It’s sexy (cropped tops, low-slung waists, micro-short hemlines). It’s “aesthetic” – think a mish-mash of influences, pops of colour, and irreverent accessories and layering. And for all its rep for being tacky, it’s undoubtedly fun.
Two decades after the Y2K style era, the look made famous by pop-cultural divas like Britney Spears and Paris Hilton is back on the runways and in real life, fuelled by TikTok and a fashion-adventurous demographic.
Here, three of this new gen’s style stars show off what you need to know now.