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17 Ways To Look Like A '90s Dream Babe

Because nobody just wakes up looking perfect for their meet-cute with Freddie Prinze Jr.

1. Every hairdo looks better with tendrils.

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It's just a fact. No one can resist those face-framing wisps.

2. Makeup should all be in one matching, frosted hue.

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Bonus points if your lipstick and eyeshadow are the exact same iridescent shade as your lamé minidress.

3. Marabou trim is always a must.

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Whether it's on top of your pen, wrapped around your scrunchie, or adorning your entire ensemble, you can't help but project sheer elegance when covered in feathers from head to toe.

4. Alway have a synchronized dance routine ready to go at a moment's notice.

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You never know when you could be asked to entertain a crowd with your choreography.

5. Always coordinate outfits with your bestie.

How else are people supposed to know she's your ride or die before you even finish each other's sentences?
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How else are people supposed to know she's your ride or die before you even finish each other's sentences?

6. Beret all day.

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Functions as both a lame disguise and a bold sartorial statement piece — a win-win!

7. Gel is a girl’s best friend.

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Well...most of the time.

8. When you want revenge, wear a power suit.

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This has been proven time and again to be the most effective means of communicating that you are, and always will be, the HBIC.

9. Matching your cardigan to your cami can be subversively sexy.

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Meg Ryan was the master of frumpy, uptight sex appeal. Take a page out of her book and leave just about everything to the imagination.

10. The badder you are, the better plaid looks on you.

Nothing goes with a classic green and blue check like a strong resting bitch face.
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Nothing goes with a classic green and blue check like a strong resting bitch face.

11. Your spaghetti straps can never be too thin.

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If they're wider than 1/2" you might as well commit social suicide.

12. Mini backpacks are the only acceptable carry-all...

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All you put in there is your lipgloss and butterfly clips anyway.

13. ...and chokers are the only acceptable necklace.

Do they even make any other kind?
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Do they even make any other kind?

14. Platform sandals can pull together any outfit.

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They just make everything else way more difficult.

15. Sunglasses with tinted lenses majorly increase your cool factor.

Talk about seeing the world through rose-colored glasses.
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Talk about seeing the world through rose-colored glasses.

16. And midriff is mandatory.

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You're going to want to start doing crunches, like ASAP.

17. If all else fails, just try the basics: taking off your nerd glasses and shaking out your hair.

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