Teenage Style Challenge

Here's the good and the bad news about being a teenager: it doesn't last forever. As teens, transitioning from childhood to adulthood, our sartorial styles, more often than not, go through a transformation just as we do.

Luckily, we can look back on these phases with a mixture of humor and affection. Sometimes.

What did you dress like as a teenager?

Were you a nerd? A prep? A goth? What weird fashion trends did you embrace that you wish you hadn't?

Tell us a story of who you were back then. If you're still a teenager, describe how your dress sense has changed since you were a kid.

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