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    38 Early 2000s Trends That Were Horrifying, Hilarious, And Low-Key Iconic

    This post is equal parts "lol" and "omg that was iconic."

    1. Aggressively gelled and frosted tips

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    2. Bandages as an accessory for the cheek

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    3. Jeans under dresses

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    4. Belly button chains with charms on them

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    5. Invisible eyebrows

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    6. These type of sunglasses

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    7. Jeans that needed to be laced up from the sides

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    8. Shirts that were laced up from the front

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    9. Jeans that needed to be laced up in the front

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    10. You literally had to tie all of your clothes on.

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    11. Extreme, almost magical, low-rise jeans

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    HOW?

    12. A classy fedora

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    13. Shredded turtlenecks

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    14. Just, like, this overall look.

    Baggy ripped jeans and a popped collar
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    15. "Vote For Pedro" shirts

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    16. I don't even know what to call these.

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    17. Bedazzled cellphones

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    18. Distressed bootleg jeans

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    19. Very long scarves

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    20. Very large ties

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    21. Low-rise sweatpants

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    22. Shiny, large spacesuits

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    23. Shirts with casual drug references

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    24. Again, I don't even know.

    NSYNC with large suits
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    25. Skunk highlights

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    26. Goggles

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    27. Very large suits

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    28. Whispy, overgrown hair

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    29. Jeans with large sections cut from the waistband

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    30. Long denim skirts

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    31. "Designer" facial hair

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    32. Extremely short bangs

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    33. Feather elbow guards

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    34. Dip-dyed hair

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    35. These sunglasses

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    36. One exposed thong strap

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    37. Two exposed thong straps

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    38. And a thong that was literally part of the outfit

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