• This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
What To Watch

1 month ago, by Voir Editorial Team From ‘How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days’ To ’13 Going On 30′: Exploring 8 Of The Most Memorable Rom-Coms Of The 2000s

1 month ago, by Voir Editorial Team

From ‘How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days’ To ’13 Going On 30′: Exploring 8 Of The Most Memorable Rom-Coms Of The 2000s

The era of the late 90’s and early 2000’s was the prime time for romantic comedies. Katherine Heigl, Kate Hudson, and Anne Hathaway, to name but a few, ruled our screens and had us laughing and crying through the decade. On top of that, they all had high powered jobs, particularly in the journalism field which inspired the next generation of women, including us. We thought we’d do a recap of some of the most iconic Rom-Com’s of the 2000’s.

‘How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days’ (2003)


In this iconic film, Kate Hudson’s character writes an article on how to lose a man in 10 days, while her counterpart Matthew McConaughey has a similar plan, to make a girl fall in love with him in 10 days to score a Diamond account at his advertising firm. However, the plan goes array when they end up falling in love for real.

’10 Things I Hate About You’ (1999)


The film starring Heath Ledger, Julia Styles and Joseph Gordon-Levitt is a modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew.” Rebellious teen girl, Kat, is wooed by school bad boy Patrick as part of a bet so another school mate can date Kat’s sister. However as fitting with most Rom-Coms, an unexpected love blossoms through a hilarious story of friendship and comedy. 

’13 Going On 30′ (2004)



13 Going on 30 follows Jenna, a 13-year-old girl who wakes up in her 30-year-old body. She wakes up as an editor of a high fashion magazine in NYC and at first it seems she’s got everything she dreamed of however the story follows her as she navigates adult life with the help of her childhood best friend, Matt. Jenna learns the importance of staying true to herself and repairing past mistakes in this heart-warming and comedic coming-of-age tale.

‘Love Actually’ (2003)



The star-studded cast of Love Actually and heart-warming story won over the nation upon release. The film weaves together multiple love stories during the holiday season in London. From unrequited crushes to forbidden romances, the film explores the complexities of love in all its forms and celebrates the magic and messiness of love during the festive season.

‘Bridget Jones’s Diary’ (2001)


The hilarious British comedy follows the clumsy and relatable Bridget as she navigates love, friendship, and work in London. Documenting her ups and downs in a diary, Bridget juggles two suitors, the charming Mark Darcy and the roguish Daniel Cleaver. With humour and heart, Bridget learns to embrace her imperfections and find happiness.

‘(500) Days Of Summer’ (2009)


500 Days of Summer is a nonlinear romantic comedy-drama that explores the relationship between Tom and Summer. Through 500 days of highs and lows, the film challenges common romantic tropes and delves into the complexities of love, heartbreak, and personal growth. With a unique storytelling style, it captures the bittersweet essence of modern romance.

‘Bride Wars’ (2009)


The hit film starring Anne Hathaway and Kate Hudson follows best friends Liv and Emma as the get engaged at the same time as they always dreamed, However after a falling out, inadvertently schedule their weddings on the same day. What starts as a friendly rivalry escalates into all-out war, testing their friendship and sanity. As they sabotage each other’s big day, they learn valuable lessons about love, loyalty, and forgiveness.

’27 Dresses’ (2008)


Starring Katherine Heigl, 27 Dresses follows Jane, a perpetual bridesmaid who selflessly helps others find love while concealing her own feelings. When her sister gets engaged to Jane’s secret crush, Jane must confront her true desires and learn to prioritize her own happiness. With humour and heart, Jane finds her own happily-ever-after.

Written By Lauren Dickson


Welcome to Voir Fashion!

Register with your email

Reset your password

Confirmation code