Lorde Is Everything We Wish We Were in High School

But we'll never be royals...

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Though she's only 17-years-old, this totally rad starlet has captured our hearts. From her free flowing hair and vampy lipstick to her wise-beyond-her-years attitude, Lorde is sure to make you a believer as well. The video for her single "Team" promptly crashed her Vevo channel—no singing cats or wagging tongues necessary. Girl's got it going on. Watch and find out for yourself:

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Hallie Gould

Hallie has worked in beauty editorial for ten years and has been editorial director at Byrdie since 2021. Previously, she was a senior editor at Byrdie since 2016. During her time at Byrdie, she's written hundreds of high-performing stories on skincare, wellness (including fitness, diet, mental health, body image, et al) makeup, and hair. She's a regular on set, helping to source inspiration for makeup and hair looks, as well as interviewing celebrities, models, and other notable women and men in the beauty space.

Before that, Hallie ran Marie Claire's social media and wrote beauty and culture stories for the site, and helped launch Time Inc.'s digital-only beauty brand, MIMI. After college, she contributed to Time Out New York’s Shopping & Style section before landing her first beauty editor gig at Hearst's Real Beauty. Hallie's writing has also appeared in ELLE, Cosmopolitan, and InStyle. Hallie graduated with a BA in Communication Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.