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A History Of It Girls, Internet Edition

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    The term "It Girl" gets bandied about pretty frequently these days. But, we think there are a limited few ladies who've actually been the life of every party to truly earn "It." It's a quality that comes from within, not something that can be labeled or mastered with practice. And, it's this exact X factor that elevates a good dresser to a style star, a blogger to dot-com royalty, and a party girl to "the one to watch" in the highly sought-after digital amphitheater.

    So, we thought we'd make a flip-book of familiar faces to connect the dots on this group of ladies we've searched, clicked, and "Liked" for the past few years. Consider this an online ode to our very real-life girl crushes.

    Click through and see which of these 15 dot-com darlings you heart most.

    Designed by Ly Ngo.

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