Mean Girls Day may have been on October 3rd, but that doesn't mean we can't still reference one of the most iconic contributions to pop culture as we now know it. 

However, the "on Wednesdays, we wear pink" line seems to have gotten a twist in 2019, as red has come into the picture. We saw this at the 2019 Emmy Awards when coincidentally, more than one A-lister showed up in red and pink gowns. 

And on the cover of the November issue of Harper's Bazaar US, Reese Witherspoon is seen wearing oodles of pink and red ruffles by Alexander McQueen. 

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So it's safe to say that mixing our reds with our pinks like a jar of Woolies Valentines's Day sweets is the cool wave we'll be riding this summer. I mean, the material below speaks for itself.

Red carpet inspo:

Susan Kelechi Watson 

In a Badgley Mischka gown.

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Mandy Moore 

In Brandon Maxwell. 

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Twinsies! 

Taraji P. Henson 

In Vera Wang. 

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Street style inspo 

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Shop this look:

Polka dot organza top, R579 at Zara  

pink and red trends

Asymmetric midi skirt by MANGO, R599 from Superbalist 

pink and red trends

Slip On Block Heel, R189.99 at MRP 

slip on heels

Or...

This button thru A-Line dress, R299.95 at Edgars 

pink and red dress

Converse x MadeMe One Star Platform, R899 at Shelflife 

pink and red trends

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