Y2K is IN

Y2K is IN

The rise of Y2K fashion has recycled trends from early 2000 bringing back bubble-gum colours, chunky footwear and bold accessories. Y2K captures the mix of pop culture and retro technology, when flip phones were hot. Early 2000's has made a come back, with social media like Tik Tok and Instagram popularising the fashion movement with vast style inspiration featuring blush pink, baby tee’s, all fitting into modern day looks. Tik Tok: bb.faith_ 

Tik Tok: bb.faith_

Model Faith Rodriguez has a versatile style but regularly rocks Y2K trends, wearing pop colours, heavy pendants, low rise pants, matching sets, expressing this trend flawlessly. Model: Faith Rodriguez Photographer: LacQuan Scott Versace’s Fall/Winter Collection created nostalgia with their chunky platform shoes. Twitter users commented that the Versace Fall/Winter Collection 2021 had a similar aesthetic to the infamous 2000’s Bratz Doll. The resemblance is uncanny, pop colours and chunky platform shoes were the rave in early 2000's. SZA and Lori Harvey have also been spotted wearing Y2K trends, rocking low rise jeans and white crop tops, a Y2k staple. Beyond fashion, Pantone’s Color of the Year has further confirmed the popularity of the Y2K trend, with their release of ‘Very Peri’, a delicate blue violet mix that reminisces on vintage pop-culture. This color is expected to be seen more throughout the year in fashion, art and mediums of design and creativity. Ultimately, Y2K fashion is the big wave that’s here to stay. Baby tees and baggy jeans have become the wardrobe staples, and the vast use of social media apps will only evolve this trend into the next generation.


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