Delving into the UK’s fashion archives can be a bit of a mixed bag. Sure, there are some styles that have stood the test of time, and keep coming back year after year (looking at you, slip dresses). While other pieces provide the comforting nostalgia of youth (thank you, tie dye). There are also many looks that deserve to stay in the past, but are occasionally worth returning to for the memories and the lols. Here’s an edit of those favourite fashion trends from the British 2000s that you know you wore, loved, and might still have at the back of your wardrobe.
In recent years, several fashion trends from the ’00s have made a return – some more surprising than others. On the more wearable side, especially during a year of on-off lockdowns, there was the Juicy Couture-esque velour tracksuit. While in the slightly less comfortable stakes, some fashionistas re-embraced a low-rise jean.
The real ’00s fashion trend shockers, however, have probably been repressed along with the likes of Mr Blobby and Alien Slime Eggs from the same era. Not to mention the brands that didn’t quite make it through to the 2010s – RIP Tammy Girl – would calling them “vintage” be a step too far?
Think Groovy Chick tees, skirts-over-trousers, chunky belts, and Skechers platforms… What an outfit. Keep scrolling to see the best of the British ’00s fashion trends, for the ultimate hit of style nostalgia.