Long gone are the days of brace shaming. A once stereotypical symbol of dorky-ness, is now something flashed in fashion campaigns and sported on the catwalk. In homage to the ‘brace face’, we picked out our top 5 train track looks, check them out below…..

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Now the fifth collection for New York based design duo Eckhaus Latta (Mike Eckhaus & Zoe Latta) – we loved their A/W14 look, including models adorned in metal brace retainers.
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Model, and generally cool chick Lily Mcmenamy is known for her quirky looks, following in the footsteps of her model mother Kristen Mcmenamy. In her Sexy Yoga video for i-D, Lily rocks red lips and clear braces.

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Fuck yeah, train tracks! Fucking Young’s SS13 cover editorial pays tribute to youth and the ultimate accessory – braces. Curator Luca Finotti says “According to me, the ideal accessory, which I’ve never lived with tattoos and piercing (although I have one on my tongue), were dental braces… They were really the coolest fashion accessory. I find, among other things, that both a man and a woman with dental braces is incredibly fascinating…” Check the video HERE!

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Comme Des Garçons, the fashion campaign gods, created possibly one of the coolest fashion ads ever. (also a fave of Dazed editor, Isabella Burley) For the A/W 88 ad, these two braced-up babes represent the care-free beauty of youth.

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Last but not least, let’s not forget the queen of everything and anything cool, Gwen Stefani. Pink hair & train tracks? YES PLEASE.