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16 Photos Showing The Difference Between '00s Formals And Now

Remember baby doll dresses?

1. Dresses in the '00s:

2. Dresses now:

3. Heels in the '00s:

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Pointed toe, kitten heels, or heels with thin straps were a fave.

4. Heels now: / Via

Thin heels are back in, and the strappier the better.

5. Style icons in the '00s:

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Paris Hilton's baby-doll maxi dress. Who could forget?

6. Style icons now:

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Say what you want, but the Kardashian-Jenners are glam AF.

7. Hairstyles in the '00s:

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RIP barrel curls and bobby-pin updos.

8. Hairstyles now:

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Soft waves, bobs, and balayage are popular choices.

9. Makeup in the '00s:

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The smokier the eye, the better.

10. Makeup now:

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Strong brows, winged eyeliner, and matte lips.

11. Boys fashion in the '00s:

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White jackets and wide-leg pants. Schmick.

12. Boys fashion now:

13. Boys hair in the '00s:

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Those beachy locks, often helped by some casual blonde ~highlights~ that weren't entirely natural.

14. Boys hair now:

15. Must-have accessories for '00s formals:

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Flip phones, sparkly clutches with a strap, and Juicy Tube lip-glosses for all your touch-up desires.

16. Must-have accessories now:

Small, classic clutches, a matte lip cream, and of course a light-up phone case for 🔥🔥🔥 selfies.

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