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It Appears The "Exposed Thong" Trend Is Officially Coming Back Into Style

It's about time!

Just about every trend from the early 2000s has come back into style.

Millie Bobby brown wearing tiny sunglasses
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Teeny tiny baby sunglasses, I'm looking at you dear.

But one trend that defined a generation of horny, trashy millennials like myself has eluded the comeback.


That is, until now.


From pioneers like Christina Aguilera.

Christina Aguilera with exposed thong
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To revolutionaries like Paris Hilton.

Paris Hliton with exposed thong
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Even Halle Berry got in on the trend.

Halle Berry with exposed thong
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The exposed thong or "whale tail" was a defining and truly iconic trend from the early 2000s.

Jillian Anderson with exposed thong
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And now, almost two decades later, it appears to be coming back.


Dua Lipa was spotted with a casual but intentional exposed thong in New York.

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Lookie there, our old friend: exposed thong strap.

Felipe Ramales / Splash News

This isn't the first time we've seen the trend.

Bella Hadid has been an outspoken ETA*.

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Exposed thongs were actually a part of Versace's spring 2020 men's show. *Exposed Thong Advocate.

She also posted an Instagram of an exposed thong recently.

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