You're Literally Still Wearing Your Middle School Fashion Nightmares

You're Literally Still Wearing Your Middle School Fashion Nightmares

Why'd you have to go and make ~*fashion*~ so complicated?
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I've noticed something. I'm no historian, but it's true that most trends come back around eventually. Juicy Couture is launching a line of tracksuits for Urban Outfitters this year, and we can only hope Webkinz will be the next to make a comeback. So, sit back, throw on a little Avril Lavigne, and watch history repeat itself.

Plastic Shoes

Then: Check out my sick Jibbitz!

Now: I saw Kim wearing these, so I Amazon primed the Steve Madden knockoffs.

True story, I once wore a hole in my light pink Crocs while riding my Razor scooter to my friend's house. If that isn't the most 2000s story you've ever head, I encourage you to stop reading this article right now.

Loungewear

Then: It is very appropriate for an 85 pound 12 year old to wear sweats that say "Juicy" across the butt.

Now: I can't remember the last time I wore anything but lulu leggings to class.

Graphic Tees

Then: I knew this Aeropostale XS was tight enough when I began to lose circulation in my arms.

Now: Which tshirt-with-an-alcohol-related-slogan will I wear to my 9am finance class today?

True story part II, I wore a black tank top that said "Baby Girl" in gold glitter on it in the fourth grade. On PICTURE DAY. Why my mom let me out of the house in the first place remains a mystery.

Chokers

Then: Does this tattoo choker make me look more Avril or Britney?

Now: No outfit left un-chokered! Not kidding. This leads me to a little section I'd like to call "What the F*ck Forever 21, You Went Way too Far with This One: Choker Edition."

1. Repurposed Denim Choker.

No children's' Wranglers were harmed in the making of this choker. Did I mention this item is SOLD OUT.

2. Fuzzy Faux Fur Choker.

This sort of makes my neck itch just looking at it. Also, why does this remind me of something?

whoop, there it is.

3. Boy Bye Clear Choker.

The perfect accessory for meeting his parents for the first time. Or, perhaps, for developing some sort of rash.

4. Metallic Mood Locket Choker.

There is just so much going on here. If I put this on it would probably read my mood as Very Confused.

5. Modern Structured High Neck Choker.

Kidding people, this is just a neck brace.

Highlights

Then: This clip-in highlight was on sale for $2.75 at Claire's! Steal!

Now: This "shadow root multidimensional hand painted ash blonde balayage" just put me into credit card debt.

I believe the best way to sum up this article is in the immortal words of a 2006 Justin Timblerlake: "What goes around...comes around."

Cover Image Credit: telegraph uk

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8 Reasons Why My Dad Is the Most Important Man In My Life

Forever my number one guy.
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Growing up, there's been one consistent man I can always count on, my father. In any aspect of my life, my dad has always been there, showing me unconditional love and respect every day. No matter what, I know that my dad will always be the most important man in my life for many reasons.

1. He has always been there.

Literally. From the day I was born until today, I have never not been able to count on my dad to be there for me, uplift me and be the best dad he can be.

2. He learned to adapt and suffer through girly trends to make me happy.

I'm sure when my dad was younger and pictured his future, he didn't think about the Barbie pretend pageants, dressing up as a princess, perfecting my pigtails and enduring other countless girly events. My dad never turned me down when I wanted to play a game, no matter what and was always willing to help me pick out cute outfits and do my hair before preschool.

3. He sends the cutest texts.

Random text messages since I have gotten my own cell phone have always come my way from my dad. Those randoms "I love you so much" and "I am so proud of you" never fail to make me smile, and I can always count on my dad for an adorable text message when I'm feeling down.

4. He taught me how to be brave.

When I needed to learn how to swim, he threw me in the pool. When I needed to learn how to ride a bike, he went alongside me and made sure I didn't fall too badly. When I needed to learn how to drive, he was there next to me, making sure I didn't crash.

5. He encourages me to best the best I can be.

My dad sees the best in me, no matter how much I fail. He's always there to support me and turn my failures into successes. He can sit on the phone with me for hours, talking future career stuff and listening to me lay out my future plans and goals. He wants the absolute best for me, and no is never an option, he is always willing to do whatever it takes to get me where I need to be.

6. He gets sentimental way too often, but it's cute.

Whether you're sitting down at the kitchen table, reminiscing about your childhood, or that one song comes on that your dad insists you will dance to together on your wedding day, your dad's emotions often come out in the cutest possible way, forever reminding you how loved you are.


7. He supports you, emotionally and financially.

Need to vent about a guy in your life that isn't treating you well? My dad is there. Need some extra cash to help fund spring break? He's there for that, too.

8. He shows me how I should be treated.

Yes, my dad treats me like a princess, and I don't expect every guy I meet to wait on me hand and foot, but I do expect respect, and that's exactly what my dad showed I deserve. From the way he loves, admires, and respects me, he shows me that there are guys out there who will one day come along and treat me like that. My dad always advises me to not put up with less than I deserve and assures me that the right guy will come along one day.

For these reasons and more, my dad will forever be my No. 1 man. I love you!

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12 Items To Buy From Five Below That Will Inexpensively Modernize Your Dorm Room

You would be amazed at what you can get at this store!

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When you're redecorating your bedroom, you might not think to stop by Five Below, considering everything is $5 and under. But you would be amazed at what you can find in that store.

I went not to long ago to get those cube storage boxes, that go into the shelf, and I left with almost $200 worth of stuff. Now mind you, I've been to this store a million and one times and never have spent this much, but while I was there I figured I would get Easter basket things for my niece and then the idea to redecorate dorm rooms popped into my head as I was looking around. Because let’s be real we all could use a more modern dorm....even if you school just bought new furniture. So here’s 12 things you need to buy from Five Below to modernize your dorm.

1. Wall shelves

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Use command strips to hang these up because you can’t drill into the walls at school!!

2. 3 clip photo frame

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Okay so one isn't out of its package yet, but this is what Five Below's website showed for it.

3. A white fuzzy rug

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4. Cordless hexagon cage lamp

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5. Cute storage basket

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6. Light up sign box

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7. Letter board

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8. An initial light

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So this I've had for years but I'm 100% positive it came from Five Below.

9. 3 piece frame set

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10. Salt rock lamp

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Mines pretty big, but they have smaller ones.

11. An ottoman

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12. A mini cactus

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Or any plant really. They have basil, roses, daisy, strawberries, etc.

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