27 Forgotten Early 2000s Fashion Trends

For the love of god, please stop using your dad’s necktie as a belt.

1. Peasant tops. For further information, see: The O.C.

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2. Shiny pants. Or worse, shiny cargo pants.

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3. Neckties as belts. Noooooo!

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4. J. Lo’s Manolo Timberland-esque boots.

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5. Avril Lavigne everything.

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7. Beaded wire chokers, headbands, and bracelets.

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8. Cut up “biker” girl tops.

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9. Cowgirl shirts.

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10. Fishnets. Which were a bit too sexy for your mom’s taste.

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11. “Free” whomever tees.

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12. Vertical-stripe flare pants. There was a corduroy version that was pretty popular.

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13. Layering your tank tops.

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14. Cuffed-up jeans with heels. Are those Juicy jeans? Sweet.

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15. Chunky highlights aka zebra head.

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16. Revival disco halter tops. (Remember that surge of gold chainmail mesh jewelry and clothing?)

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17. These sweaters….stripey, ribbed turtlenecky things.

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18. Folded off-the-shoulder tops. Usually striped. Usually a bit too long in the arms.

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19. Corset tops. Owww.

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20. Halter tops with either skinny satin cord ties or metal rings around the neck.

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21. Borderline slutty bohemian.

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22. Asymmetrical jersey skirts. Styles pretty much exactly like this were everywhere in 2003.

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23. CoooOOOoooOOoowl-neck tops.

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24. “Rehabbed” sport shirts (jersey/number tops plagued with rhinestones, eyelet holes, and cuts).

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25. Flowy, hippie-inspired dresses over jeans. Bonus points for flare jeans.

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26. Bohemian maxi skirts. What was with all the embroidery and drawstrings?

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27. Shrugs. Oh my god. I don’t think I’ve used the word “shrug” to describe a sweater since 2005.

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