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48 Things Celebrities Wore 10 Years Ago That They Wouldn't Be Caught Dead In Now

RIP ties, bandanas, and statement leggings.

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1. Ten years ago, ~celebrity fashion~ was very different to 2015.


2. It was a time for purple dresses and headbands and tiny Chanel handbags.

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3. It was a time for crop tops and statement leggings. Leggings never make statements nowadays.

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4. It was a time when you weren't anyone unless you wore your trousers tucked into your boots.

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5. See?

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6. Ten years ago, celebrities cared an awful lot about coordination. Like, if your bag, shoes, and belt didn't match, you could forget it.

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7. If you could coordinate with your friends, that was even better.

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8. Especially when the colour scheme was orange.

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9. Back then, bandanas were really important too.

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10. In fact, Victoria Beckham went through a phase of REALLY caring about her bandana game.

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11. Nicole Richie coordinated hers with her top, because obviously.

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12. And Christina matched hers with a chic mesh vest, which were also very important back then.

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13. They also cared a lot about wearing thongs and making sure everyone knew about it.

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14. Would you see Cheryl Fernandez-Versini doing THIS in 2015? No you would not.


15. Even Halle Berry got involved.

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16. Ten years ago, celebrities cared about wearing denim miniskirts with cowboy boots.

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17. It was a lovely trend.

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18. They also liked really thin scarves that didn't really serve any function at all.

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19. But they looked so damn stylish when paired with a velour tracksuit.

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20. No outfit was complete without a bit of fur back then.

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21. It just gave the look a certain je ne sais quoi.

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22. Ties were a thing for a while.

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23. But the trend was fleeting.

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24. And was replaced by flat caps.

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25. No one really knew why, but they were a big deal.

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26. A really big deal.

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27. Remember when statement belts were the most important part of an outfit?

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28. And if you were really alternative you wore your studded belt to the side.

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29. There was also a period where they were really into dresses with massive chunks of material missing.

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30. Don't ask why. It was ~~fashion~~.

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31. And Paris took fashion to a whole new level.

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32. You just weren't cool unless you wore massive shades like these.

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33. Kim really loved hers.

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34. But VB got in on the act too.

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35. But the coolest thing of all was combining your shades with a bandana and your phone on a cord around your neck. 👌

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36. There was nothing chicer than pairing a floaty skirt with edgy boots.

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37. Feminine and fierce all at the same time.

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38. And sometimes cutting the feet off a pair of tights created a lovely pair of leggings.

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39. Then there was the time when jeans were inexplicably really baggy.

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40. And Rihanna owned this trend.

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41. Kim Kardashian cared a lot about wearing all the gold jewellery she owned, all at the same time.

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42. While Paris was all about her Savage Art.

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43. Let's face it. The '00s were when style hit its peak.

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44. Because there's nothing better than prom dresses and butterfly hair clips.

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45. Never again will we see Kim Kardashian in green satin.

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46. Or Christina in a pink satin gown.

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47. Or Paris rocking metallic eyeliner.

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48. But mainly we'll never see Jessica Simpson in this get-up ever again. And that is a crying shame.

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