later add for my binge roster in the 2000s, but since they still technically exisited in the 90s they needed a place on this list. The ultimate Fab 4, and if boozy brunchin’ babes who gab about sex aren’t a squad, than I just don’t know what is…
8. KRISTY, DAWN, MARY ANNE, CLAUDIA, STACEY, MALLORY + JESSI
THE BABYSITTERS CLUB
After seeing this movie didn’t you want to go out and make your own Kid Kit to start your own Babysitting business, no just me. It was a valuable investment for my 11 year old self, considering I babysat like 3 times before a kid spit in my face and bit me, and then I decided babysitting wasn’t for me.
9. KELLY, JESSIE + LISA
SAVED BY THE BELL
Zack Morris may have had the ability to freeze time, but these 3 always helped the gang learn the lesson of the week, and always had they’re backs… except when Kelly Kapowski and Jessie Spano were mysteriously dissapeard for those 10 episodes. And as the lyrics from Zack Attack’s Friends Forever go: “We’ll be friends forever, With you everywhere.”
10. ROBERTA, TEENY, CHRISSY + SAMANTHA
NOW AND THEN
Girl squads a notorious for kicking ass at red rover and trying to sumon spirits from the other side… right?!
What 90s girl squads did you dream about being part of?