The 2000s were chock full of cringe-worthy trends that you never thought would re-surface. And like every era in fashion, they’re now enjoying another trip around the sun. Which ‘ugly’ 2000s fashion trends are back, you ask? Think trucker hats, thong sandals, and shiny pants á la Britney Spears, Beyoncé, Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen, and Paris Hilton.
It’s like de ja vu seeing some of the 2000s trends back in the style lexicon that fashion enthusiasts once declared were polarizing. But the modern iteration of these trends are embracing the ‘ugly’ aesthetic. Consider the sweater vests that it-girls like Kendall Jenner and Bella Hadid have been sporting. Take a look at a pair of shiny pants loved by Lizzo. Or spend some time eyeing the clogs that look so effortlessly cool on Chloë Sevigny.
As much as you thought you would never say it, it’s time to give these controversial looks another try. Ahead, find the top 6 ‘ugly’ fashion trends from the 2000s that are back with aplomb. And follow the below tips to style them the 2021 way.
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