The fashion industry is feeling nostalgic for the early 2000s.
From Urban Outfitters to Fashion Nova, shoppers can now find clothes and accessories that look like they were plucked from the early aughts. Puka shell necklaces are available to buy online, and heeled flip flops seem to be a favored footwear choice among celebrities.
Here’s a look at some of the 2000s-inspired fashion trends that are coming back in style.
Platform sandals might not be practical, but they are popular.
Button-up cardigans are making a comeback.
Knotted headbands were all the rage in the early 2000s — and they still are.
Celebrities can be thanked for the return of heeled flip flops.
Velour tracksuits have been sliding back into fashion since 2018.
Necklaces made from seashells are no longer a thing of the past.
Tie Dye is one of the brightest trends returning from the early aughts.
Like tracksuits, tube tops have been making a quiet return to the fashion industry.
Colorful lenses are still proving to be trendy.
Thanks, Amanda. I guess the moral is don’t throw anything away because you never know…
Send burglars running with these fake home security system options.
You can DIY a convincing home security system
There are plenty of safety tips that could save your home from a break-in. One tip is to install a security system, but you might be able to fake that if you invest in a few select products. Click on to see the products to help fake a home security system and deter burglars.
Note: Prices listed were accurate as of press time; pricing fluctuations may occur.
This fake security keypad features an automatic light sensor that lights up the pad at dusk, making it an even more realistic-looking deterrent. At the sight of the device, burglars will likely step away and leave your home alone! Buying one of these fake security systems might keep burglars our, but if they get in, they won’t find your expensive items thanks to these genius secret hiding places for your valuables.
Beware of dog sign
If a burglar has been attacked by a dog before, they might not want to take their chances again. This sign takes it a step further with, “You have been warned. Not responsible for injury or death.” Yikes! Decals may deter less-experienced thieves, which is one of the things every homeowner needs to know.
Fake security system sign for your yard
Security yard signs are one of the cheapest and easiest ways to deter criminals. BrickHouse Security offers high-quality weatherproof signs. If someone scans the QR code in the center of the sign, it will bring them to a webpage informing them that your home is protected by BrickHouse Security technology. If you’re making any of these security mistakes, however, experts say your home is at risk for a break-in.
Fake security dome camera with flashing red LED light
When burglars survey a home or business, they’re likely to look up to see if there’s a camera in sight. The dome camera is a classic security option that will easily be spotted by the bad guys. You can also mix dummy and real cameras to increase your security at a fraction of the cost of all real cameras. Make sure you cover the places where smart homeowners install security cameras.
Home security window or door decals
A little window decal can go a long way. If a burglar sees it before breaking into your home, it might make them think twice about entering. “These are great. We bought them after a break-in at our home. We’ve suffered no break-ins since, but I doubt that speaks to the effectiveness of the product. They look real and we’re hoping they work as a deterrent to the next assailant who thinks they want to enter our home,” one Amazon reviewer says. And yes, burglars usually watch the house before breaking in, so look for the sneaky signs your house is being watched.
Motion sensor dog barking alarm
You might not have a dog, or perhaps your pup is on vacation with you, but the sound of a vicious dog may be enough to send burglars running. When motion is detected, a dog barking sound will be set off with this alarm system. Home security system installers share tips that will keep you and your home safe and secure.
Wall-mount high-power motion sensor scream box
This powerful infrared motion sensor speaker allows you to record your own custom sounds that will play back when the sensor is triggered. And, because it’s an infrared sensor, it will work in total darkness, so even a criminal avoiding the plane of light will be caught off guard! You can record multiple sounds of your choosing. Sometimes a simple, “Hello? Who’s out there?” will do just the trick! If you’re thinking about purchasing a home security system to protect your property and valuables, opt for one of the best home security systems, according to experts.
You don’t have to keep your TV on for hours or even days to deter burglars. This small box that emits light to mimic the color and scene transitions of television programming will give burglars the impression that you’re home and watching TV. Although, the TV room isn’t the first room burglars check for valuables.
Wow. A Harley Trike. They said it would never happen. They said it was sissified. Well. here it is and it looks pretty cool. At about $50k, it should be. The CVO Tri Glide will be rolled out in limited production for 2020.
I wonder if it will have the same Harley sound that we have come to know and hate, uh, love. Sorry. Many of us have sensitive ears and can hear that familiar roar of a Harley from blocks away. This one looks tame though. Happy trails !
Back-to-school shopping season is well underway, and after a fun-filled summer, kids are likely anxious about hitting the books again. To make the transition easier for them—and you—take the time to shop for a selection of stylish back-to-school supplies.
We’re here to make your shopping experience stress-free by rounding up some of the best school goodies you can find online right now. There are items for a good range of ages, from the elementary school student in need of a playful shelf to jazz up their room’s decor to the college student seeking affordable cotton sheets that will last all year long.
1The French Blue Polka Dots Sheet Set
Crane & Canopy
Add personality to a drab dorm room with this cotton sheet set in a polka dot pattern.
280s Retro Geometric Backpack
Set your kid up for success with this geometric patterned backpack that can hold a laptop up to 15 inches. Plus, it has adjustable shoulder straps and a roomy front pocket for supplies.
3Handheld Garment Steamer
Your child will have no excuse to wear a wrinkled shirt with this perfectly-sized garment steamer, which heats up in under a minute.
4Black + Blum Orange Stainless Steel Lunch Box
Any lunch would look more appetizing when stored in this stainless steel box, complete with flatware and a sauce pot.
5Collapsible Green Storage Bins
Home Decorators Collectionhomedepot.com
Keep clutter at bay all semester long with these collapsible storage bins featuring wood handles.
This weather-resistant lunch tote features a monogram—the perfect detail to make your child feel extra special.
7Commute Laptop Sleeve
Mark & Graham
A durable laptop sleeve is an essential for any student, and this leather design, which can be monogrammed, fits the bill.
8Mac n’ Cheese Giraffe Wall Shelf
Drew Barrymore Flower Kidswalmart.com
Hollywood star and mother of two Drew Barrymore just released her Flower Kids home decor collection, and we’re pretty sure that this vibrant giraffe-shaped bookshelf would put a smile on your kid’s face.
9Rainbow Dots Shade with Alligator Lamp Base
Drew Barrymore Flower Kidswalmart.com
Any kid would appreciate this personality-packed table lamp with an alligator base.
10Wink Trinket Tray
Now House by Jonathan Adleramazon.com
A graphic tray to store everything from jewelry to keys.
11Navy Constellations Peel and Stick Wallpaper
Dress up a bare wall with this removable constellations wallpaper.
122019-2020 Academic Planner
The Time Factorytarget.com
Keep your favorite student organized with this academic planner boasting a classic gingham pattern.