The music scene during the late 1990s and into the early 2000s was truly a blessing upon our generation. Thanks to the Spice Girls, girls were confident that every problem could be solved by the use of ‘girl power,’ and if it weren’t for *NSYNC, boys may have never gotten over the most heinous trend of the 1990s, otherwise known as frosted tips.
Stop having a crush on Lance Bass.
Before the term “blog” was part of our mainstream vocabulary, before everyone and their mother decided they were a lifestyle blogger, and before twitter and instagram and facebook…there was this amazing thing called Livejournal.
1. Not ‘punk’ girl layering What it was: Above, it is one thing: one tank over a cami with a shelf bra and some ~punk~ accents.
Wear keychains/shirts/pins that said things like “You laugh because I’m different, I laugh because you’re all the same” in green slime writing.
You frequently wrote love letters that you never sent to the boys you liked, and played MASH with your friends over and over until you got the answers you wanted. Basically, you had a lot of feelings.
Please don’t Google any pictures of Rose McGowan after about 2006. It’s a tragedy which, if you have not already been introduced to it, does not need to be a part of your life.
You got your JNCO jeans, you got your tickets to Ozzfest, you got your studded bracelets — you are ready to dip into that Early-2000s Girl honeypot.
Before watching, lower expectations on artistic value for the most part, because these movies were made quickly and cheaply, with the intent of entertaining children.
Glitter keychains that said things like “100% Angel.” (Bonus points if they said “100% Devil” on the back.)