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Patricia Dayacap, Contributor
 
September 04, 2012

What's your style decade?

Would your clothing choices fit best in the '20s, the '50s, the '70s, or the '80s? Find out with this quiz! By Patricia Dayacap
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article_whats-your-style-decade.jpgThe saying "What goes around comes around" could not be more apt for the fashion world. Trends from decades past resurface every season, whether it's the bohemian aesthetic of the '70s hippie or the elegant, cinched-at-the-waist appeal of the '50s lady. What your grandmother or mother wore in her heyday might easily be reinterpreted for the here and now.

But among all the style decades that influence today's fashion trends, which one suits your personality and preferences best? Take our quiz to find out if your style decade is the '20s, the '50s, the '70s, or the '80s!

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1 .) From the following prints, which are you drawn to the most?
  1. Polka dots
  2. Leopard print
  3. Paisley print
  4. Watercolor florals
2 .) Pantone recently released the "It" colors for Fall 2012. Which are you most excited to wear?
  1. Rose Smoke, a blush rose
  2. French Roast, a sophisticated brown
  3. Bright Chartreuse, a vivid yellow-green
  4. Rhapsody, a gray-tinged purple
3 .) The film that captured your stylish heart is...
  1. Roman Holiday with Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck
  2. Scarface with Michelle Pfeiffer and Al Pacino
  3. Shampoo with Goldie Hawn and Warren Beatty
  4. The Great Gatsby with Mia Farrow and Robert Redford
4 .) Which cover-up will you throw on to brave the cooler months ahead?
  1. A tweed jacket
  2. A leather motorcycle jacket
  3. A beat-up denim jacket
  4. An embellished kimono wrap
5 .) How do you do your makeup for girls' nights out?
  1. Pretty and feminine—soft eyes, pink cheeks, and just-bitten lips
  2. Sexy and sophisticated—smoky eyes, a nude lip, and strong eyebrows
  3. Fresh and barely there—glowing skin, curled lashes, and lightly glossed lips
  4. Dramatic and captivating—kohl-rimmed eyes and a bold rouge lip
6 .) Which of these style mavens do you look to for style inspiration?
  1. Olivia Palermo
  2. Victoria Beckham
  3. Nicole Richie
  4. Alexa Chung
7 .) When your feet need a break from high heels, which comfy option do you slip into?
  1. Bow ballet flats
  2. Ankle-strap wedges
  3. Braided clog sandals
  4. Wingtip brogues
8 .) What's your go-to attire on weekends?
  1. A floral sundress and flats
  2. A crisp white button down, skinny jeans, and pumps
  3. A band shirt, cutoff denim shorts, and sneakers
  4. A slouchy sweater, silky tap pants, and ankle boots
9 .) What kind of bag do you tote your everyday essentials in?
  1. A boxy ladylike handbag
  2. A black croc luggage tote
  3. A buttery leather bucket bag
  4. An embellished clasp sling bag
10 .) Which of these underwear styles hold dominion in your undie drawer?
  1. White cotton underwear
  2. Seamless nude underpants
  3. Boy shorts in an array of colors
  4. Lace-trimmed panties
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