Something about my outfit just wasn’t right.
Was it the height of my socks? The cut of my jeans or sweater?
If you, like me, find yourself asking these questions, there’s a good chance you’re a millennial trying to wade through TikToks that shame your choice of jeans.
We’re not just getting dragged for our skinny jeans. Gen Z is letting us know our choices in socks, shirt cuts, neutral colors, and even buying new instead of used, are tired, outdated — and sometimes even offensive.
Every generation has a hard time keeping up with fashion trends, but Gen Z became the generation to define cool in the era of TikTok, when trends moved faster than ever.
As you let go of curling wands and slim fits, instead of getting overwhelmed (and having early 2000s flashbacks), try these stylists’ tips for embracing new trends while still being true to yourself.