10 Ingenious Ways To Include Y2K Beauty & Style Trends In Your Wedding Look

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Typically referred to as Y2K, the 2000s were a great era for fashion and style. Everything you can dream of – from baguette bags and low waist jeans to colorful sunglasses and hair clips – was staples of a classic 2000s wardrobe. A number of on-screen characters like Komolika in Kasautii Zindagii Kay and Poo from K3G were responsible for bringing about a major shift in fashion that was soon adopted by the people on the streets. In the present times of uncertainty, Y2K fashion offers a fabulous respite from the chaotic rhythms we have gotten accustomed to. It’s time we hit the rewind button and unleash the fun fashionistas within us. From makeup and styling tips to outfit silhouettes, we are here with a list of 10 ingenious ways you can incorporate Y2K fashion in your wedding looks.

1 Metallic Lipstick


Overdrawn lips were a significant makeup trend of the 2000s and metallic shades seemed to be everybody’s favorite. Brides can take inspiration from this and opt for matching metallic color to accentuate their face.

2 Shararas


This asymmetric blouse-sharara set from K3G was one of the most popular bridal trends of its time. Now that shararas are back in style, young brides can take inspiration from the look when shopping for their wedding. Related Reads: K3G inspired 8 outfits that are kabhi khushi kabhi glam. 

3 Spaghetti Strap Kurti

Karisma Kapoor

Kurtas with shoulder straps have an extremely modern appeal to them. It’s a good way of being traditional while still keeping your style elevated. Pair the look with a slim chunni and you will be good to go!

4 Nude Illusion

Preity Zinta

This nude illusion lehenga from Kal Ho Naa Ho was another famous bridal trend of the 2000s. The key to executing a look like this is to match the nude lining as close to your skin color as possible.

5 Statement Bindi


While bindis have always been an element of Indian clothing, elaborate and decorative ones became really popular in the 2000s. It’s a trend that has faded away but wedding functions are a good reason to wear these stylish bindis.

6 Matching Headband


Matching shoes and purses with your outfit is good but who says you have to stop there? Take inspiration from this Y2K fashion trend of headbands and pair it with any outfit of your choice.

7 Braids


Braids are en-vogue as we often see celebs like Hailey Bieber and Bella Hadid sporting them. But, what few people remember is that this fashion trend was already huge in India in the early 2000s. Brides and bridesmaids can opt for a fun hairstyle with braids for events like mehendi or haldi ceremonies. (Related Reads: 8 bridal hair & beauty lessons to take from Coachella 2022)

8 One Shoulder Blouse


One-shoulder blouses were popularized by celebs on the big and small screen alike in the 2000s. Komolika was often seen sporting a bare shoulder with the saree pallu draped on the other side. This was a major trend and brides should take inspiration from this if they are looking to break the conventionality of a saree blouse.

9 Pastel shades


Very Peri is officially the Pantone color of the year 2022 but lavender and lilac shades were also a major trend during the 2000s. A perfect color for your sarees, lehengas, and sharara sets.

10 Halter Neck

Halter neck

A halter neck is a silhouette that visually elongates your neck and liberates the shoulders, creating a more flattering appearance. This can be adopted into your blouse design if you’re not the one to shy away from showing a little skin at your wedding. (Related Reads: 9 new blouse designs we’re obsessing over)

Out of the hundreds of Y2K fashion trends we adore, we have compiled the list of the top 10. Do let us know in the comments below which ones you liked the most and are probably gonna try out on yourself.

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