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This Is What 100 Years Of Girls' Fashion Looks Like

From big bows to baseball tees.

The folks behind the Lammily doll — the Barbie doll designed with realistic proportions — made this video featuring 100 years of girls' fashion, and it's pretty amazing to see how much stuff has changed.

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In the 1900s, girls were dressed in incredibly feminine pink bows and florals.

Girls wore exclusively dresses that often included lace detail.
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Girls wore exclusively dresses that often included lace detail.

By the 1910s, girls started to wear more colorful clothing, and ribbons were added as accessories.

In the 1920s, dropwaist dresses were popular, as girls emulated flapper style. They wore their hair short, or set in deep waves.

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In the '30s, girls' dresses became more austere and frilly fashion was replaced with puff sleeves and Peter Pan collars.

The Great Depression had a pretty profound impact on fashion.
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The Great Depression had a pretty profound impact on fashion.

World War II brought with it new synthetic materials. Families were forced to make do with fewer garments, and military detailing like buttons and strong shoulders were in vogue.

In the post-war '50s, girls started to wear bold colors, and dresses were fitted with tulle underskirts. Girls wore their hair in high, sassy ponytails.

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Also, enter the poodle skirt!

By the 1960s, there was a much greater freedom in fashion, and girls were wearing mini-skirts, and tighter garments.

Synthetic fabrics like polyester became popular, and girls wore their hair short or with fun accessories like headbands.
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Synthetic fabrics like polyester became popular, and girls wore their hair short or with fun accessories like headbands.

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The '70s were all about collared dresses and jumpers in every shade of polyester imaginable. The style was super bohemian and hippie-inspired.

In the '80s, girls were influenced by the emergence of things like MTV and pop music — and youth culture marketed just to them.

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Neon and bright colors were super popular and girls wore jeans with everything.

The '90s were all about babydoll dresses and leggings.

Comfort was the name of the game and the trickle down influence of grunge could be felt in the way girls dressed.

The 2000s girl lived in her khakis and baseball tee. The vibe was all about "girl power" and tomboy cool.

These days, girls are emulating their teen and adult counterparts more and more.

Thanks to the internet and online shopping, girls have greater access to new trends, and are seemingly more influenced by celebrity culture than ever.
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Thanks to the internet and online shopping, girls have greater access to new trends, and are seemingly more influenced by celebrity culture than ever.

Catch the whole video here.

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