The Child Stars Who Grew Up To Be Fashionistas

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Perhaps the most famous child stars turned fashionistas, Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen got their start as Michelle Tanner in Full House, seen here in a 2004 portrait for the show's fourth season.

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Talk about every girl's dream -- the twins attended the Spice World premiere in 1998 wearing the hottest trends of the time; Doc Martens, sportswear and an updo with face framing tendrils.

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MK & A attended the J.Mendal Fall 2012 show at Lincoln Center during Fall 2012 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in their signature oversized sunglasses, looking as haute as ever.

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Jurnee Smollett got her big break on Full House as BFF of the Olsen's character Michelle Tanner.

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Jurnee had several small parts throughout the 90's and was on the silver screen in 2005's Roll Bounce, pictured here at the premiere.

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Jurnee looked gorgeous at the premied for her 2007 film, The Great Debaters, with Denzel Washington. 

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From 2009-2011, Jurnee starred as Jess Merriweather in the critically acclaimed series Friday Night Lights. She's seen here a year after the show ended, in 2012, at the Miss Golden Globes party in Los Angeles.

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Young Alexa Vega made her big-screen debut in 2001's Spy Kids.

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In 2000, J.K. Rowling's beloved Harry Potter series hit the big screen with young Emma Watson as leading lady Hermione Granger.

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In January 2013, the 22-year-old actress won a People's Choice Award for her work in The Perks of Being a Wallflower and looked amazing in her Peter Pilotto Minidress.

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Dakota Fanning blew audience's away in 2001's I Am Sam alongside Hollywood heavyweights Sean Penn and Michelle Pfeiffer at just 7-years-old.

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Pictured here with her dark 'do in November 2012, Dakota has already solidifed herself as a top Hollywood actress and style maven at just 18.

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Though once just Dakota's younger sister, Elle Fanning has become a star - and fashionista - in her own right. We did love her 2003 yellow clog look though -- so cute!

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In 2013, 14-year-old Elle is following in her fashionable sister's footsteps with more than 25 films under her belt.

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We hardly think of Natalie Portman as a former child star but she got her start - and rave reviews for her part - in 1994's The Professional at the tender age of 13.

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Natalie works it in a very interesting print and a plastered tendril a la J. Lo during her Fly Girls days. Very 90's!

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Dakota Fanning blew audience

Emma moved to the small screen in 2004 to star in Nickolodeon's Unfabulous. Here, at age 13, she takes on the orange carpet this time for the 2004 Kids Choice Awards.

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Victoria Justice's name sure seems to be everywhere these days. Back in 2005, she was just another girl in cowboy books at the Teen People Young Hollywood party.

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Chloe Grace Moretz got her start in 2005's The Amityville Horror alongside Ryan Reynolds. Pictured here on her first red carpet at age 8, she was cute as a button in her pink floral dress.

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This pink poofy prom style in 2009 is a far cry from Chloe's upcoming title role in the 2013 remake of Carrie.

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It's hard to believe that Chloe Grace Moretz is just 15, pictured here at the Peoples Choice awards in January 2013.

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Abigail Breslin's film career began in 2002 with her role as Mel Gibson's daughter in Signs, picutred here at the premiere with her favorite stuffed animal!

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2006 was Breslin's breakout year in Little Miss Sunshine as Olive Hooper. The role garnered Abigail 9 awards and 9 additional nominations.

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In 2008, Abigail starred in Kit Kitteredge: An American Girl, taking the beloved books and dolls to the big screen.

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In 2009, Miranda was gearing up to release her first album, Sparks Fly, and working the orange carpet at the 2009 Kids' Choice Awards.

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Maude looks chic in white at the December 2012 premiere of This is 40, with her sister, Iris, once again. These days, she's also known for her large Twitter following and self-proclaimed addiction to technology.

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Drew Barrymore grew up in a family of Hollywood royalty but made a name for herself as Gertie in 1982's ET.

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In the late 80's, Drew's most noted work was as a party girl - though we adore her curly side pony at the American Cinema Awards in 1987.

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At the 1993 Billboard Music Awards, Drew's style was quintessential 90's, from the short curly bob to the mauve lip.

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Today, Drew's style is laid-back chic - from her tousled waves to her blue suede shoes.

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Later, Anna appear in 90's films such as Fly Away Home, She's All That and A Walk on the Moon. In 2000, she appeared in several films and is seen here at a Harper's Bazaar dinner to celebrate their July issue.

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Throughout the 2000's, Anna began her recurring role in the X-Men series as Rogue. Paquin is pictured here in 2004 at the premiere of Stage Beauty in NYC.

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Before her starring role in 1996's Harriet the Spy, Michelle Trachtenberg was on the cult classic The Adventures of Pete & Pete at age 9.

