Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008

Molly Ringwald

It takes a lot to make an entire generation of young girls wish for red hair, pale skin and a gummy smile. Molly Ringwald not only pulled off the ginger look, but she made us wish we could pull it off too. Sixteen Candles unleashed the awkward tomboy in all of us, and Ringwald's hidden talent in The Breakfast Club inspired thousands of girls to drop lipstick tubes down their shirts during slumber party truth-or-dare sessions. (It's been 20 years and we still can't get the trick right.) Whenever a Molly Ringwald movie airs on TV, you'll know exactly where to find us: sitting on the couch with a bowl of popcorn, re-experiencing the highs and the lows of our favorite teenage Annie Hall.