While time travel might not be a thing yet, it’s starting to feel like we’ve taken a trip back to the 2000s with these popular trends that have made a return.

From TV shows such as Friends to old school music videos which feature the most sartorially known fashion statements of that time, who would have known that they’d make a comeback in full force as celebrities such as the Kardashians and Jennifer Lopez who effortlessly embrace them with a modern touch.

Here’s some of the top trends from the 2000s we’ve seen making a come back as of late.

White tank tops

From A-listers ranging with Britney Spears to Paris Hilton, plain tank tops became a staple back in the day in numerous celebrity wardrobes, as they were spotted wearing one either on the way to the airport or at a party styled with a blazer.

Mini purses


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With fashion labels such as Jacquemus pervading the runways, the Insta-famous bags have become a popular street style favourite and have risen to the ranks of achieving the modern-day it-bag status. The mini bag trend has made its mark globally, as fashion labels including Hermès and Givenchy have also catered to the trend with their mini-sized bags.

Cropped cardigans


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With cropped becoming the new fashion norm, nothing signifies easy fall dressing quite like a shrunken knit sweat with buttons. As celebrities give their stamp of approval to this trend, these dreamy cardigans have definitely made a comeback making a classic option to wear any time of the year.

Wide-leg jeans


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With the flare trend shooting up, as it’s reminiscent of a vintage era. A well-structured pair of wide-leg jeans work well for any occasion and can be experimented with a crop top or even a white shirt.

Oversized sunglasses

XXL oversize frames seem to be on the radar for A-listers worldwide. Whether mood-boosting colours or a statement-making pair of sunnies, finding the right pair can be a daunting task. However, the retro-inspired angular statement oversized eyewear frames are everywhere this season and why not go with the flow and try them out yourself.

Criss-cross tops


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By adding more of a risqué to daily fashion wardrobe, these cross-back tops are a chic way of showing some skin, no matter what the occasion. With the criss-cross trend making a comeback in different forms such as swimwear, dresses and even jumpsuits, crop tops definitely seem to be the most popular trend.

Bucket hat


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This retro accessory has found its versatility with almost any look, featuring a set of wearable pieces that fit for everyone. Whether you’re on the lookout for something ultra-feminine or simply for something to throw on and go, this accessory is just the right fit for an array of looks.

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