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Y2K Aesthetic began to see a resurgence in 2020, a time when we could all use some optimism in the form of a playful, quirky outfit. It started with bright pink bags, fuzzy bucket hats and butterfly clips popping up on our Instagram feed, and now, two years later, we’ve learned how to style these old trends again like professionals.
If you’re curious about Y2K fashion and want to know where the aesthetics come from, here are some popular movies, TV series and music videos from the early ’00s. Films such as “Mean Girls” show like “The Simple Life” and music videos like Destiny’s Child’s “Bills, Bills, Bills” and Britney Spears’ “Lucky” have introduced the essentials of Y2K fashion: crop tops, cardigans, camisole. , Low-rise pants and tennis skirts. Other features of that era included logomania, scranches, bandana and butterfly prints. Style stars such as Dua Lipa, Olivia Rodrigo, Rihanna, Justin Sky and Lord’s Leon have worked these references to their outfits. It is noteworthy, however, that the 2000s were the decade where fast fashion really began. With the advent of e-commerce sites and online shopping at the turn of the millennium, people started getting more and more things. So today’s Y2K comeback is not just about celebrating nostalgia, it’s also about using sites like Depop, eBay, The RealReal and Vestiaire Collective to turn mounds of clothing from scratch into more durable minds. On the front, with lots of shopping inspiration, we’ll show you everywhere how to wear Y2K fashion trends – from color palettes to clothing, accessories and more.
– Cara Kia Additional Reporting