A Y2K trend moodboard wouldn’t be full with out Devon Aoki. The mannequin and actress dominated the runways throughout the 2000s and shortly grew to become a cult favourite in Hollywood, too, as each Suki in 2 Quick 2 Livid and Dominique in D.E.B.S.

In accordance with the Impartial, Aoki obtained her massive break in modeling because of Kate Moss, who “found” the then-14-year-old within the pages of Interview Journal and pitched her to Moss’ now-former company, Storm. Shortly after, Aoki grew to become one in every of Karl Lagerfeld’s many muses, strolling in his high fashion runway exhibits, and snagging a model take care of Versace.

“It was actually an accident,” Aoki instructed the British newspaper. “I all the time thought fashions needed to match a sure mould. I by no means thought I had what it takes. I’m too small and my look’s fairly bizarre. I do not match the established order. I suppose that’s factor. Not everybody’s 5-foot, 10-inches and stick skinny. There’s extra variety now. It’s OK to be shorter and look kind of completely different.”

Over time within the early 2000s, she grew to become a staple at New York Trend Week, strolling for Diane Von Furstenberg, Oscar de la Renta, and Kimora Lee Simmons’ Child Phat. By 2003, her profession ultimately began to pivot in direction of appearing, and she or he naturally landed cool-girl roles in a lot of hit movies.

Though Aoki lays low from the highlight nowadays, her influential model stays. Her trend moments throughout the pink carpet, trend events, and behind-the-scenes at runway exhibits provide loads of inspiration because the resurgence of Y2K reigns on, from mini skirts and going-out tops to layering clothes over denims.

Forward, take a look at Devon Aoki’s greatest trend moments from the 2000s.

2000, VH1/Vogue Trend Awards

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Carrying a tank with fringe particulars and low-waist pants to the 2000 VH1/Vogue Trend Awards.

2001, MDA’s Muscle Staff Gala & Public sale

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Aoki attended the MDA’s Muscle Staff Gala & Public sale in 2001 sporting a three-quarter pink high and black low-rise leather-based pants.

2001, Fendi Store Opening in Paris

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Alongside designer Jeremy Scott, Aoki stopped on the Fendi Store Opening in Paris in 2001 sporting a slouchy tube high, waist belt, and leather-based flared pants.

2001, Ungaro thirty fifth Anniversary Get together

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It doesn’t get extra Y2K trend than this! On the Ungaro thirty fifth Anniversary Get together in 2001, Aoki wore a pink printed tube gown over a pair of blue bootcut denims.

2002, W Occasions Sq. Resort Opening

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In 2002 on the W Resort Opening in New York’s Occasions Sq., Aoki wore a purple tank and darkish blue low-rise denims, together with an announcement necklace and belt.

2002, Chanel Tremendous Jewellery Boutique Occasion

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At a Chanel jewellery occasion in 2002, Aoki wore a striped knitted gown with knee-high boots and Chanel equipment. Peep nearer and also you’ll see her flip cellphone — oh how we miss flip telephones.

2002, Sufficient Premiere

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Aoki went informal for the Sufficient premiere in 2002. She wore a yellow striped button-down with low-rise denims.

2002, Playboy and Michelob Gentle Occasion

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Aoki wore the last word going-out match of the early 2000s to the Playboy and Michelob Gentle occasion: a tiny tank and, you guessed it, low-rise denims.

2002, MTV VMAs Put up-Get together

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At an MTV VMAs after celebration in 2002, Aoki wore purple assertion pants, a white tank, and a unfastened printed vest.

2003, Lancôme Skincare Launch Get together

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At a Lancôme Skincare Launch Get together in 2003, Aoki wore a nude-colored mini gown with an asymmetrical hem and strappy heels.

2003, 2 Quick 2 Livid Premiere

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Aoki attended the premiere of her movie 2 Quick 2 Livid in 2003, sporting a halter robe with a patchwork print and ruffled hem.

2004, GM’s “Ten” Trend Present

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Aoki attended the 2004 “Ten” Trend Present from GM in low-rise denims and a multiprinted wrap high.

2004, Level & Shoot Premiere

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One other main Y2K trend development? Lengthy cardigans. Aoki wore one with fur trim and cutout holes on the sleeves with a black high and denims.

2004, Outfest Movie Competition

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Aoki channeled a disco ball in a brief and silver wrap gown with matching heels and a bag for the 2004 Outfest Movie Competition.

2005, D.E.B.S. Premiere

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On the premiere of the cult movie D.E.B.S. in 2004, Aoki wore a blush-toned robe with aspect cutouts.

2005, Sin Metropolis Premiere

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In 2005, Aoki attended the premiere of Sin Metropolis in a black robe with cap sleeves and a excessive slit.

2005, Imply Journal Get together

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Aoki attended a Imply Journal celebration in 2005 sporting an all-nude look with a sky-blue cover-up with lace particulars.

2006, L.A. Trend Week

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Throughout L.A. Trend Week in 2006, Aoki was noticed backstage sporting a sequined high, denims, peep-toe heels, and a toting a striped cardigan.

2006, “amfAR Rocks” Profit

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On the fifteenth Annual amfAR Rocks Profit in New York Metropolis, Aoki wore a floral boho-style robe with a low-high, ruffled hem.

2006, Spike TV’s Scream Awards

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In 2006, Aoki attended Spike TV’s Scream Awards sporting a high-slit purple robe.

2007, Hyde Membership

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In head-to-toe neutrals, Aoki was noticed out at Hyde Membership in 2007.

2007, Koi

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At L.A. restaurant Koi in 2007, Aoki wore a neutral-toned high, printed pants, black jacket, and a knotted scarf round her neck.

2008, Chateau Marmont

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Aoki wore a protracted burgundy sequined robe on the Chateau Marmont in 2008.

2009, Trend’s Evening Out

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Aoki attended a dinner preview of the Richard Hambleton exhibition in New York Metropolis in a silver night robe with lengthy black leather-based gloves.

2009, New York Trend Week

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Noticed backstage on the Y-3 Spring 2010 runway present throughout New York Trend Week, Aoki wore a protracted metallic knitted cardigan over a light-colored high and black pants.

2009, “Summit on the Summit” Occasion

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Aoki wore printed pants with a black shirt to the “Summit on the Summit” occasion in 2009.

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