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14 First-Day-Of-School Photos That'll Make You Miss The Classroom

Bring on the bowl cuts.

We asked the BuzzFeed Community to send us their best throwback back-to-school outfits. Here are the nostalgia-inducing results.

1. This insanely dapper suit-and-tie combo.

"Gonna slay the ladies!" —zootietoo
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"Gonna slay the ladies!" —zootietoo

2. This "too cool for school, but not really 'cause that's where I'm going" moment.

"I was starting fifth grade and my older sister was going through her emo/goth phase, so naturally I followed suit. Well, tried to. However, I was also a safety officer. So I created this ensemble, complete with a Hawaiian backpack, red hair dye, and an orange safety belt." —emilyg49072d7ff
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"I was starting fifth grade and my older sister was going through her emo/goth phase, so naturally I followed suit. Well, tried to. However, I was also a safety officer. So I created this ensemble, complete with a Hawaiian backpack, red hair dye, and an orange safety belt." —emilyg49072d7ff

3. This all-floral-everything OOTD.

"For my first day of third grade, I PROUDLY sported both a bowl cut and this super cool two-piece floral arrangement." —mollym4a6ded52b
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"For my first day of third grade, I PROUDLY sported both a bowl cut and this super cool two-piece floral arrangement." —mollym4a6ded52b

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4. This getup that says "school uniform, but make it FASHION."

 —peytonbach2

5. This pink and blue crew that has all the makings of a kick-ass girl group.

—christinelorrainee

6. This athleisure look that proves moms are wayyy ahead of their time.

"My mother bought this whole outfit and insisted that I wear it on my first day back to school. I couldn't say no." —llondynreneelashawne
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"My mother bought this whole outfit and insisted that I wear it on my first day back to school. I couldn't say no." —llondynreneelashawne

7. This perfect marriage of two classics: the Texas tuxedo and culottes.

"The first day of fifth grade." —brittanyreneev
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"The first day of fifth grade." —brittanyreneev

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8. This perfect example of why all sisters should wear matching outfits.

"Here I am with my sister. I was born in 1975, so that should give you a ballpark of when this picture was taken. Yes, that is a Monchichi that my sister is holding." —birdwatcher00
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"Here I am with my sister. I was born in 1975, so that should give you a ballpark of when this picture was taken. Yes, that is a Monchichi that my sister is holding." —birdwatcher00

9. This master class in how to look chic AF.

"The first day of fifth grade, sometime in the 2000s. I'm rocking that hair tho." —anamoke2001
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"The first day of fifth grade, sometime in the 2000s. I'm rocking that hair tho." —anamoke2001

10. This fashion statement that would, like, totally make Cher and Dionne proud.

"The trendiest chick on the playground circa 1992." —alycez
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"The trendiest chick on the playground circa 1992." —alycez

11. This flawless execution of mixed prints.

 —shaunadeg
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12. This Instagram street style star.

"The first day of kindergarten in 2001." —daniellefaiths
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"The first day of kindergarten in 2001." —daniellefaiths

13. This excellent Punky Brewster–Britney Spears mashup.

"Oversized shoes and pigtails..." —javieragaetep
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"Oversized shoes and pigtails..." —javieragaetep

14. This diva who's perched like she's front row at New York Fashion Week.

"This was first grade in1987, I think. I wore a pink corduroy dress, but WTF was that doily thing?" —katied47fd64e0d
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"This was first grade in1987, I think. I wore a pink corduroy dress, but WTF was that doily thing?" —katied47fd64e0d

15. These sick duds that prove punk can be pretty too thankyouverymuch.

"I was going into fourth grade and really deep into my phase of loving all things pink and wearing only Justice clothes." —maddyw4e5ddcc81
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"I was going into fourth grade and really deep into my phase of loving all things pink and wearing only Justice clothes." —maddyw4e5ddcc81

16. And these two reasons why every kid should own a suit.

"I don't know who looked better, me or my little sister. I thought this was the best outfit EVER." —hillaryl6
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"I don't know who looked better, me or my little sister. I thought this was the best outfit EVER." —hillaryl6

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