Y2K fashion took over our lives by storm back in the 2000s. Pop culture and consumerism were the major influences on fashion at that time. So, in a nutshell, Y2K fashion was the exact opposite of sustainability and conscious clothing. Ironically, the Y2K fashion trends are being revived by one of the most eco-conscious generations and the biggest proponents of secondhand shopping—Gen Z. Luckily for them many iconic outfits from that time can be bought second-hand or thrifted from the stores. Here are some tips to reinvent your Y2K fashion aesthetics through inexpensive yet authentic pieces of that era.
Dust off your denim
Though Y2K fashion is known for its infamous low-rise jeans, wide-leg denim was making a statement during that time too. Modern-day Y2K fashion enthusiasts are bringing back the wide-leg denim which looks equally cute with bucket hats and crop tops alike. If you are feeling a little too brave, you can also shop for pre-loved original Y2K low-rise and
boot-cut jeans as well.
It’s a go for Velour
Velvet Velour track sets were all the rage during the 2000s. All the celebrities were wearing them and it became a fashion phenomenon. Activewear is still in trend decades later. Buying them second-hand is the best way to stay fashionable and sustainable at the same time.
Unique urban wear
Be it retro jerseys or graphic t-shirts, urban wear with funky prints had a place of its own in the Y2K fashion hall of fame. Many famous rappers and boy bands had brands of their own which resulted in the popularity of those t-shirts. Today, we can buy retro and vintage t-shirts of that era from any major secondhand clothing store and relive the glory of Y2K fashion.
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Fashion is often reductively seen as an area of interest for women while men are perceived to be indifferent to the allure of fancy clothing. Apart from glamorous red carpets of global film industries and formal meeting rooms of the corporate world, it is rare to see men putting serious thoughts into their outfits. A major reason is that it is often expensive to look fashionable daily. But it is possible to look stylish every day under the budget if you thrift some classy basics.
Formal Shirts Forever
Formal shirts can save your day in case of fashion emergencies. It is an everyday essential for men that are useful as office wear as well as makes them look effortlessly stylish. Second-hand shirts from major fashion brands can be found at almost all thrift stores. Buying a pre-loved formal shirt is the ultimate way to stay trendy and thrifty.
Retro and Vintage T-shirts
Once in a while, all men should tread into the fashion unknown and try something other than their usual shirts and tailored pants. Embracing fashionable prints and going for bold looks with the help of retro and vintage t-shirts will make your tyle edgy for a change.
For the Love of Hoodie!
Hoodies are the ultimate comfort wear for men than can be used to look dapper if you pair them with the right types of denim. Styling activewear and casual outfits like a hoodie are back in trend due to the pop culture influence and celebrity fashion choices. So, no more shame in wearing hoodies as your go-to outfit choice. But they can be quite pricey if you buy them new. Second-hand hoodies will save you money and keep you looking fleek!
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Fashion reflects our mindset. That’s why it is always advised to dress for the job that you want rather than to dress for the job you currently have. Believe it or not, fashion plays a huge role in our success. The way we dress and carry ourselves shapes other people’s perceptions about us including potential employers. Then the big question is how do we learn more about fashion and improve our style. Here are some tips to update your knowledge about fashion.
Watching runway shows and reading fashion magazines are the best ways to know more about current fashion trends. The more fashion content that you consume, the stronger your sense of style will be. You can easily recreate runway outfits using preloved clothes so
that you can look stylish under a budget.
Instagram is Your Bible
If Instagram can beat fast fashion and make thrifting popular among Gen Z, then it can lend a helping hand with improving your style. Follow fashion influencers and observe the way they style their outfits and imitate them in the beginning. Gradually over time, you
will develop your own personal style. Secondhand clothes are your saviour when it comes to recreating Instagram outfits. Everything you need from high-end vintage dresses to blouses and tops is available to thrift.
Dare to be Different
In the end, getting out of your comfort zone and having the courage to experiment with fashion will teach you far more about your style than any fashion magazine or influencer. It is time to whip out those retro t-shirts that you thought were too loud or that vintage jacket that you bought impulsively and try them out for once. Only through trial and error can we develop impeccable taste in fashion.
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