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21 Outfits 2000s Girls Lusted After

All hail the mighty Lohan, Bynes, and Duff: Goddesses of 2000s style.

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1. Remember this shirt LiLo wears briefly in Mean Girls? This style dominated Abercrombie and Fitch that year.

What were they...rugby shirts? OH YEAH I'D PLAY SOME STYLISH RUGBY IN THAT.
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What were they...rugby shirts? OH YEAH I'D PLAY SOME STYLISH RUGBY IN THAT.

2. Remember how you were soooo into pleated mini-skirts? And especially when paired with kitten heels and Michael Stars tops?

Like what, we were going to tennis camp in Care Bears land or something?
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Like what, we were going to tennis camp in Care Bears land or something?

3. When Amanda Bynes wore this simple spaghetti strap tank with flares in What a Girl Wants, you thought this was the epitome of chic basic.

Except then your school was all NO BRA STRAPS NO BRA STRAPS! And then you were like, "Muahahahahhahah, they invented clear bra straps and look at me now."
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Except then your school was all NO BRA STRAPS NO BRA STRAPS! And then you were like, "Muahahahahhahah, they invented clear bra straps and look at me now."

4. Brenda Song's colorful fur collar and matching mini-buns inspired so many hair-outfit combos for you after you saw Get a Clue.

All her outfits were amazing tbh.
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All her outfits were amazing tbh.

5. Even though chopsticks were more of a '90s thing, you brought them back after seeing Jennifer Garner double up in 13 Going On 30.

And can we talk about that head-to-toe army green getup? What was that phase...military maiden?
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And can we talk about that head-to-toe army green getup? What was that phase...military maiden?

6. After seeing the Crossroads girls, you cut up ALL your T-shirts. Sadly.

Your parents were not too happy about this.
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Your parents were not too happy about this.

7. Bianca's two piece with a tulle skirt was definitely what you wore to prom. Or a formal. Or in your room. All the time.

Yes. We were all ballerinas that year.
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Yes. We were all ballerinas that year.

8. The newsboy cap with colorful flared cords combo was a classic after The Lizzie McGuire Movie.

Extries extries read awl about it!
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Extries extries read awl about it!

9. You spent hours trying to get your hair perfectly flared after seeing Josie and the Pussycats.

And, of course, flared hair goes best with shiny clubbing outfits such as these. (Because you went to all the hottest clubs when you were a teen?)
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And, of course, flared hair goes best with shiny clubbing outfits such as these. (Because you went to all the hottest clubs when you were a teen?)

10. Lindsay Lohan's Freaky Friday army fatigues and arm party played perfectly into your early 2000s emo look.

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BRB just picking up some more gothic Alice in Wonderland shirts at Hot Topic.

11. Also, let's not forget how printed wifebeaters and messenger bags were also your deal. Especially after seeing this movie.

Backpacks were so passé back then.
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Backpacks were so passé back then.

12. Remember dressing like kind of an oily (yet sexy) tomboy after seeing Crazy/Beautiful?

And you kinda just wanted to wear ripped off white tanks and underwear for the rest of your teen years.
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And you kinda just wanted to wear ripped off white tanks and underwear for the rest of your teen years.

13. Raise your hand if you bought a pink wig after seeing Lost in Translation?

::Raises hand::
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::Raises hand::

14. Admit it: You're STILL lusting over Christina Milian's beach outfit in Love Don't Cost a Thing.

Tanlines be damned, a girl's just gotta wear jeweled fishermen's net to the beach.
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Tanlines be damned, a girl's just gotta wear jeweled fishermen's net to the beach.

15. This Ghost World look you thought was so punk rock holds up surprisingly well today.

10/10 would rock that jacket. Maybe not the plastic pouch. But the jacket for sure.
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10/10 would rock that jacket. Maybe not the plastic pouch. But the jacket for sure.

16. Forget that the Olsen Twins, like, WERE your style goals in the early 2000s...these cut-collar I Heart NY shirts were everywhere after this film.

What do you bet les chi-chi twins d'Olsen wish they could now erase New York Minute from their fashion history?
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What do you bet les chi-chi twins d'Olsen wish they could now erase New York Minute from their fashion history?

17. Jess and Jules' going out outfits in Bend It Like Beckham were the epitome of 2000s sexiness.

Black. Fake. Leather. Tank.
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Black. Fake. Leather. Tank.

18. Admit that you totally admired Julia Stiles' DIY/last minute club outfit from Save the last Dance...which you promptly copied.

Always match your headscarf to your tank.
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Always match your headscarf to your tank.

19. But let's just say that out of all the Plastics, Gretchen's style definitely gave you ideas. Like, yes, thank you, I WILL pair an Olde Tyme tee with a plaid skirt.

Ye olde royal punk looked so edgy back then with Burberry.
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Ye olde royal punk looked so edgy back then with Burberry.

20. And yes, I will be asking for many Tiffany jewelry pieces for Hanukkah.

'Cause classy.
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'Cause classy.

21. And yes I will be preppy af in all the argyle sweaters J. Crew sold me in the fall of 2004. Argyle in all the colors.

Argyle for life.
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Argyle for life.

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