Jessica Alba in 2003's Honey


Private Icon: Honey

Featuring Jessica Alba, inventor of dance.

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Dance movies were a constant in the late '90s and early 2000s, but 2003's Honey managed to stand out against its competitors. It had everything: Missy Elliott, low-rise pants, choreography by the one and only Laurieann Gibson, and more. Ahead, how to embrace your inner Honey.

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Sean John, Baby Phat, Rocawear. 2003 was really it.

This is the perfect opportunity to cop Sean John's throwback collection with Missguided.

Foundation Tank
Universal Standard

A staple white tank for any size.

Hands down the most important piece to this puzzle.


Thankfully, crop tops and bustiers are back and even better.

Denim Bustier
Junya Watanabe

A denim corset that nods to the early aughts with added ruching.

A strapless option with a light wash that says "the year is 2003 and I'm ready to dance."

Be careful not to get your toes caught in the laces while putting these on. It could easily become a whole thing.

Go Knicks, baby.

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Unfortunately, I can't tell you how to dress like a wannabe Justin Timberlake, but Jessica Alba's look is pretty simple to recreate.

Juicy Couture

Because absolutely nothing says mid-aughts like a Juicy Couture velour hoodie.

Long! Live! Baby Phat!

A reversible jacket giving you the option of going floral.

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