Y2k costumes

We can’t talk about the early 2000s without mentioning the exceptionalY2k costumes this era provided. 💖 Certainly everyone wanted to stand out in Halloween in the Y2k era. As Cady Heron explains in Mean Girls: “In the real world, Halloween is when kids dress up and beg for candy. But in girl world, Halloween is the one time of year a girl can dress like a total slut and no other girl can say anything about it.”

We all love Halloween and it’s never too early or too late to start preparing for your costume. 😉 Let’s be honest, lockdowns have took its toll on us and we just want to celebrate and go all out with our Y2k costume ideas this year. So, don’t even think about about wearing your old devil horns or going with the crowd by buying a Squid Game costume. Be different and time to re-create your childhood dreams in your next Y2k costume party.

So standout and be the main character in your next Halloween party! Pick from cowboy / cowgirl, fairy grunge or pop star, for sure you’ll get plenty of Y2k costume ideas to wear.

Y2k cowgirl and cowboy costumes

Did you grow up obsessing over Hannah Montana or Nicole Richie in The Simple Life?… Or just simply enjoy the Y2k cowboy aesthetics? Either way, let your reins go and release you inner cow girl! Yeehaw!

Looking for a Y2k Halloween costume?

Trick or treat? Or are you the one giving everyone else the eye candy? We have picked the best Y2k Halloween costumes from the cartoons we’ve watched in our childhood to movies that served the best noughties fashion moments. So don’t just wear the same old costume of last year? Be your favorite character from the Y2k era!

Discover our new Y2k Couples costumes

What’s better than wearing your favorite costume? Well, it’s having a partner to complete the theme. Below are our best and most unique ideas for Y2k couple costumes that will separate you from all the rest! Both for men and women, let’s all celebrate Y2k!

Sexy Y2k Fairy costumes

Only in the Y2k era could such a mix exist! The fairy grunge adds a bit of whimsy to your cool Y2k outfits. These items are guaranteed to make you feel sexy and magical. Get yours now!

Buy a Y2k Pop star costume

Here is your chance to take centerstage in our Y2k Pop Star costumes! Free Britney with a costume from Toxic, go dirty with a Christina Aguilera inspired ensemble, or accept an award as J Lo. With these looks, you’ll definitely top the charts of the best dressed in the next Halloween party.

Y2k Cartoon Inspirations

Discover some Y2k party outfits inspired in the cartoons that marked an era in the late 90s – beginning of 2000s. Either for 1, 2 or even 3 friends, you can finally dress up as your favorite cartoons. Check the sections below!👇

As Told by Ginger

One of our favourite cartoons while growing up. Ginger and her group of friends were our constant companions as we made our way through our emotional teen years and awkward junior high.

Pick from Ginger and don a red wig. Maybe Courtney and Miranda are more up your speed, these characters bring out the Y2k aesthetic with colors and tailoring.

Totally Spies

This fast-paced cartoon was filled with awesome gadgets and witty characters. Now, you can be one of them! Gather your friends and dress up as Sam, Clover and Alex.

The Wild Thorberrys

Do you still remember the adventures of this family? Who can forget the smart Eliza, who always found her way out of extremely dangerous situations? There’s also the antsy Debbie, a typical teenager who just longed for a normal suburban life. Which one are you gonna pick?

Y2k TV shows

Now you can show your friends the kids’ shows and adult TV shows that filled your childhood during the early 2000s. Who knows, maybe you already have some of these items in your closet and you just need some inspiration. Anyway, scroll down to catch the best early aoughts costume you can find.

That’s so Raven

Raven was the best friend we always wanted to have. Her offbeat character and sassy attitude were just so refreshing to see in a pool of prim and proper female leads.

Lizzie Mcguire

Lizzie and Miranda were true star icons of my preteen years. Their outfits inspired my generation to be daring and experiment with prints. Let’s also talk about their hair game! This is major hairspiration of the early 2000s.

Y2k Movies

Some movies mark an era by their acting, direction, or… costumes! In our case, we loved these two films in which fashion took precedence over any script. Do they sound familiar?

Cheetah Girls

Are you and your girlfriends looking to dress up as a group? Then look no further, the Cheetah girls’ costume is the easiest way you can dress up with Y2k inspiration. Just don’t forget to practice their song, Cheetah Sisters.

Josie and the Pussycats

A cult classic, Josie and the Pussycats’ message surprisingly rings true to the current music industry and social media. So if you want to dress up sexy but with a hint of cultural awareness, this is the perfect costume for you and your friends.

Other Y2k costume ideas…

Still not sure what to wear in a Y2k party? Lucky you, cause we have more Y2k party outfits and accessories to dress like a real star from the ’90s and 2000s. Have fun and go wild!

Along with Y2k costumes, we also recommend…


Nails with Y2k aesthetic of pink glittery flames

Amp up your look with the trendiest nail designs of Y2k.

Baby tees

baby tee with angel logo in the middle

Some of the cutest trends of early 2000s were baby tees and T-shirts that show off your quirky personality.