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In 2000, Michelle joined the cast of Buffy the Vampire Slayer as Sarah Michelle Gellar's sister, Dawn. She's seen here on the 2000 red carpet for the LA Premiere of The Kid.

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Oh my 7th Heaven! Jessica Biel joined the cast of the WB hit at age 16 - pictured here in every 90's trend imaginable for the 1998 press tour.

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Chloe Grace Moretz got her start in 2005

Look at that sass! Chloe worked the red carpet in sparkles and flats back in 2007.

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This pink poofy prom style in 2009 is a far cry from Chloe

It

Abigail Breslin

2006 was Breslin

In 2008, Abigail starred in Kit Kitteredge: An American Girl, taking the beloved books and dolls to the big screen.

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Abigail is just 14 but has already shown her penchant for fashion. In September 2012, she attended the Alice Olivia show during Fashion week with long blonde locks, bright red lips and some killer pumps.

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Young Miranda Cosgrove attends the premiere of her first film, The School of Rock with makeup by Chanel. Just your average 10-year-old!

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Miranda went on to appear in various Nickelodeon series, including Unfabulous with Emma Roberts. In 2007, she starred in her own series, iCarly, which made her a household name.

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In 2009, Miranda was gearing up to release her first album, Sparks Fly, and working the orange carpet at the 2009 Kids

Today, 19-year-old Miranda looks sleek and fashionable at all of her red carpet events.

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Daughter of star director Judd Apatow, a young Maude appeared with her sister, Iris, and mother, Leslie Mann, in Knocked Up back in 2007.

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Maude appears again with sister Iris at the 2009 premiere of Funny People.

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3 years later, Maude poses with her father Judd Apatow at a red carpet event.

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Maude looks chic in white at the December 2012 premiere of This is 40, with her sister, Iris, once again. These days, she

Scarlett Johansson got into the business at age age 9, pictured here at the premiere for Manny and Lo, for which she was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead at age 12.

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In 2001, Scarlett attended the premiere for her movie An American Rhapsody in a daring black lace top.

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Scarlett cropped her hair and wore an interesting blend of fabrics and colors, including her plastic and metallic wedges for the 2003 Independent Spirit Awards.

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In 2012, Scarlet looked stunning in a Rodarte mini dress and Gucci booties at the Hitchcock premiere.

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Drew Barrymore grew up in a family of Hollywood royalty but made a name for herself as Gertie in 1982

In the late 80

At the 1993 Billboard Music Awards, Drew

Today, Drew

A pint-sized Anna Paquin won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Acress at the age of eleven for her role in The Piano, her first film.

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Later, Anna appear in 90

Throughout the 2000

Paquin looked stunning at and Academy Awards Viewing Party in 2012, just a few months before giving birth to twins with her husband and True Blood co-star, Stephen Moyer.

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Kristen Stewart starred in the Panic Room in 2002 at age 12, seen here at the premiere.

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K. Stew keeps it really, really casual at Sundance in 2004 for the premiere of her film, Speak. (Note the promotional beanie.)

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Kristen attends the premiere of The Cake Eaters at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2007 with another casual look.

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In 2012, Kristen Stewart rocked plenty of minidresses but one of our favorite looks was this leather pants and red Louboutins ensemble at the Vanity Fair screening of On the Road.

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Before her starring role in 1996

In 2000, Michelle joined the cast of Buffy the Vampire Slayer as Sarah Michelle Gellar

Who could forget her appearance in the 2004 classic EuroTrip? She looks all grown up here at the Glamour Golden Globes After Party that year.

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Michelle was the portrait of chic at the Marchesa Spring 2013 show at Fashion Week in a sleek low bun, black and white dress and blue pumps.

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Oh my 7th Heaven! Jessica Biel joined the cast of the WB hit at age 16 - pictured here in every 90

Jessica looks much more grown up on the red carpet in 2000 for the Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar Party.

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Jessica Biel goes blonde and off the shoulder with some questionable accessories and eye makeup at the 2004 MTV Movie Awards.

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Jessica looks absolutely stunning at the Playing for Keeps premiere in December 2012. These days, Mrs. Timberlake is one of our favorite fashionistas.

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We've seen it all; child stars turned mathematicians (Danica McKellar aka Winnie Cooper), even child stars that have gone on to become hugely successful in adult roles (Neil Patrick Harris aka Doogie Howser aka Barney Stinson).

Without a doubt, our favorite child star story is the child star turned fashionista. Everyone knows the Olsens and Emma Watson but what about Drew Barrymore's first role or Scarlett Johansson's humble beginnings? Even Anna Paquin was a huge success before True Blood!

Take a look at our favorite former child stars and a few of their most notable red carpet moments before they became the stylelish beauties we know and love today!

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