In a lot of ways, 2010s fashion was all about excess. And by excess I mean, you know how Coco Chanel said to take at least one thing off before you leave the house? Well, we didn't do that. If anything, we put on MORE things — bows, pearls, leather, spikes, jewels, and just...sooooo many bracelets.
The style drew inspiration from the accessory-heavy 1980s, also mirroring patterns and fabrics from the decade, like neon, animal print, and lace. But 2010s fashion definitely became its own very distinct thing:
So I thought it'd be fun to take a look back at this era-defining style and see what trends celebs were wearing exactly ten years ago in 2013:
1.Katy Perry in a very Tumblr-inspired grunge look:
2.Carly Rae Jepsen in studded thigh highs surrounded by neon background dancers: