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Queen Elizabeth II turns 90: Her best looks over the years

Happy birthday, Queen Elizabeth II! On April 21, the Queen of England turns 90. To celebrate, we take a look through the archives at some of her best fashion looks over the years.

1951: Still Princess Elizabeth at this point, she wore a windowpane-printed shirt and a full skirt while taking part in a square dance at Rideau Hall in Ottawa. (Photo by Frank Royal/NFB/Getty Images)

1957: A stunning blue ball gown, fur and a tiara for a night out at the Opera with French president Rene Coty. (Photo by RDA/Getty Images)

1962: A gilded ¾-sleeve coat – with white gloves, of course. (Photo by Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

1967: Pretty in pink. (Photo by Jeremy Fletcher/Getty Images)

1971: Decked out in a gorgeous pale yellow and white coat (with matching hat, of course) while visiting Turkey. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)

1974: A matching blue suit and pumps for a holiday in Balmoral, Scotland. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/WireImage)

1975: The Queen’s equivalent of off duty chic: a pink tartan skirt, pink sweater, camera bag and head scarf. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)

1976: Standing out in sea of neutral colours at the 1976 Summer Olympics opening ceremony in Montreal. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)

1977: Pretty much Jackie O. (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)

1977: A flowy green and white shirtdress, green hat and white shoes for a walkabout in New Zealand. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)

1979: In a breathtaking pink number while visiting Saudi Arabia. (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)

1979: Queen Elizabeth II wore a glittering gown to attend a ball in Zambia. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)

1979: Wearing capes long before capes were cool. (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)

1980: To celebrate the Queen Mother’s 80th birthday, Queen Elizabeth II wore a pink dress with metallic accents – and a matching purse. (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)

1981: Stripes and a headscarf for a polo game. (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)

1981: Wearing a pale blue gown with beaded detailing to attend a banquet with Ronald and Nancy Reagan. (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)

1982: Pretty florals in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by David Levenson/Getty Images)

1982: The Queen really knows her patterns. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)

1983: A dress with a floral bodice and white skirt? OK in our books. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)

1986: Blue and yellow (and florals, of course) while visiting Shanghai. (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)

1986: Bright colours in Hong Kong. (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)

1988: She even looks good in riding clothes. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)

1990: Gorgeous in green in Iceland. (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)

1991: Forget a jersey – this is what we should all be wearing to go to a baseball game! (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)

1992: All decked out in purple on the 40th Anniversary of her accession to the throne. (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)

1992: So that’s where the ombre trend started…. (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)

1992: Beaded butterflies in Berlin. (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)

1993: A sweeping pink gown while attending a banquet in Hungary. (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)

1995: Red, blue and yellow during a state visit to South Africa. (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)

1995: So many great patterns. (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)

1995: We love the asymmetrical hemline on this flowered dress. (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)

1996: No one can pull off yellow like the Queen can! (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)

1999: In a gold gown with embroidered detailing. (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)

1999: Pale green and white. (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)

1999: So much going on here – and somehow, the royal manages to make it look effortless! (Photo by Indigo/Getty Images)

2001: This floor-length turquoise gown boasts a simply stunning, scalloped neckline. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)

2003: Fuzzy blue tartan, black riding boots and a patent handbag for the Gold Cup race. (Photo by UK Press/Getty Images)

2004: The Queen looks particularly at ease in bright shades of fuchsia and purple. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

2006: A navy satin skirt suit with delicate blossom detail to mark 50 years of the Duke of Edinburgh’s award scheme. (Photo by POOL/ Tim Graham Picture Library/Getty Images)

2007: A night out in a glittering gown (and fur!) (Photo by POOL/ Tim Graham Picture Library/Getty Images)

2008: Now this is how you attend a film premiere. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

2009: In a lilac coat piped with a pretty shade of salmon. (Photo by Marco Secchi/Getty Images)

