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The Goods on Glitter

They used to say, "All that glitters is not gold." But the saying could be, "All that glitters is cool." Lately it seems that if there isn't at least one rhinestone item in your wardrobe, you might as well call yourself a geek.

The lastest trend is towards sparkly and rhinestoned T-shirts and accessories. It started simple enough - a few Ts with glittery words like Rockstar or Brat. Your fave celebs were diggin' the trend - these glittery Ts have shown up on everyone from Britney to JC Chasez.

Nowadays the trend to glitter like the stars (both celebrity and the ones in the sky) has extended to include all kinds of accessories. You can get rhinestone bracelets in just about any color, rhinestone hair clips and rhinestone sunglasses. And the T-shirts are more than just words now - they're funky patterns and psychedelic designs.

If you see a rhinestone T on someone but you can't find it in any store - chances are they made it. Back in the 70s someone invented something called a Bedazzler. It's this little gizmo that allows you to be-dazzle your own clothes with rhinestones and glittery gems. It's making a big comeback now. If you wanna ride the rhinestone craze but want to be more original, check out your local craft store and pick up a bedazzler.

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    What's the Coolest Glittery T-shirt?

    • A big rhinestone butterfly.
    • A catchy word like Rockstar or Supermodel.
    • All the ones I make myself are the coolest.
    • I think the whole trend is dumb.

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    I already have an older brother and older sis... I wouldn't mind a younger brother, but idk
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    Cupcakesss123
    awww feel sorry for you big sister have lots of responsiblities i am a oldest sis my self and its hard to take care of younger ppl (siblings) so you lucky you small that way older sis take care of you an do everything for you even if  your mom forces your big sis to do every an anything for you  :punk
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    Cupcakesss123
    my brother and sister is really annoying they curse at me they never want me to help them they hate me to their guts so i just wish i have no siblings i regret seeing them for my whole life i get more freedom peace and quiet without them wish it was forever but older bro is a bit cool you get to talk hang out and talk about boy stuff but trust me they  get really annoying so you lucky [s:p/1f9t-en]
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    HannahG
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    Well to the people above, I shop at stores like Hollister, Forever 21, and H&M, but it's still a continuing problem because I have no way of telling if it's too kiddish. 
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