There are signs that fashion from the early 2000s will be popular among the MZ generation. The Y2K hashtag is the talk of the town. The reason why Y2K is that the Z generation, which has had limited social interaction due to COVID-19, is now becoming very active. As this generation is discovering through TikTok that the early 2000s was a flourishing period of popular culture, a phenomenon of nostalgia for the culture and fashion of this era has developed. Also, conflicting trends are trending at the same time, such as “underboob” and “genderless.” Let’s look at some Y2K fashion trends that are coming back in style.
Y2K embodies a retro Western feeling, and one of the main aspects is the high-teen style of the West. Among the Y2K trends, this is the most popular element for Generation Z.
This style reveals one's own personality. It features comfortable sweatshirt and pants. It requires a messenger bag for laptop and books needed in class.
City boy fashion
This style pursues both naturalness and comfort. It matches overfit shirts and wide pants. Glasses and hair pins appear intelligent mood.
The top is short and the bottom is worn low as it is a falling off, contrary to the high waist bottoms. This style is characterized by pants that are worn lower than the actual waistline, which makes the waist and abdominal muscles stand out.
An accessary combination that is primary color, fluorochrome color, and bold color.
In the 2000s, hip-hop was very everywhere, and wide pants and cargo pants with pockets were popular.
Graphic crop top
Y2K fashion is characterized by crop tops, not just the usual crop tops but crop tops with added graphics.
Pink is a popular color among the MZ generation. Pink shows more kitsch and fresh and lively feeling, which is the point of Y2K fashion.
A short strap bag that is tied tightly under the shoulder. It was popular in the 90s. It is a hot and trendy bag design in 2022 because you can easily carry it around and give points.
“Dress up, dress up, and dress up” fashion
Embodies colorful fashion like check patterns, vivid colors, and primary colors.
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