Your Favorite Childhood Styling Trick Just Became *the* Chic New Thing to Do

Six-year-old you was onto something.

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Sartorially, some of us peak early—as early as grade school when matching your shirt to your trousers to your Skechers to your hair ribbons was the Prime Directive. We like to think we're more open-minded now, but as you'll see ahead, sometimes, the old ways are best. 

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<p>Glam AF. The best thing about wearing one color head to toe is that you can't really mess it up—the shades don't even have to be exactly the same. </p>
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Emilia Wickstead

Glam AF. The best thing about wearing one color head to toe is that you can't really mess it up—the shades don't even have to be exactly the same.

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<p>Level 2: tights in the same print as your dress. </p>
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Zimmermann

Level 2: tights in the same print as your dress.

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<p>Between the fur and the cable knit and the ribbon, we're counting at least five textures here. Variation in fabric = 🔑.</p>
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Ryan Roche

Between the fur and the cable knit and the ribbon, we're counting at least five textures here. Variation in fabric = 🔑.

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<p>Ditto. Bonus points if your hair fits the theme. </p>
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Carolina Herrera

Ditto. Bonus points if your hair fits the theme.

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<p>Regular people would do a black boot. Not Vivetta. </p>
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Vivetta

Regular people would do a black boot. Not Vivetta.

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<p>Have not even *thought* about wanting colored tights until now. </p>
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Gucci

Have not even *thought* about wanting colored tights until now.

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<p>::need for colored tights intensifies:: </p>
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Zimmermann

::need for colored tights intensifies::

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<p>Repeat after me: "'Matchy-matchy' is not a dirty word. 'Matchy-matchy' is not a dirty word."</p>
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Laura Biagiotti

Repeat after me: "'Matchy-matchy' is not a dirty word. 'Matchy-matchy' is not a dirty word."

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<p>Why do I weirdly like rust now? </p>
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M. Martin

Why do I weirdly like rust now?

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<p>Axe the wig (or not—up to you), but keep the yellow, which is shaping up to be as big as it was in the early aughts. </p>
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Ashish

Axe the wig (or not—up to you), but keep the yellow, which is shaping up to be as big as it was in the early aughts.

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<p>Give me Gucci...</p>
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Gucci

Give me Gucci...

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<p>Or this velvet co-ord set. </p>
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Arthur Arbessen

Or this velvet co-ord set.

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<p>This dress and those boots would work too. </p>
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Mila Schon

This dress and those boots would work too.

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<p>Like <a href="http://www.marieclaire.com/fashion/news/g3370/non-dress-party-outfit-ideas/?slide=1">this Gigi look</a> but in glorious color.</p>
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Vera Wang

Like this Gigi look but in glorious color.

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<p>You in first grade: tried really hard to find the exact same shades of blue. You now: DGAF. </p>
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Marco de Vincenzo

You in first grade: tried really hard to find the exact same shades of blue. You now: DGAF.

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<p>But still, if you can find tights and Pharrell's hat in aquamarine, good for you. </p>
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Gucci

But still, if you can find tights and Pharrell's hat in aquamarine, good for you.

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<p>Shiny pants!</p>
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Trussardi

Shiny pants!

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<p>And fur stoles worn Miss America-style, which is going to be huge. </p>
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Gabriele Colangelo

And fur stoles worn Miss America-style, which is going to be huge.

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<p>So much going on, yet not *too* much because of the plum palette. </p>
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Anna Sui

So much going on, yet not *too* much because of the plum palette.

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<p>It's a tough decision, but back left girl wins because her tights are in the same print as her dress. Wouldn't it be nice if they were sold together?</p>
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Tanya Taylor

It's a tough decision, but back left girl wins because her tights are in the same print as her dress. Wouldn't it be nice if they were sold together?

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