Jessica Biel May Have Just Won #TBT With This Hilarious '90s Photo

02/13/2014 at 02:26 PM ET

I circled everything that's wrong with this picture. #TBT

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Thursday is not just our favorite day because it’s closest to Friday. It’s also the day we check our Instagram feeds on an hourly basis for #TBT posts. And thanks to Jessica Biel, we found possibly our favorite throwback photo of all time. (Seriously, we can’t look at it without laughing.)

The actress shared the above pic of herself in an outfit that probably looks familiar, because you wore something similar in the late ’90s. (Or at least we did.) “I circled everything that’s wrong with this picture. #TBT,” she captioned the snap of her flare jeans, tube top and, yes, we think those are rubber Rocket Dog platforms on her feet.

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We did some digging on the photo and found out Biel (and her tan lines) hit the red carpet in this ensemble at the 1998 premiere of Halloween H2O in Westwood, Calif. The outfit looks straight out of Mary Camden’s closet, which makes sense because this was at the height of Biel’s 7th Heaven fame. (It was also the height of husband Justin Timberlake’s ramen noodle hair to give you more pop culture historical reference.)

What do you think of Biel’s TBT moment? Do you have a similar photo in your arsenal? Share your thoughts below!

–Brittany Talarico

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Lisa on

I dressed exactly like that in 1998 (including the tan lines)! Awesome

guest on

Not just any Rocket Dog platforms, Rocket Dog FLIP FLOP platforms.

Man I miss the 90s.

Eli on

Hah. Most of the time the writing on People is so poor but I have to give props to the analogy between JT’s head in the 1990s and ramen noodles.

Emma on

Don’t worry Jessica most of us were right there with ya on this look. I know I Regardless, she still looked gorgeous.

Iona on

The 80’s were much, much better :)

Pam on

That’s exactly what I wore then too. It’s not too bad considering some of the other horrible styles then.

Mia on

Another bang up job by People.

Sophia on

She’s gorgeous and funny. Love her tweets!

lunamila on

I think Jessica Biel has always been boring, from that moment until now, but she used to be prettier even wearing that.

K. on

Nothing “hilarious” about the picture. I see a young lady looking perfectly normal?

Bea on

The funny thing is that outfit is actually better today than 99% of what she usually wears in 2013/2014. She has horrible style.

Mamagirl31 on

Ahh… Rocket Dogs… I was a big believer in those too… Yikes!!

ton on

Oh and look she is smiling. We haven’t seen that on her since the 90’s either.

MissEm on

Wow, what has she done to her lips since then?? I barely recognized her!

Mandi on

What?? She’s always smiling in her pap pictures.

Guest on

I like her she seems normal and she’s looks better now than she ever did. Internet trolls will nitpick at every little thing^^^

Andi on

Wish I looked that funny.

Jenny! on

Lol classic! How fun is that… miss some of them clothes haha

Kate on

She was always a cute girl though.

Julesy on

I think she looked absolutely adorable in this photo! Cute face, smashing figure. We all have retro fashion pics that we regret but back in the day, it was “the look”.

Casmia on

Her fashions weren’t the only throw back..check out her thin lips…she’s totally inflated now.

Kim on

I think she looks gorgeous, and I added this picture to my inspiration folder.

Mellissa on

I don’t see what’s so “hilarious” about those pictures? It was the 90s, but she’s not even wearing any of the cringeworthy fashions of that decade. C’mon People, try harder next time.

tara on

tan lines are tacky but I like the outfit

judi danciu on

I had that outfit back then…lol….I think if she got her hair cut in a BOB without those bangs , she would look fab…like she did then….she hides her pretty face now

Scottso on

Jessica could wear a burlap bag and still be hot.

Boo on

It’s nice to see a photograph of her original lips, before the all the filler. #TBT indeed.

Jenn on

I’d wear those jeans now, lol.

Jill on

I dressed just like that too. My brother was eerily close to the same.

Mark Addeo on

If by “hilarious” you mean “beautiful” then yes Jessica looks hilarious.

Havana on

Wow she had so much work done, her nose, lips, cheeks, even eyes look so different now!!!

Christopher on


ihavea screwloose on

Jessica Biel’s beauty can only be weighed in kilo-tons.

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