How to dress like pop queen Charli XCX for under $100

The singer puts her own spin on Y2K and rave styles. Get the same fun look with these eight affordable pieces.

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 04:  Singer Charli XCX is seen in SoHo on March 4, 2022 in New York City.  (Pho...
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Since coming up in London’s rave scene, Charli XCX has redefined modern pop — evolving her style alongside her sound. Falling somewhere between grungy club rat and futuristic glamor, the singer’s look mirrors her expansive catalog and is equally beloved by fans.

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Charli introduced her new album Crash with a club-inspired ‘00s look and posing in just a string bikini for the cover art. Sequined accessories, animal prints, and platform heels have fed further into the singer’s self-proclaimed party girl era. Recreate her Y2K look with these eight pieces under $100.

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Quay So Serious Sunglasses, $55

Throughout her style evolution, Charli has remained faithful to this pair of sunglasses, styling the eyewear with crop tops, mini skirts, and a matching purple set. Take a cue from the singer and mix the sunglasses into your nightclub attire too.



Get into Charli’s passion for Y2K with this ultra mini skirt. Style the neon number with black platform boots, a baby tee, and sunglasses for the full look.



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Rhinestone Heart Tassel Earrings, $25

Charli’s looks are defined by maximalism, right down (or up?) to her accessories. These sparkly earrings should help you channel your own inner pop star.

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Floral Cutout Bodycon Dress, $27

On and off the red carpet, Charli loves wearing experimental silhouettes. With a passion for cutouts in particular, the singer could lean for a style like this one. Just pair with some blinged-out accessories to balance out the look.


The more sparkle, the better.

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Lucile Platform Calf Boots, $69

Achieve Charli’s club rat look with these platform boots/heels. Style the experimental footwear with a black cutout dress or daring mini skirt.

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Compassionate Baby Tee, $95

Charli doesn’t really keep things simple, but the best basic she can offer is a graphic tee. Consider recreating her off-duty style with this cheeky T-shirt, low-waisted cargo pants, and retro runners.



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Chuck Taylor All Star Hi Sneaker, $65

Chuck Taylor kicks are classic Charli , in part thanks to her time as a frequent Tumblr muse. Recall her soft grunge era by pairing the sneakers with denim shorts, a tank top, and a flannel.



Channel your pop star mentality with this sparkling bag. Add it to more formal looks or, like Charli, pair the ritzy accessory with sweats.

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