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22 Cringey Outfits That Teen Actors Wore In The '00s

Waistcoats, leggings, sequins, and more!

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So many '00s child stars are currently killing the fashion game.

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1. But we all had to start somewhere. And most of these celebs wouldn't be caught dead in any of these outfits now.

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2. Here Demi is rocking a goth ft. zebra-print look in 2008.

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3. And Raven Symoné proving that denim and slightly different denim can absolutely complement each other.

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4. But we all loved waistcoats.

Demi obviously agreed with her best friend at the time.
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Demi obviously agreed with her best friend at the time.

5. Even Ashley Tisdale loved to wear hers, so there must have been something great about them.

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6. Debby Ryan chose a seriously bold outfit to flaunt this waistcoat.

If you didn't have a decent collection of waistcoats, did you even live?
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If you didn't have a decent collection of waistcoats, did you even live?

7. Uggs are timeless with any outfit.

As Victoria Justice proves here on the red carpet.
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As Victoria Justice proves here on the red carpet.

8. And we all went through a dark phase of wearing dresses over jeans.

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Side note: This is the only questionable photo of Vanessa Hudgens' fashion choices. This is hardly even a dress. She cannot be dragged.

9. Like us, Miley probably has to suppress memories of combining a dress with jeans, and sports shoes.

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10. Sequins, layered tops, locket necklaces, and frayed hems. A classic combination from Hilary Duff.

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11. This Hilary outfit is a reminder that the furrier and lacier your boots, the more prepared you were for winter.

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12. And nothing beats Ashley's pyjama party outfit.

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2004 was a much purer time.

13. If people mocked you for wearing "too much" pink, you could always top it with some punk black boots, like Miranda Cosgrove.

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14. What was the purpose of these tiny, tiny cardigans we all wore?

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Which Brenda Song has beautifully accentuated with chunky beads.

15. The tinier the cardigan the better!

Jamie Lynn Spears has decided to top off her look with a stack of gorgeous bangles.
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Jamie Lynn Spears has decided to top off her look with a stack of gorgeous bangles.

16. Tiny cardigan with a Mickey Mouse shirt? A perfect red carpet combo.

And Ashley has gone all out with both beads AND bangles.
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And Ashley has gone all out with both beads AND bangles.

17. If your trousers weren't so long that they'd drag across the ground when you walked, you might as well be wearing shorts.

Emma Roberts has paired her extra long jeans with a very fashionable ruffle top.
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Emma Roberts has paired her extra long jeans with a very fashionable ruffle top.

18. Hilary even had badass prints on her trousers.

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Note the classic denim waistline.

19. And Miranda was a perfect model for funky patterned zip-up hoodies.

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20. Remember ponchos? Yeah, so does Aly Michalka.

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The more holey your poncho, the higher your position in the high school hierarchy. It's simple maths.

21. And don't question the power of a skirt with not one, but three buckles.

These do absolutely nothing to hold Amanda Bynes' stylish outfit together, by the way.
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These do absolutely nothing to hold Amanda Bynes' stylish outfit together, by the way.

These ladies inspired our tween wardrobes. And they did it so well.

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