Juicy Tracksuits Stage Comeback: 11 Early 2000s Fads We Hope Stay Dead
Britney Spears Wears Juicy Couture in 2005
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Juicy Tracksuits Stage Comeback: 11 Early 2000s Fads We Hope Stay Dead


Bloomingdale's recently announced they would be bringing back Juicy tracksuits — AKA athleisure wear of the early 2000s — and the thought alone gave us PTSD flashbacks to a middle school lunchroom brimming with pink velour-clad queen bees.

If those unsightly tracksuits can make a comeback, clearly none of the mistakes fads from that era is off-limits anymore. Here are 11 trends that really need to stay in our Ralph By Ralph Lauren-filled early adolescence.

Scroll down for a cringe-worthy trip down memory lane and see if you agree!

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Slap Bracelets

Slap Bracelet Trend
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Part “jewelry,” part odd experiment in pre-teen S&M, these accessories were ugly and painful.

Trucker Hats

Kaley Cuoco Wears a Trucker Hat in 2003
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Why was it chic to dress like a trucker? This is one fad we never understood, and still don’t.

Baggy Jeans

Justin Timberlake Wears Baggy Jeans in 2002
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Roomy jeans were all the rage in the early 2000s, but looking back they were anything but flattering. Not even Justin Timberlake, seen here in 2002, could make pants that could’ve doubled as a parachute look cool.

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Butterfly Clips

Hilary Duff Wears Butterfly Clips in 2001
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For some reason, butterflies were everywhere from about 2000-2003, and young starlets (like Hilary Duff, above) just loved to put the little insect-shaped clips in their hair.

Tiffany Heart Tag Bracelet

Tiffany Heart Tag Bracelet
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Also known as the JAP tag, the Tiffany & Co. heart tag bracelet was on every Jewish gal’s Bat Mitzvah gift list for the better part of the 2000s. It was like a Birkin bag for the tween set!

Glitter Body Lotion

Britney Spears Wears Body Glitter in 2001
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What’s better than body lotion that smells like a tropical forest? Lotion that smells like a tropical forest and looks like a fairy must have taken a sparkly s—t in it! Look at Britney Spears circa 2001, she’s practically glowing.

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Peasant Skirts and Blouses

Vanessa Hudgens Wears a Peasant Skirt in 2005
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If you didn’t look like a trucker in the early 2000s, \ chances are you were channeling your inner medieval poor person with a peasant skirt, only made worse by the presence of a matching peasant top.

Chunky Highlights

Kelly Clarkson Rocks Chunky Highlights in 2002
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Is that a zebra? Tiger? No, it’s inaugural American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson and her hideously awful chunky highlights in 2002.

Rhinestones… Everywhere

Beyonce Rocks Rhinestones in 2006
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If you couldn’t afford diamonds on your salary as a weekend sales girl at Limited Too, it was all about the rhinestones. In fact, even celebs like Beyoncé (seen here in 2006) — who could afford real bling — often went the rhinestone route.

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Frosted Tips

Ryan Seacrest With Frosted Tips in 2002
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We’re just gonna leave this photo of Ryan Seacrest and his 2002 frosted tips here for you to marvel at, in the hopes these never make a comeback.

Tramp Stamps

Angelina Jolie and Her Tram Stamp in 2005
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A lower back tattoo might look sexy on Angelina Jolie at the 2005 premiere of Mr. and Mrs. Smith, but for everyone else it’s just a tramp stamp. Let’s hope we’ve seen the last of those!

Viva la Juicy!