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    Every '00s Girl Thought These 29 Outfits Were The Epitome Of Fashion, But I'm Sorry To Say We Were So, So Wrong

    "Whoever said orange was the new pink was seriously disturbed." —Elle Woods

    The early 2000s were a golden age for rom-coms and teen movies.

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    However, looking back from the 2020s, I can't imagine ever thinking some of their most iconic style moments were, well, actually stylish.

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    So here are 29 outfits I can't believe we let '00s movies call fashion:

    1. Gabriella's wilted flower prom dress from High School Musical 3: Senior Year.

    a shirt dress with ugly flowers on it and a headband around her forehead
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    This must be where Vanessa Hudgens' love of Coachella fashion began.

    2. Jennifer's Limited Too jacket from Jennifer's Body.

    a heart-patterned jacket and matching earrings, low-rise jeans, and pink wedge heels
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    I know this outfit is iconic, but hear me out — it looks like something a fourth-grader would pick out.

    3. Aquamarine's aquamarine dress from Aquamarine.

    A halter dress the same color as her name
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    It's as if Pink wore pink.

    4. Anna's baggy "I'm in a band" pants from Freaky Friday.

    baggy khakis and a tshirt
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    She looks like she's rebelling against the Target employee dress code.

    5. Galleria's Christmassy vacation 'fit from Cheetah Girls 2: When in Spain.

    a long-sleeved shirt and flowy skirt with flowers on it
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    They should've let fashion icon Raven pick out her own outfits. She would've done a much better job.

    6. Melanie's all-denim getup from Sweet Home Alabama.

    matching jeans and denim jacket
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    It's giving...Britney and Justin.

    7. Shelley's halter top from The House Bunny, which appears to be one top sewed over another.

    a two-fabric halter top and lowrise shorts
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    I would not trust this lady to give me a makeover.

    8. Elle's Slytherin professor outfit in Legally Blonde.

    Snake-colored, shiny suit and plaid tie
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    Emerald green is not the new pink, and she's obviously a Ravenclaw anyway.

    9. Mia's underwhelming ball gown from the end of The Princess Diaries.

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    Yes, she looked *stunning*; but on its own, the dress looks as if it was made out of curtains.

    10. Andy's attempt at fitting in at Runway in The Devil Wears Prada.

    Oversize, jewel-tone coat lined with cheetah fur
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    I'm pretty sure the jacket was commissioned from the Cheetah Girls by the Queen of England. The giraffe purse certainly isn't doing it any favors.

    11. Penny's doilyish crop top from Almost Famous.

    a lacey, boxy halter top and low-rise jeans
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    It looks as if she cut the lace hem off another shirt and added straps.

    12. Big's basic button-down in Sex and the City.

    A very basic shirt he probably wore to wore three days a week
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    He really proposed to fashion icon Carrie Bradshaw wearing the single most boring piece of clothing he could find in his closet.

    13. Kenya's first-date outfit in Something New.

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    It's the matching shirt and sweater set for me.

    14. Jenna's '80s-inspired party look in 13 Going On 30.

    Psychedelic minidress
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    Don't get me wrong, this look is iconic. But there's...a whole lot going on.

    15. Daphne's casual couture that she wore on the runway in What a Girl Wants.

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    It was cute enough for, like, a run to the store, but it was far too basic for the runway. TBH, I expected more from the girl who transformed a hideous dress into an absolutely stunning gown with a pair of craft scissors.

    16. Juliet's train-conductor hat from Love Actually.

    A hat with a flap and a long denim coat
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    Is this Love Actually or The Polar Express? Somebody needs to let her know.

    17. Lucinda's Dollar Tree fairy outfit from Ella Enchanted.

    A halter top and sheer skirt
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    It just looks..itchy.

    18. Bella's first day of school pajamas in Twilight.

    An ill-fitting button-down over long sleeves
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    I said what I said. Her shirt looks like a cross between pajamas and scrubs with a long-sleeved shirt underneath for warmth.

    19. Hitch's blazer-shirt combo in Hitch.

    A basic brown blazer over a pinstripe shirt
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    It's the pin-striped shirt for me. It would be better with a solid-color shirt underneath, I think.

    20. Giselle's modern dress in Enchanted.

    A mermaid gown with no sparkles other than the rhinestones on the straps
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    It's just so plain compared with all the outfits she makes herself. No wonder she opens up her own fashion business at the end of the movie. New York needed her!

    21. Regina's "professional in pink" ensemble from Mean Girls.

    Business attire with a shirt in Regina's trademark color
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    If I were attending a new high school and saw someone wearing this, I'd assume they were a brand-new teacher, not the most popular girl in my class. I guess businesswear suits her, though, since she was the boss.

    22. Steve's very boring sweater in The Wedding Planner.

    Simple sweater and ugly glasses
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    Jennifer Lopez serves so many AMAZING looks in this movie that there must not have been enough left in the budget to provide Matthew McConaughey with anything interesting to wear.

    23. Summer's wrinkly dress in 500 Days of Summer.

     Very dull, wrinkled dress
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    It practically blends in with the copy machine.

    24. Andie's splotchy, polka-dot dress in How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days.

    A dress with ruche on the waist and neckline and watercolor dots
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    It's a watercolor effect gone wrong. I think a different palette could've saved the design.

    25. Jules' clubbing outfit in Bend It Like Beckham.

    A high-cut bodysuit and low-rise jeans
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    No matter how much I try, I will never understand this top. Is the bottom centimeter tucked in? Is it a bodysuit? Is it folded and pinned into a triangle?

    26. Sophie's summer camp shorts in Mamma Mia!

    Peasant top and weird shorts
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    The shirt is alright, but it looks weird with the shorts. Like, this should be two different outfits.

    27. Sarah's giant tiger necklace in Forgetting Sarah Marshall.

    A giant, shiny tiger pendant and a palm tree–print dress
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    I have so many questions about this wardrobe choice. Why a tiger? Why is it so big? How heavy is it? Did it give Kristen Bell permanent neck pain?

    28. Viola's seatbelt-inspired dress in She's the Man.

    Tight dress with straps connected by buckles
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    It kind of looks as if she turned a tote bag into a dress, not gonna lie.

    29. And finally, Elle's Jackie Kennedy outfit from Legally Blonde 2: Red, White, and Blonde.

    A polished, retro suit in her signature color and gloves
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    The gloves ruin it for me.