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Christina Ricci Nailed The Most Y2K Look Back In 2002 Before Gen Z

Her 2016 look was unforgettable.

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Christina Ricci is a renowned actor, known for playing unconventional characters with a dark twist. She’s also a fashion maven who has evolved from a child star to a style icon. Ahead, see Ricci’s best red carpet looks over the years.

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1995

Ricci attended the 56th Motion Picture Club Installation & Awards Luncheon in New York City wearing a blue silk co-ord set that reads very ‘90s ... and very now.Photo by Victor Malafronte/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

1997

Ricci’s been wearing slip dresses for decades, and this shot from the premiere of The Ice Storm is proof. Ron Galella/Ron Galella Collection/Getty Images

1998

A black spaghetti strap dress is a classic that never goes out of style. Back in 1998, Ricci wore a velvet version for a movie premiere. Jim Smeal/Ron Galella Collection/Getty Images

2000

Ricci was as regal as it gets at the 2000 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in this black and white masterpiece. Rob Beccaris/WireImage/Getty Images

2002

At the 2002 Cannes Film Festival, Ricci styled the ultimate Y2K combo of low-rise jeans and a one-button cardigan — which celebs are currently obsessed with in 2022. Toni Anne Barson Archive/WireImage/Getty Images

2004

Ricci in this Dior dream is early aughts fashion at its finest. J. Countess/WireImage/Getty Images

2010

For the New York Stage and Film’s Annual Winter Gala the actor wore a flirty halter neck piece from Zac Posen’s Spring 2011 Collection. Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan/Getty Images

2015

For Givenchy’s Spring Ready-To-Wear Fashion Show, Ricci graced the red carpet in a modest black dress with open sleeves and white piping details. She paired the look with a black heels. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images

2016

Ricci’s 2016 sheer tiered gown for a Carolina Herrera event is about as romantic as it gets.Michael Stewart/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images

2018

For Dior’s spring/summer 2019 collection Ricci embraced an all-black suit.Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/French Select/Getty Images

2019

For HBO’s 2019 Golden Globe Awards After Party, the actor stepped out in a velvet teal long-sleeve gown, which had a deep neckline. She accessorized with black pointy heels, a clutch, and a thin belt. Presley Ann/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images

2019

At Dior’s Homme Menswear Fall/Winter 2019 show, Ricci appeared in a polished light gray two-piece suit. She held a silver clutch in hand to complete the fresh clean attire. Dominique Charriau/WireImage/Getty Images

2019

The year prior, at the 2019 Vanity Fair Oscar Party, Ricci opted for a sleek black long-sleeve dress that featured a thigh-high split and plunging neckline. She wore a dazzling silver brooch and carried a thin sparkly green clutch. Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images

2020

For the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party, Ricci shined in a dark green long-sleeve dress with two black coordinating accessories: a clutch and a belt. Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic/Getty Images

2021

The actor attended the premiere of Showtime’s Yellowjackets with her husband Mark Hampton in hand. She showed off her baby bump (this is her second child) in a shimmering ice blue dress and accessorized with a thin silver belt and white clutch. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images

2021

Ricci donned a Vivetta black ruffle mini dress, tights, and beige ruched knee-high boots for the 2021 Vulture Festival. She added the subtle detail of a silver brooch to her look. David Livingston/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images

2006

Although LBD are a fave of Ricci’s when she embraces color, she does it right and this light blue gown she wore at the 58th Annual Creative Arts Emmy Awards is proof. Albert L. Ortega/WireImage/Getty Images