11/23/2013 05:46 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Teen Miley Cyrus Actually Had Pretty Great Style (PHOTO)

Long ago, before the blonde pixie cut and the flesh-colored onesies and the red lips and the tongue that can't stay in its mouth, Miley Cyrus was a cute Disney gal with some enviable style.

We're not joking. Sure, there were some rocky years with the blonde Hannah Montana wig. But in this 2011 photo of Miley, showing her out and about in New York City, the "Hannah Montana" star is sporting a cozy, layered look with skinny jeans we'd love to channel this winter. Plus her braids and ombre are spot-on.

In honor of Miley's 21st birthday today (Nov. 23), we're taking a look back.

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Back in the day...

Miley Cyrus' Style Evolution

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