Low rise jeans are making a comeback, und Millennials, die sich an den Trend der 2000er Jahre erinnern, sind alles andere als glücklich. Die Mode bewegt sich in endlosen Zyklen, alt ist neu, dann wieder neu ist alt und so weiter. Manchmal lernen wir aus unseren Fehlern, manchmal wiederholen wir sie. Aber egal, wie man zu Low Waist Jeans steht, sie sind wieder da und sie sind nicht allein. Der andere Stylingtrick, den wir zuletzt in den 00er-Jahren gesehen haben, ist ebenfalls zurück – der sichtbare Tanga oder das Tragen von Low Rise Jeans mit sichtbaren Riemchen.
The 2022 trend is part of a broader interest in Y2K styling among Generation Z and TikTok users. Videos with the hashtag #lowrisejeans have been viewed 79.6 million times or more on the platform (February 2022 data).
What’s even worse for Millennials is that Generation Z isn’t the only one responsible for the resurgence of the low rise jeans trend among women. The fashion of the 2000s is back on everyone’s minds thanks to celebrities like Olivia Rodrigo, Rihanna and New York Fashion Week.
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- What did low rise jeans look like in 2000?
- What the updated low waist jeans look like
What did low rise jeans look like in 2000?
Low waisted jeans were too tight and uncomfortable
Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Paris Hilton and Jennifer Lopez were the queens of low rise jeans in the early 2000s. For those who weren’t teenagers back then, one of the reasons millennials and members of Generation X aren’t happy about the return of low waisted jeans is the fact that they were completely uncomfortable.
Ordinary things like getting in and out of a car, picking up a phone you just dropped, or sitting in place during a performance quickly became unusually uncomfortable situations. Even if you spend hours working out your abs at the gym, it won’t spare you the humiliation of accidentally showing your butt in public.
Ladies with curves could not wear them
What fashion experts hadn’t considered in 2000 was how people with wider hips, still learning to love them, would fit into low-waisted jeans fashion. Even the smallest curves at the time made it hard to feel comfortable in jeans that were dangerously tight on the lower body.
What the updated low waist jeans look like
However, we have to admit that this time brands have rethought the low-waisted jeans model by making them more wearable. Take a look at some of the updated options.
Low rise baggy jeans are more comfortable for the ladies
As a world-renowned model and activist, Bella Hadid has had a huge impact on what is becoming a trend in the fashion world. Hadid has been repeatedly spotted wearing wide, low-rise jeans. Hailey Bieber has also joined the ever-growing fan club of the new low rise jeans trend.
Model Julia Fox, who became famous for her brief romance with Kanye “Ye” West and her role in Uncut Gems, was seen wearing hipsters that she cut off herself. In a recent Instagram clip, she showed her followers how to cut off her high-waisted jeans to make them more fitted. “They’re much nicer this way,” she says at the end, putting them on.
During her “Future Nostalgia” world tour, Dua Lipa took a photo of herself wearing low waisted jeans and a red top.
Ladies with feminine curves can also wear them
Kim Kardashian shared a photo on Instagram where she is wearing an extremely wide low rise jeans ripped at the knees. Low waist jeans are not the traditional choice for a pregnant woman, unless she is Rihanna.
Back in February, she explained that she cheers herself up with fashion on the days when her pregnancy torments her, and we can only envy her confidence.
Thong is no longer visible
Kendall Jenner has participated in many fashion shows. She has represented leading brands such as Chanel, Victoria’s Secret, Prada and Michael Kors. In 2018, she was the highest paid supermodel, earning over $22 million this year.
Kendall was spotted trying out the visible thong. Instead of wearing the jeans low so that the underwear is visible, the straps are sewn into the waistband.