Skip To Content

    The "Mean Girls" Premiere Was Peak '00s And Here's Proof

    We need more metallic shoes and satin in our lives.

    1. 2004 was the year Mean Girls was released, and it was a simpler time.

    2. It was a time when Lindsay Lohan wore floaty embellished dresses and metallic shoes.

    Fred Duval / FilmMagic

    3. It was a time when Amanda Seyfried and Lacey Chabert wore mid-length dresses and strappy shoes to walk the red carpet.

    Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images

    4. And the premieres for the movie were the perfect opportunity for low-cut pleated white dresses with waist belts.

    Gregory Pace / FilmMagic

    5. It was a time for semi-sheer dresses and completely visible underwear.

    Lawrence Lucier / FilmMagic

    6. In fact, the premiere was also the perfect time for declaring that your boobs were indeed real.

    Sgranitz / WireImage

    7. It was the moment Rachel McAdams' hairspray fringe had been waiting for.

    Jeffrey Mayer / WireImage

    8. Would Amy Poehler rock up to a premiere in a sparkly turtleneck these days?

    Gregory Pace / FilmMagic

    No. No she would not.

    9. Would Amanda Seyfried wear a beige nightgown as a dress in 2015?

    Jon Kopaloff / FilmMagic


    10. And let's face it, no one would rock up to a premiere in jeans and a T-shirt now.

    Jon Kopaloff / FilmMagic

    11. The days of mothers and daughters wearing matching flatcaps have long gone. And it's a crying shame.

    Jon Kopaloff / FilmMagic

    12. It's a shame that Lindsay Lohan and Tina Fey don't hang out more.

    Robin Platzer / FilmMagic

    13. And the biggest shame of all is that in 2015, Sandy from The O.C. doesn't show up at every event, ever.

    Lawrence Lucier / FilmMagic

    14. Bring back 2004 Lindsay, in all her turquoise satin glory.

    Albert L. Ortega / WireImage

    15. Bring back leather jackets, bright orange ties, and striped shirts.

    Jon Kopaloff / FilmMagic

    16. Bring back overly embellished dresses, goddamnit.

    Jon Kopaloff / FilmMagic

    17. We need more hugging on red carpets in 2015.

    Lawrence Lucier / FilmMagic

    18. We need Miss Teen USA turning up to things wearing her official sash.

    Robin Platzer / FilmMagic

    19. But more than anything else, we really, really need tans as orange as this.

    Theo Wargo / WireImage