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Old-Fashioned Fun
Cowboys swaggered, prairie girls bustled, princesses alighted ‑ and a few teddy bears along for the ride. One little girl's mix‑and‑match costume bash transported all of them back in time.
October 2006
Photographs by Mary Ellen Mark

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sitting pretty
Gossamer Petals dress, $109, Biscotti, Nordstrom, (800) 695‑8000. Brown tutu with pink flowers, $45, ABC Home, ABC Carpet & Home, abchome.com.
Cream lace collar, $57 I  Pinco Pallino, info@ipincopallino.it. Rhinestone ballerina flats, $195, Simonetta, Spring Flowers, (212) 717‑8182. Bear, photographer's own.

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how the west was worn
On him: Thom jacket, $165, Lucy Sykes Child, Yoya, (646) 336‑6844. Jeans, $32, Sean John, macys.com. Shirt, shoes, and accessories, guest's own. On her: Ultrasuede vest with embroidery, $65, Queen Bee, (213) 236‑0753 for store locations. Ruffled cotton blouse and taffeta skirt, $288 for the set, II Gufo, Pitti Bimi, (732) 531‑3676. Star wand, $4.50, Abracadabra Superstore, (212) 627‑5194. Grafiti boots, $145, Estella, (212)255‑3553.

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vest friends
On her: Black blouson tee with chains, $50, Queen Bee, (213) 236‑0753 for store locations. Rorschach dress, $160, Cynthia Rowley, cynthiarowley.com. Red glitter shoes, $28, A Wish Come True, Peanutbutter and Jane, (212) 620‑7952. Chocco bear, $115, FAO Schwarz, fao.com. On him: Blondie vest, $150, and Be Eve shirt, $145, Bill Tornade, Garage, (480) 556‑6900. Medium‑dark core denim jeans, $40, Rocawear, macys.com. Motociclista boots, $275, Tod's, (800) 457‑8637.

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fringe element
Fringed leather jacket, $898, Ralph Lauren Childrenswear, bloomingdales.com. Boot‑cut jeans in Bronze, $22, Lee Jeans, mervyns.com. Black‑and‑white cotton handkerchief, $20, Cabane de Zucca, Cielo, (415) 776‑0641. Vest, shirt, shoes, and accessories, guest's own.

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town and gown
On her: Dress and tiara, guest's own. On him: Corvette layered shirt, $99, Chipie, Pattycake, (615) 383‑1322. Boys' jeans, $17, The Children's Place, childrensplace.com. Blues boots, $240, Simonetta, info@dribbling.it.

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howdy pardners
On him: Be Brisca 2 jacket, $273, Bill Tomade, Oxygen, (305) 864‑9879. Euan shirt, $88, Lucy Sykes Child, Petite Maison, (713) 781‑7373. Jeans, $43, DKNY, (888) 521‑2819. On her: Shirt Juicy Couture, juicycouture.com. Dress, $360, and shoes, $180, I Pinco Pallino, tuesdayschild.com Socks, $12 for three, Little Miss Matched, Iittlemissmatched.com.

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double vision
Striped blazers, $490 each, red velvet pants, $229, and felt crowns, $80 each, I Pinco Pallino, tuesdayschild.com. Suspender shorts, $80, Best & Co., bestnco.com. Shoes, twins' own.

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princess and the fleece
Mongolian lamb‑fur vest, $225, Rizal, Pitti Bimi, (732) 531‑3676. White taffeta dress $295, Ralph Lauren Childrenswear, bloomingdales.com. Musical wand, $10, A Wish Come True, Peanutbutter and Jane, (212) 620‑7952. Tiara, guest's own.

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hostess with the mostest
Hand‑beaded and hand‑dyed dress, $110, Julsar, Inc., Julian & Sara, (212) 226‑1989. Leggings, necklace, and shoes, birthday girl's own.

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little women
Left: Pink cardigan, $150, Sono Qui, Barneys New York, barneys.com. Ascot boots, Naturino, naturino.com for store locations. Shirt and dress, guest's own. Right: Dress, sandals, and accessories, guest's own.

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tutu cute
Pink tutu, $90, Mor Mor Rita, ABC Carpet & Home, abchome.com. Dress, bonnet, and accessories, baby's own.

All photographs shot at the Tribeca Grand Hotel in New York City. Styling by Jennifer Hitzges. Grooming by Claudia Lake.

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