other girl is rocking the same frock right next to ya—yikes. Instead of wishing
the dance floor would swallow ya whole, here’s what to do to keep your cool
The big night has finally arrived! Your hair is flawless,
your makeup is perfect and your dress? Spectacular! The only problem? Some
Rule 1: Don’t be the one to mention it first
Play it cool, don’t freak and for goodness sake, don’t bring
the double vision to your bud’s (or boy’s) attention. Let them make the first
mention of your twinning trauma. And when they do? Laugh it off.
Rule 2: Ignore rude remarks
So some wiseguy think’s this sitch is a barrel of laughs?
Whatevs, babe. Be your usual sweet self and respond with: “She looks fab, don’t
you think? Great minds think alike!”
Rule 3: Don’t diss your twin!
We totally get if you’re annoyed that you have an unexpected
duplicate, but there is no reason to hate on her. I mean really, why dis
someone with such fantastic taste? There’s a reason you two picked out the same
Rule 4: Compliment her
Rather than shooting your twin the death stare from across
the room, approach her with grace. Compliment her saying something like, “Cute
dress! Where can I get one?” She will be stunned and impressed by your maturity
and humor. Hopefully this will turn the awkward situation into something you
two can laugh about.
Rule 5: Get snap happy
Once you’ve gotten over the horror of it all, grab your
camera phone and snap a pic for posterity’s sake. Strike your best pose, slap
on a huge smile and say cheese!
BY ERIN MILLER ON 4/28/2012 12:00:00 AM
POSTED IN bust school stress, end-of-the-year fun, get your act together guide, dance, spring fun