I'm Not Ashamed of Loving This Polarizing 2000s Trend

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The 2000s were quite a time to be alive for fashion. From ultra low–slung jeans to the ubiquitous "going-out top," the decade's most memorable fashion trends are quick to garner polarizing opinions. I, for one, look back on that time in my life and cringe at 80% of what I wore. Denim cutoff skirts and Ugg boots? Nope, never again. Except they are happening again. Well, denim miniskirts that is—hold the Ugg boots.

The skirt trend is quick to garner a wide spectrum of thoughts, feelings, and opinions from anyone who participated in it back in the day. Even if you swore it off for good, you might be reconsidering soon. Denim cutoff skirts are gunning for a comeback in 2018, and it seems that fashion girls agree with me. While you won't see anyone wearing the skirts like they did in the 2000s, it's still giving me all the nostalgia.

Go on to see how celebs like Paris Hilton and Rihanna were wearing denim miniskirts back in the day, and then get inspired by 2018's take on the trend.

How celebs wore denim miniskirts in the 2000s

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The reigning queen of '00s style herself put the "mini" in denim miniskirts.

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This Rihanna outfit should serve as proof that she's an everlasting style star. Even in the decade so many of us cringe at, she managed to look flawless.

How Who What Wear editors are wearing it now

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NYC-based editor Aemilia threw in another beloved '00s-era trend: a crystal belt.

L.A.-based editor Michelle is giving off Cher Horowitz vibes in her skirt-and–tube top pairing.

Fashion girls are giving the skirt a decidedly 2018 spin, wearing them with sculptural heels and mini bags.

Further proof that fashion girls are on board with the skirt's 2018 revival

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Look out for unique details like embellishments or a frayed hem to give the skirt a fresher feel.