Truth be told, the mini skirt has been in and out of fashion trends for decades. At first, it was a risqué garment that defied societal norms. But by the early aughts, it got even shorter, rising above the knee and into pop culture.
Carefree attitude of the noughties birthed some of the most experimental trends in fashion history, with an overflow of excess leg and midriff exposure dominating pop culture.
The mini skirt started out in the late ’60s and ’70s as a “risqué” garment that defied societal norms at the time, and the garment got even shorter by the early aughts. The carefree attitude of the noughties birthed some of the most experimental trends in fashion history, with an overflow of excess leg and midriff exposure dominating pop culture.
If you’re looking for some fashion inspiration from the past to help inform your future micro-mini skirt purchase, see how our favorite stars wore the early-2000s trend back in the day, ahead.
Right at the start of the decade, singer and then-reality star Jessica Simpson arrived at the 2000 U.S. Open in a blue studded micro-mini skirt, which she paired with a white tank and white knee-high boots.
American Pie star Tara Reid wore a shiny black micro-mini skirt with a draped halter top adorned and platform sandals at the 2001 MTV Movie Awards.
Britney Spears has always experimented with fun looks. The pop star attended a 2003 MTV Bash event in a black micro-mini skirt, which she paired with a cropped white tee, pop-art leggings, and black kitten heels. She also accessorized with a fedora hat and a white bowtie.
Actress Mischa Barton was spotted in a very OC-inspired look, wearing a denim mini skirt with a scallop white top and mint green sandals.
Actress Mila Kunis was seen sporting a purple striped tiered mini skirt with a slouchy black sweater and tie-around heels.