Style secrets: Why do fashion trends repeat?

Models showcase trends at a fashion show. Photo by Raden Prasetya on Unsplash

Beside the fact that Netflix is pulling the plug on Friends (for real this time), something else caught my attention: I was too busy obsessing over Rachel’s skater skirts to realize that Monica Geller is my true fashion hero. Why? High-waisted mom jeans, functional dresses (almost always with pockets), double-breasted jackets (yes, she made it a thing before the Hadid sisters), snug cropped sweaters, strappy…