100 Iconic Fashion and Beauty Products That Have Stood the Test of Time

Every single one is an oldie but goodie.

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No matter how old you are, there are certain products—a perfume (opens in new tab), a pair of  (opens in new tab)classic pumps (opens in new tab), (opens in new tab) a nail polish shade (opens in new tab)—that will always take you back to a specific time period. A shade of lipstick could remind you of your mother, like M.A.C.'s Ruby Woo (which Tracee Ellis Ross stole from her mother Diana Ross in the '90s and still wears to this day (opens in new tab)), or a whiff of Chanel No.5 that might remind you of your beloved great-aunt. Some products are so good you can't help but go back to them time and time again, just like your mother (and maybe even your grandmother!) did before you. We depend on them to get us through our coldest winters, roughest sunburns, and in our greatest fashion moments. Below, we've rounded up 100 timeless beauty and fashion items you're sure to pass on to your loved ones in the future. You've probably heard of most of them, but if you haven't been introduced to these classics yet, you're so very welcome.