19 Fashion Trends That Were All The Rage 20 Years Ago But Have Been Completely Forgotten

19 Fashion Trends That Were All The Rage 20 Years Ago But Have Been Completely Forgotten

Did we really go out in low-rise bedazzled jeans and call it ~fashurn~?!



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Especially colourful ones, with zero actual warming properties but loads of sequins to make up for it!


Low-rise jeans.

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If you didn’t pose for a picture by putting your thumb in the belt loop, you weren’t doing it right.


Cropped trasksuit tops.

I don’t know a single ’00s girl who wasn’t *obsessed* with this lewk.


All-diamante everything.

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From bedazzled jeans to sticking faux diamonds to our teeth – we were obsessed?!


Pedal pushers.

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Also known as capri pants – I think I can speak for everybody when I say I’m glad this trouser-length trend hasn’t made a comeback.


Overly-embellished jeans.

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Please note: the red fringing, matching strappy sandals, and wide-sleeved top – major ’00s style points!


Belts. Belts with everything.

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Especially when they weren’t even needed.


Statement-making co-ords.

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It was a time of mixed prints, textures, and colour-matching co-ords of the likes that had never been seen before – and haven’t been seen since, tbh.


Crimped hair.

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Keeping certain sections of your hair dead-straight was key!


Fur-lined coats.

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The absolute height of luxe styling, in my eight-year-old opinion.


Super long and sparkly scarves.

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Let’s be honest – they did everything BUT keep you warm.


Denim maxi skirts.

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Specifically: ones that you could tell had lived a previous life as a pair of jeans.


Dresses made with this shiny, stretchy, and clingy material.

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Unofficially, THE most unflattering fabric known to humankind – unless you’re Kelly Rowland of course.


Colourful tights.

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The more opaque they were, the better!


Colour-coordinated outfits with your pals.

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Friends who slay together stay together (though this sadly wasn’t the case for Steps).


Tiny waistcoats.

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The only thing to wear over a printed tee!


Trilby hats.

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Nobody could rock a trilby like Alicia – but that didn’t stop us all from trying!


Peplum tops.

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They gave us back the curves that the low-rise jeans took away!


And finally, this *exact* crochet hat.

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Did it keep our heads warm? Of course not. Did we insist on wearing it through the entire winter? Absolutely.

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