Flipped is based on the popular YA novel, so obviously it features an all-tween cast. And as a result, we were treated to an education in the full range of 9-14 fashion trends:

The Kids Are Dressing Alright At Flipped Premiere

Jamie Lee Curtis goes for boldly clinging jersey. Apparently the first time she saw Christopher Guest was in a magazine; he was in Spinal Tap drag. The rest is history.


The Kids Are Dressing Alright At Flipped Premiere

Penelope Ann Miller goes uber-feminine. As children, this is how many of us secretly plan to dress when we pick out all our own clothes; most of us change our minds.


The Kids Are Dressing Alright At Flipped Premiere

Rebecca De Mornay goes for the ever-popular "baloon valances" effect.


The Kids Are Dressing Alright At Flipped Premiere

If I were Sammi Hanratty's mother, I'd probably have pursed my lips and pronounced it too reminiscent of vintage lingerie. That said, in a grownup size, it'd be cute for the same reason.


The Kids Are Dressing Alright At Flipped Premiere

Also retro-inspired - and adprable! - Ariel Winter's little number.


The Kids Are Dressing Alright At Flipped Premiere

Madeline Carroll, ready for Ascot.


The Kids Are Dressing Alright At Flipped Premiere

Who is the scary boy on Morgan Lily's shirt?


The Kids Are Dressing Alright At Flipped Premiere

Stefanie Scott: the porcelain doll of many a girlhood dream.


The Kids Are Dressing Alright At Flipped Premiere

Let's hope that shantung isn't chafing Ashley Taylor; it can be rough!


The Kids Are Dressing Alright At Flipped Premiere

Wendelin Van Draanen channels a prom chaperone - magnificently.


The Kids Are Dressing Alright At Flipped Premiere

Ryan Ketzn, obviously the coolest boy in the class.

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