It’s A Throwback: Famous Faces Before Their A-List Makeovers

Flashback Friday: Famous Faces Before The A-List Makeover From Kristen Stewart to Cheryl Cole

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by Jessica Vince |
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Don't you love stumbling across an old photo of a now-famous person and being like, 'My, how they've changed!' We do. So in the gallery above you'll find ten instances of just that. Take for example Nicole Richie who was living 'The Simple Life' circa 2003 with two-tone extensions and a penchant for dungarees before she became a bona fide designer. And do you remember a T4-presenting Alexa Chung when the possibility of becoming an international style icon was a mere dream?

Our fave, though, has to be Calvin Harris. He took to Twitter to post a throwback photo from 2002 of him and his guitarist pal Irving on a big night out in Scotland, reminding us that while these days he's all topless Armani ads and dating T-Swift, he was just your average guy back in the day.

There's also a tomboyish Kristen Stewart and an eternally-gorgeous Diane Kruger. So have a flick and take heed, dear readers, knowing that you really can get better with age - and an A-list makeover.

Gallery

Celebrity makeovers

Emma Stone1 of 72

Emma Stone

Natalie Imbruglia2 of 72

Natalie Imbruglia

Natalie Imbruglia3 of 72

Natalie Imbruglia

Cara Delevingne 20024 of 72

Cara Delevingne 2002

Cara Delevingne5 of 72

Cara Delevingne

Beyonce6 of 72

Beyonce

Beyonce 20147 of 72

Beyonce 2014

Cate Blanchett8 of 72

Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett 20149 of 72

Cate Blanchett 2014

Rita Ora pre the peroxide10 of 72

Rita Ora pre the peroxide

Rita Ora 201411 of 72

Rita Ora 2014

Michelle Williams circa Dawsons Creek12 of 72

Michelle Williams circa Dawsons Creek

Michelle Williams 201413 of 72

Michelle Williams 2014

Angelina Jolie pre Brad14 of 72

Angelina Jolie pre Brad

Angelina Jolie 201415 of 72

Angelina Jolie 2014

Olivia Wilde pre brunette16 of 72

Olivia Wilde pre brunette

Olivia Wilde 201417 of 72

Olivia Wilde 2014

Charlize Theron pre Oscars18 of 72

Charlize Theron pre Oscars

Charlize Theron 201419 of 72

Charlize Theron 2014

Courtney Cox pre Friends20 of 72

Courtney Cox pre Friends

Courtney Cox 201421 of 72

Courtney Cox 2014

Emma Stone pre movie career22 of 72

Emma Stone pre movie career

Emma Stone 201423 of 72

Emma Stone 2014

Kate Hudson pre golden highlights24 of 72

Kate Hudson pre golden highlights

Kate Hudson 201425 of 72

Kate Hudson 2014

Jessica Biel pre the long locks26 of 72

Jessica Biel pre the long locks

Jessica Biel 201427 of 72

Jessica Biel 2014

Anne Hathaway pre Princess Diaries28 of 72

Anne Hathaway pre Princess Diaries

Anne Hathaway 201429 of 72

Anne Hathaway 2014

Pre-straighteners in 200630 of 72

Pre-straighteners in 2006

Taylor Swift in 201331 of 72

Taylor Swift in 2013

Pre-Dolce contract32 of 72

Pre-Dolce contract

Scarlett Johansson In 201333 of 72

Scarlett Johansson In 2013

Pre-kissing a girl in 200434 of 72

Pre-kissing a girl in 2004

Katy Perry in 201335 of 72

Katy Perry in 2013

Pre-style icon status36 of 72

Pre-style icon status

Kate Bosworth in 201337 of 72

Kate Bosworth in 2013

Pre-sex tape in 200638 of 72

Pre-sex tape in 2006

Kim Kardashian in 201339 of 72

Kim Kardashian in 2013

Pre-career change in 199740 of 72

Pre-career change in 1997

Victoria Beckham in 201341 of 72

Victoria Beckham in 2013

Pre-dye job in 199342 of 72

Pre-dye job in 1993

Gwyneth Paltrow in 201343 of 72

Gwyneth Paltrow in 2013

Pre-Oscar in 200444 of 72

Pre-Oscar in 2004

Marion Cotillard in 201345 of 72

Marion Cotillard in 2013

Pre-Don Draper in 200246 of 72

Pre-Don Draper in 2002

January Jones in 201347 of 72

January Jones in 2013

Pre-Johnny in 199248 of 72

Pre-Johnny in 1992

Kate Moss in 201349 of 72

Kate Moss in 2013

Pre-Twilight in 200350 of 72

Pre-Twilight in 2003

Kristen Stewart in 201251 of 72

Kristen Stewart in 2012

Pre-Pacey in 199252 of 72

Pre-Pacey in 1992

Diane Kruger in 201253 of 72

Diane Kruger in 2012

Pre-fashion line in 200354 of 72

Pre-fashion line in 2003

Nicole Richie in 201255 of 72

Nicole Richie in 2012

Pre-icon status in 200756 of 72

Pre-icon status in 2007

Alexa Chung in 201257 of 72

Alexa Chung in 2012

Pre-Gossiping in 200558 of 72

Pre-Gossiping in 2005

Blake Lively in 201259 of 72

Blake Lively in 2012

Pre-teeth job in 200260 of 72

Pre-teeth job in 2002

Cheryl Cole in 201261 of 72

Cheryl Cole in 2012

Pre-sunglasses in 198662 of 72

Pre-sunglasses in 1986

Anna Wintour in 201263 of 72

Anna Wintour in 2012

Pre-puberty in 200664 of 72

Pre-puberty in 2006

Miley Cyrus in 201265 of 72

Miley Cyrus in 2012

Pre-Chanel in 199866 of 72

Pre-Chanel in 1998

Keira Knightley in 201267 of 72

Keira Knightley in 2012

Pre-fringe in 200168 of 72

Pre-fringe in 2001

Zooey Deschanel in 201269 of 72

Zooey Deschanel in 2012

Emma Stone70 of 72

Emma Stone

Stars Before They Were Famous >>
Calvin Harris, 201571 of 72

Stars Before They Were Famous >> Calvin Harris, 2015

Calvin Harris, 200272 of 72

Calvin Harris, 2002

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