An Ode to The Cosby Show and Its Glorious Fashion

And a special thanks to Olivia, the effing cutest tot to ever hit the silver screen.

Olivia in The Cosby Show
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Why can't real life be like The Cosby Show? The sweaters were wild (read: avant garde), the pants were pleated, and the outfits were EVERYTHING. It's only natural that since the resurgence of old school style has invaded our computers and our closets, that we'd have to take a special nostalgia-induced look back at everyone's favorite television family: The Huxtables.

The Cosby Show Family Portrait

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The most fabulous family that the '80s and early '90s has ever seen.

Olivia - The Cosby Show - Colourful Dress

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Three words: Olivia runs the world. Okay that was four. But she does.

Denise - The Cosby Show - Purple Outfit Feather Brooch

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Do you own a feathered brooch that could double as a quill? We didn't think so.

The Cosby Show Men

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Snapbacks. Round glasses. A three piece suit? Total and complete perfection.

Denise - The Cosby Show - Sitting on Floor

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Denise was always a style star, just look at those pants! And her expert skill in mixing prints!

Cliff & Clair - The Cosby Show - Sitting on Couch in Loungewear

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The couple who wears loungewear together, stays together.

Sondra - The Cosby Show - Wearing Yellow Outfit

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Probably the least popular of the Cosbys (you know it's true), but still, she's making it rain.

The Cosby Show - Shoes & Slippers

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The footware, people. The footware.

Sondra & Elvin - The Cosby Show

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When skinny ties were the norm and decades before engagement photos took a turn for the worse.

Olivia - The Cosby Show - Painting Outfit

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Girl knows how to pop off with the Je ne sais quoi.

Olivia & Cliff - The Cosby Show - Reading

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This sweater. Those suspenders. LIFE.

And because of course: