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Pigtails, glitter nails, sparkly eyeshadow — when you're 13, those all seem like the raddest, coolest beauty looks a girl can wear. Past puberty, however, they're not considered a chic beauty choice. Or are they? At shows like Jason Wu, Dior, Giles, and myriad others these past few seasons, we saw beauty looks our pre-teen selves would have sported. The big difference? These hair and makeup trends looked chic and sophisticated in addition to being fun and funky.
Always ones to indulge our nostalgia, we wanted to see if there was a way we could update those cherished looks of our misspent youth (we did spend a lot of time in the makeup aisle at Claire's) into something a bit more fashion-forward. So, we enlisted some of the best pros in the game right now to help us turn those teenybopper trends into something our adult selves would be proud to wear out in public (and not just on Halloween). Read on for their tips, plus the products you need to pull 'em off.
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Some things are just better when together. Say, peanut butter and jelly, Simon and Garfunkel, and, the latest example, Luv Aj and JewelMint. The two L.A.-based labels have come together for the first time to create an all-gold range that's very sleek, and stackable.
Boasting 11 pieces in total — each of which read
The lights raised, music blasted, cameras flashed, and models sashayed down the runway in things we won't get to wear until spring 2015. It could have been any runway show during any Fashion Week in terms of quality and production, but there was one monumental difference: Every single designer look was plus-size.
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