At the outset, let’s delve into what the Y2K trend is all about. The name Y2K was introduced in the late ’90s and is referred to the change of the century with the following year, 2000. The name came into existence because of the concerns of computers not being able to format the date properly after 1999 and it was commonly referred to as the Y2K bug. In terms of fashion, this is used to represent the trends that dominated the ’00s. Classic ones like the silver accents, small accessories, low-rise bottoms, baguette bags were a few of the most popular ones.
As opposed to the minimalistic vibes of recent times, Y2K was big on making statements, be it with quirky accessories or eccentric outfit choices. While it may be tough to replicate the exact same trends, they are coming back with their own twists. They carry a reflection of the current generation fashion while representing the early decade.
Everyone from Kim Kardashian to Kareena Kapoor-Khan are seen rocking some of these trends and it’s definitely something to take note of. So scroll down for some fun inspiration!
Denim on Denim
Sara Ali Khan
Combining the Gen-Z style with the ’00s denim-on-denim trend, Sara Ali Khan’s ensemble is here to slay. The cropped jacket with the embellished pants is a great way to wear this trend with flair!
Tic Tac Clips
Statement clips were THE thing in the Y2K decade, and we are thrilled to have them back. Alia Bhatt’s hair game is spot on with the neon clip and is a great addition to make in your WFH attire as well!
Dua Lipa’s collection of these trendy hair clips has all of us wanting to go buy some for ourselves! The small dainty ones like hers are perfect for you if you like a minimal aesthetic but love the ’00s trends.
Scarf tops are back, and we need to take cues from Janhvi Kapoor on how to style them. She adds a fresh subtle glam to the ensemble and we are loving every bit of it!
We love Jenner’s look with a wide headband that is sure to ignite nostalgic memories of the ’00s. Headbands are another great accessory to wear at home while lounging or while on virtual meetups. It will definitely add a chic touch to your look.
If there is anyone who enjoys the comeback of baby tees, it has to be Ananya Panday who looks super cute in this one. Baby tees are a great casual addition to your wardrobe and are perfect for lounging around the house as well.
Street style queen Bella Hadid surely knows how to wear these! Rocking the double denim look with the iconic ’00s piece, she looks ready to add a chic factor to the ensemble.
Take cues from Emily Ratajkowsky on how to slay the low-rise joggers trend. Oozing comfy vibes, this all-black look is definitely worth taking notes from!
Gigi Hadid’s fun orange baguette bag is the perfect way to make your outfit pop with colour. Giving full Y2K vibes, this bag is a stylish and chic addition to your handbag closet.
Taking us back to the ’00s in this stunning bandana look, Deepika Padukone shows us that she can make any trend look super chic and stylish. It is a great way to amp up your hair game and add a little fun in your WFH routine.