10 Fashion Girl Clichés That Are SO True

There are girls who enjoy fashion, and then those that live and breathe it. How can you tell if you're in the latter camp? While others fawn over Jessica Alba and Miranda Kerr (rightfully so), you regularly style-stalk insiders like Veronika Heilbrunner or Natalie Joos, wear inspired outfits simply to study at the library or work out, and as a child, hoarded Barbie shoes and your mother's costume jewelry. 

If any of the above is true, you may just be a fashion girl. Scroll through these clichés to determine whether you are guilty as charged. 


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    1. "What are you wearing?" is practically programmed into your text autocorrect.

    What? Your phone gets you. 

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    2. You just happened to "misplace" your boyfriend's heinous shorts.

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    Really, you’re doing him a favor.

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    3. A best friend with the same shoe size? Divine Intervention, as far as you're concerned.

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    Hello, double the shoe closet.

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    4. You've squeezed into too-tight clothes because a store was sold out in your size.

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    While chanting “please fit, please fit, please fit” to yourself.

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    5. You have trouble differentiating between need and want.

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    "Yes, actually, I did need these heels...for...work."

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    6. Losing or ruining a favorite shirt is akin to a Greek tragedy.

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    You can recall the spilled red wine saga, as if it happened yesterday.

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    7. You never really outgrew dress-up and actually find that theme-dressing has helped you in your "grown-up" life.

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    Nothing like cute workout gear to get you out of the house and to the gym, right? 

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    8. You spend an undisclosed amount of time "filling your cart."

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    As well as editing and curating your final order. 

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    9. The word "SALE" plastered on a storefront elicits a visceral reaction.

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    The familiar rush of adrenaline, the increased heart rate—you know the drill.

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    10. You're the first of your friends to try a trend, even if it raises a few eyebrows.

    Hey, someone had to venture out on the lone Birkenstock road to pave the way for everyone else. 

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    Pixie Market Sleeve Tie Shirt Dress ($65)

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    adidas Stan Smith Sneakers ($75)

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    Need Supply Fulton Shirt ($74)

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    Sarah's Bag Clutch Me Purse ($749)

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    Acne Studios Meta Shearling Coat ($2500)

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    Stella McCartney Black Embroidered Portait Skirt ($1095)

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    T by Alexander Wang Crewneck Crop Top with Frayed Hem ($325)

    Don't hang your head in shame, we can get through this together. Have you found yourself doing or saying any of these? Let us know in the comments below!

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