Buzz·Posted on 25 Sept 201621 Denim Fails Committed In The '00sIt was a dark time for jeans.by Flo PerryBuzzFeed Staff, UKFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. In the '00s jeans with zips were so outdated. Kevin Winter / Getty Images Xtina wouldn't have been caught dead sporting a regular fly. 2. And corset fastenings were just so hot. Scott Gries / Getty Images Paris knew that in the '00s the sexiest part of any human was between the belly button and the genitals. 3. If you had to have a zip, it should've ideally been at the back, of course. popscreen.com This is asking for trouble when you've had a lot of pasta and then you need to bend over. And if you had to wear a belt, it was ideally already part of your jeans. ebay.co.uk It was a simpler time. 4. Jeans were super boring unless they were ~distressed~. Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images Kelly Rowland must have sat down a lot to get those sweet whiskers. 5. It didn't matter how your jeans were faded, so long as they weren't the same colour all over. Alex Livesey / Getty Images Only dads wore new-looking jeans in the '00s. 6. These ultra-distressed, built-in-belt, exposed-zip jeans would have been super cool in 2006. varagesale.com 7. The more low-rise the better in the '00s – even if that meant just hacking a bit off the top of your jeans. George De Sota / Getty Images P!nk didn't mind having to pull her jeans up all night if it meant she got to show off some extra flesh. 8. Your jeans had to be low enough so everyone could see your thong. All Action / ALL ACTION/TB Even if this meant getting out the kitchen scissors, as Katie Price did here. 9. In the late-'00s transition period between low-rise and high-rise jeans, it was all about low-rise jeans with a denim corset on top. ebay.co.uk 10. In the '00s your jeans were too short unless they touched the ground. denim-hq.com 11. The only other acceptable length for jeans was capri. Evan Agostini / Getty Images Rihanna understood that it was the ideal summer look. 12. In the '00s we tried to make denim frilly. picclick.fr We loved a ra-ra skirt in the '00s and we loved a denim mini, so it only made sense to put them together. 13. We also tried to pleat denim. Anthony Harvey / EMPICS Sports Photo Agency Holly Valance totally pulling it off here. 14. We loved a waistcoat in the '00s. We loved a corset. We loved some denim. krisp.co.uk Excellent for highlighting your waist. 15. The denim blazer was the ultimate smart-casual look. David Klein / Getty Images 16. We loved a hat made out of denim. Getty Images, Peter Kramer / All Action 17. In case wearing Ugg boots with a denim mini wasn't enough, denim Uggs were also a thing. amazon.com 18. Denim coats totally happened. Frank Micelotta / Getty Shout out to Britney for rocking a corset fly. 19. So did shiny sleeveless denim coats. Kevin Winter / Getty Images 20. So did whatever this is. Walter Weissman / All Action 21. And of course, who can forget the most iconic denim look of all time? Lucy Nicholson / AFP / Getty Images It's the belt that makes it.