The Celebrity Birthday Style Lookbook

Put the plastic tiara down and step away.

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For some of us, birthdays are solitary affairs spent contemplating the futility of life and wondering how and why it seems like the years go faster and faster. For others, it's an opportunity to dress to the nines/like the decadence of the early aughts never ended. Which one would you rather turn into a lifestyle? Right. Keep clicking for photos of what the rich and famous wore to celebrate getting older—and possibly chicer.

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<p>In Jenny Packham at her 24th birthday party</p>
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Kate Upton

In Jenny Packham at her 24th birthday party

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<p>At her 21st birthday party</p>
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Gigi Hadid

At her 21st birthday party

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<p>Also at&nbsp;her 21st birthday party</p>
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Gigi Hadid

Also at her 21st birthday party

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<p>At her 20th birthday party</p>
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Gigi Hadid

At her 20th birthday party

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<p>In 2015</p>
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Rita Ora

In 2015

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<p>In Preen in 2015</p>
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Alexa Chung

In Preen in 2015

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<p>On her 50th birthday</p>
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Elizabeth Hurley

On her 50th birthday

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<p>In 2013</p>
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Sienna Miller

In 2013

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<p>At her 52nd birthday</p>
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Madonna

At her 52nd birthday

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<p>At her 18th birthday party</p>
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Maria Sharapova

At her 18th birthday party

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<p>At&nbsp;her 25th birthday</p>
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Ciara

At her 25th birthday

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<p>At&nbsp;her 25th birthday<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"></span></p>
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Ciara

At her 25th birthday

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<p>At her 22nd birthday party</p>
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Ciara

At her 22nd birthday party

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<p>At her 18th birthday party</p>
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Miley Cyrus

At her 18th birthday party

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<p>As a "guest Pussycat Doll" at her 27th&nbsp;birthday party&nbsp;<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"></span></p>
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Paris Hilton

As a "guest Pussycat Doll" at her 27th birthday party 

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<p>On her 28th birthday</p>
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Paris Hilton

On her 28th birthday

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<p>At her 29th birthday party</p>
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Paris Hilton

At her 29th birthday party

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<p>At her 30th birthday party</p>
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Paris Hilton

At her 30th birthday party

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<p>On her 33rd birthday</p>
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Paris Hilton

On her 33rd birthday

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<p>At her 21st birthday party</p>
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Lindsay Lohan

At her 21st birthday party

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<p>On her 23rd birthday</p>
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Lindsay Lohan

On her 23rd birthday

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<p>In 1978</p>
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Bianca Jagger

In 1978

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<p>In&nbsp;1980</p>
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Bianca Jagger

In 1980

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<p>In 2016</p>
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Georgia May Jagger

In 2016

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<p>In 1991</p>
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Madonna

In 1991

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<p>In 2004 at her birthday party thrown by Valentino (chic)&nbsp;</p>
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Gwyneth Paltrow

In 2004 at her birthday party thrown by Valentino (chic) 

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<p>On her 38th birthday&nbsp;</p>
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Kate Moss

On her 38th birthday 

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<p>On her 40th birthday</p>
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Kate Moss

On her 40th birthday

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<p>At her 40th birthday party</p>
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Kate Moss

At her 40th birthday party

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<p>On her 41st birthday</p>
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Kate Moss

On her 41st birthday

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