If you want to see Kate Hudson gleaming gold, Cate Blanchett in a bizarre suit, J.Lo in animal print, Beyonce and Helen and Reese and Kirsten in a TERRIBLE shirt — oh, and this truly Bjorkian ballgown — then this slideshow full of 2001 and 2002 delights is just the snack you need.

After covering the 1990s in two parts, we skipped 2000 because, well, we did it already:

I definitely do not feel good about coming back around to posts we did during the pandemic, and still being in said pandemic. Let’s hope that won’t be the case for long.

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