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29 '00s Fashion Trends That, In Retrospect, Maybe Weren’t Such A Great Idea

MAY THEY NEVER COME BACK!

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1. Camouflage.

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They're almost impossible to see, but there's actually two pair of camouflage pants in the pictures above. You're going to have to take my word for it. Who can say why this trend was so popular, but it was much better suited for Saving Private Ryan than eating lunch in the park.

2. Huge logos on shirts.

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CAN YOU SEE THE BRAND I'M WEARING?! IT'S RALPH LAUREN! ARE YOU IMPRESSED?! SEE?! CAN YOU SEE IT?! HOW ABOUT ALL OF YOU IN THE BACK?! CAN YOU SEE THAT I'M WEARING A RALPH LAUREN SHIRT?!

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9. And just this general pseudo-punk aesthetic to show how much of a rebel you were.

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... without a cause, of course.

12. Blonde highlights, even when you had jet-black hair.

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The 2000s were precarious times. We were poised between the old millennium and the new and we just couldn't settle. That's probably why it seemed like a good idea for all of us to be both blonde AND brunette at the same time! And of course, those bad blonde highlights turned green during the summer months. What a mistake.

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13. Leaving two ridiculous stray locks of hair in the front when we put our hair up.

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Which quickly became disgusting because we couldn't stop fiddling with them.

14. Asymmetrical skirts.

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The laziest fashion trend of the decade. It's essentially a step above wrapping a towel around your waist.

16. Silicone bra straps.

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Some optimists referred to them as "invisible bra straps" but that could not be further from the truth. They looked super tacky and gouged into your shoulders, and in the summer they were absolute torture.

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This post was translated from Spanish.

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