Oh, is your cami not as shiny as humanly possible? Then don't even bother going outside!
Butterfly clips were like gel pens, but for your hair. You get it.
The big pockets were perfect for storing all of your valuables.*
*Lipsmackers. Mostly Lipsmackers.
Nick and Jessica were only my SECOND favorite early-2000's power couple. My first was anti-frizz shampoo and a straightener.
Hillary Duff decreed it. So it must be done.
Look, it was middle school and I hadn't had my growth spurt yet... Actually, I still haven't had my growth spurt.
I loved the powdered blue one and the powdered blue one loved me back. When you know, you just know.
Thongs and low-rise jeans were a controversial combination. Just ask Manny Santos.
Do you like bootcut jeans? Then you'll LOVE their free-spirited sister, flares!
At least with a dress, your whale tail didn't show. Manny, take notes!
Buffy's hair in the second half of season 6 of Buffy the Vampire Slayer was the second most iconic hairdo. Number one was Willow's sassy fringe bob in season 4. I've thought about this A LOT.
If your tiny purse isn't monogrammed, how will people know that it's yours? I rest my case.
The tatters are INTENTIONAL! This is what it's like to be YOUNG AND ALIVE!
Julia Stiles could do no wrong. Be like Julia Stiles.
It didn't matter that it sort of made everyone look like a bug. We were all in this together.
The perfect thing to go with your stick-straight hair! Avril, you taught us so much.
But if you can have TWO accessories, wear it on the same wrist as your Baby G watch. This is what the top of the mountain feels like.
Bubblegum pink, of course. When it was cold out, you could wear it with your Uggs. Or when it wasn't cold out! Times were crazy!
During my freshman year of high school, I got a choppy bob and the lady at the salon parted my hair in a zig zag. "This is it. You've made it," I whispered to myself in the mirror.
This is an INDISPUTABLE FACT!