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We Were All Anne Hathaway In The '00s

She was us, we was her.

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Anne Hathaway is a beautiful human swan, the star of many of the best ever movies, and also a wonderful, awkward goddess that many people relate to.


One of the things that makes her so relatable, is her wardrobe during that fêted decade known as the '00s. She literally wore the very same things that we all wore between 2001-2008, and sometimes it's important to step back and remember that.

Here are some of the highlights from Anne's '00s wardrobe, which was all of our '00s wardrobes...

1. The time we wore a purple "going out top" and jeans on a glam night out.

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This was literally us, except not on a red carpet, at a party. Glam, sequin-embellished girly tops with baggy jeans was our trademark going out look in the '00s. Why, we will never know.

2. The big five: double denim, skinny scarf, the colour pink, tiny handbag, and strappy sandals.

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The intense flashbacks. We mere mortals might only have sported two of these key trends at a time, but here Anne dares to do it all at once, and it's so stunningly '00s I can hardly breathe.


3. The classic "sexy office shirt" and pencil skirt look. At a party.

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Just like we all did, Anne rocks her little bit fitted, little bit sexy '00s white shirt. We even get a sneaky peek at her belly button, the same belly button we all flashed through our sexy office shirts in 2004.

4. The time we wore a "woooah that's see-through" black mini-dress and suede boots.

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Same, Anne, same. Christmas party, 2004. Had no idea until the photos came back afterwards.


7. Saturday lunch in town with our mum and aunt.

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We felt so grown up. The embroidered dress was super pretty, but the jeans kept us edgy. Our mum and aunt might wear the dress, but they wouldn't wear the jeans. The elegant light spring coat had random quilt patches sewn on it – so cute! We wanted random quilt patches on everything in the '00s.

8. Even sexier white office shirt with tie! on night out

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The way the shirt strains across the boobs. The shirt buttons popped open every time you adjusted your ponytail, but luckily the built-in tie covered it up. Also the ribbon: we had a bunch of these in our underwear drawer to hold up our baggy jeans. Oh shit, and remember turquoise eyeliner? 🙌

9. Omg, yes, the polo shirt with chunky belt, jeans, and pretty party shoes.

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Exactly like us, to the extent that we could basically be related. Anne even has the armpit sweat which was the burden of life in a fitted polo shirt. The shoes are just so massively why, but who are we to ask when we did the exact same thing?


12. And our teeny-tiny scarves????

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They must be out there somewhere. In charity shops, maybe, or down the back of our parents' hallway cupboard tangled up in a pair of dusty wellies. Does Anne ever think about her skinny scarves and waistcoats, lost to the sands time?

Thank you Anne, you were a true girl of the '00s. Just like us. Exactly like us.