2011: Always a fan of florals. (Photo by Ben Birchall - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

2011: A pink and white look for a day at the races. (Photo by Dave M. Benett/Getty Images)

2012: Wow! While stepping out for a Royal Variety performance in 2012, the Queen looked beautiful in a metallic wrap dress. (Photo by Danny Martindale/Getty Images)

2013: Bringing some much-needed colour to a rainy day. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Getty Images)

2014: Lovely! (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)

2015: When in doubt, go with a pink coat dress. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)

2015: Blue, blue and more blue. (Photo by Arthur Edwards /WPA Pool / Getty Images)

2015: In a beautiful cream-coloured gown while attending a state banquet in Berlin. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

2015: Naturally, when you’re the Queen, you match your umbrella to your outfit. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)

2015: A beautiful cherry-red coat with fur trim for a Christmas Day church service. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

2016: Royal blue while marking the 40th anniversary of The Prince’s Trust in London. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)

2016: Happy birthday, Queen Elizabeth! (Photo by Luca Teuchmann/WireImage)

Trip Out

Be daring and playful in psychedelic prints 

Expand your consciousness and take a trip back to the ’70s in psychedelic prints and abstract patterns for fall. To get the look, be mind-blown and incorporate crazy prints into your wardrobe with high-fashion inspiration and some of the best pieces from your favorite online shops below.

Psychedelic Prints on the Fall 2014 Runways

First seen on the Fall 2014 runways, hallucinatory prints at Acne Studios and Dries Van Noten turned heads and had us longing for the raver days. Looking dazed and confused is definitely a must this fall.

Acne Studios Fall 2014

Dries Van Noten Fall 2014, style.com

Paris Fashion Week Spring 2015 Street Style Goes Trippy

Spotted throughout PFW, model Hanne Gaby Odiele and style setters rocked optic Dries while Giovanna Battaglia and Hanneli Mustaparta sported Acne swirls. 

Shop Psychedelic Prints

From Marc by Marc Jacobs wave-stripes and Opening Ceremony swirls to Topshop geometric prints and Kenzo zig-zags, shop ’70s-inspired pieces today!

Geo Print Miniskirt

Kier printed wool-blend tweed skirt

Wave-Stripe Long Skirt

Swirl jacquard-knit mini skirt

CARVEN Knee length skirt

Dries van Noten Long-Sleeve Geometric Knit Sweater

Thea printed wool-blend tweed jacket

Cotton sweatshirt

Parquet printed cotton-jersey sweatshirt

Wave-Print Poplin Tunic Shirt

Printed Loose Fit Trousers

‘Toothstar’ Peg Trousers

KENZO Denim pants

ACNE STUDIOS Denim pants

Windowpane Print Crepe Cigarette Pants

KENZO Short dress

Gia intarsia knitted sweater dress

'Radio Waves’ Print Woven A-Line Dress

Swirl Jacquard Dress

Bec & Bridge Dress - Oil Slick Short Sleeve Neoprene Print

Kalifornia Tow Tone Leather Shoulder Bag

Cube-print cotton-canvas pouch

ASOS Marble Print Shopper Bag with Skinny Handles

Patchwork Dual-Flap Clutch

Simple Tote in Signature Zig Zag

Suede and metallic leather ankle boots

Stan Smith Fingerprint Sneakers

Slip-on Platform Checkered Sneakers

ACNE STUDIOS Low-tops & trainers

Zig Zag Leather & Suede Pumps

More is More

Remember the days when people shied away from bold prints? That time has long passed, friends. “More is more” is the motto that rues the day, and this windowpane print ensemble is no exception. If you’re feeling the grid-like vibe of this outfit, head over to eBay to check out this gray Ralph Lauren windowpane blazer or these amazing pink windowpane Cafe Capri pants by J. Crew with matching shirt

(Photo courtesy of Harper’s Bazaar Turkey. Text by Jenny Bahn)