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Manny Santos Fashion 3.14

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S3E14: 
Accidents Will Happen Part 1
Aired: 
2004

Manny is the star of the show today. She’s also the star of the gymnastics team. So we get several shots of the practice leotards, tracksuit, and also the fancy meet leotard. But on to her regular clothes – first we get a classic Manny look – an asymmetrical off-the-shoulder top featuring a tropical landscape. The exposed bra strap and newsboy hat are very nice touches. But things go downhill from there. And like Stephanie Kaye, we can see that as Manny begins to feel more downtrodden, her wardrobe tends to reflect that. So her hair is just worn in a plain low ponytail, minimal accessories, and a brown shirt. Then she’s running in athletic clothes and a zipup hoodie (love that scene!). And then, she waits for Craig in again, not the typical Manny attire.

Manny Santos Fashion 3.12

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S3E12:
 
Holiday Part 2
Aired
2003

Ohhh it’s Manny time. She’s wearing a ribbed sweater in a shade of “other woman pink” and paired with some pink velour track pants. What a look. Stylish yet comfortable. She’s also carrying a messenger bag. Here’s a little picture of that ice skate charm bracelet which Craig bought on impulse with NO thought toward it at all. Craig gives her that pink fuzzy sweater, and Manny also has some subtle pink eyeshadow on. All pink everything today.

Manny Santos Fashion 3.11

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S3E11:
 Holiday Part 1
Aired: 2003

Ah, Manny. The Other Woman. She’s reached the point of ultimatum here. UGH. Let’s not talk about everything that’s wrong with this triangle. Instead let’s talk about the style. First, she’s calling Craig from home, wearing some orange thing and looking especially young. Then, she’s wearing her ice skating outfit. I always liked those when I was little and would watch ice skating. Then, she’s hanging in Joey’s basement in a purple ski jacket. And this next jacket, this patchwork fur jacket in black, browns, and red is kind of iconic in my mind. It just stands out in my memory. And the very last fit is this feminine, frilly, multicolored pink and purple blouse paired with these super low-rise jeans and probably no underwear.

Manny Santos Fashion 3.10

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S3E10:
 Never Gonna Give You Up
Aired: 2003

First Manny is briefly seen in a pink tracksuit, but the real fashion focus this episode is this tropical, pink and yellow, one-shoulder shirt. I love this, such a 2000s vibe! She wears it with, what I’m going to classify as “casual khakis” though they could be dress pants. Regardless, this is still more examples of the kids casually wearing more dressy pants!

Manny Santos Fashion 3.9

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S3E9:
 Against All Odds
Aired: 2003

This is it, folks. Another absolutely iconic Manny fashion episode. Second only to the first appearance of the thong I’d say. She’s on a MISSION you guys – to SEDUCE Craig into loving her. Somehow it worked, for a while, too. First she’s wearing this skin-tight athletic-inspired tee, with low-rise casual khakis. Her hair is so curly and lovely. Let’s move on. The RAVE. The CLUB outfit. Carefully curated by Manny on a mission. First is this pink and yellow crop top with flared sleeves. Then, this immaculate pink thong emerging from her low-rise super-tight jeans. And then hoop earrings, the hoopiest hoops ever. Also, super big hair. It’s really a shame that we don’t get a full view of this ensemble. And finally, we are back at school and Manny is wearing all pink – a light pink athletic set with a satin track jacket and white shoes. And she has a big blowout with Emma that somehow invisibly resolves itself.

Manny Santos Fashion 3.8

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S3E8:
 Whisper to a Scream
Aired: 2003

Ah, this is a great Manny outfit. A sexy velour tracksuit, square hoop earrings, and one of these newsboy hats.

Manny Santos Fashion 3.7

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S3E7:
 Should I Stay or Should I Go?
Aired: 2003

New sexy Manny has gotten everything she ever wanted. Sully… and then Craig. The first ‘fit is like, gosh what do you call this? It’s like a track suit, but it’s cropped – shorty shorts and a matching cropped zip up hoodie.. complete with a fuzzy hat, hoop earrings, and white tennies. Then she wears an athletic-inspired cropped tank that looks like it says “SUPER” on it, with low-rise jeans and her hair pulled half-back. Then, her sex-having outfit is a pink long sleeve shirt tied up at the waist, with low-rise flares. And she just, goes for it. It seems kind of sudden, don’t you think? The fact that they did it? Idk, adults be like that but usually teenagers, like, work their way up to that step, ya know? And finally, we are back at school and Manny is a new woman. Isn’t it weird that she doesn’t tell Emma she had sex? That’s also kind of out of character for a teen engaging in such activities. But anyway, I love this outfit. It’s a one-shoulder sunset looking top with a jean skirt.

Manny Santos Fashion 3.5

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S3E5:
 Pride, Part 2
Aired: 2003

Manny is first seen in an athletic-inspired boat neck skin tight tee. Then, she’s looking like a queen in this pink velour track suit, a fuzzy pink hat, hoop earrings, and her tiny shades tucked into her pants.

Manny Santos Fashion 3.4

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S3E4:
 Pride
Aired: 2003

Manny is being extra sassy, trying to raise funds for Spirit Squad. You know, when I first saw Season 3, back when it first aired here, I was certain Manny’s style was going to go back to how it was before. I thought the umm… “mature” look was going to be just a phase. And I was shocked to see that it wasn’t; also shocked to see there was no consequence. Cool! Anyway, you can’t really see what she’s wearing here but you can still tell, she’s not going back to baby tees and pigtails.

Manny Santos Fashion 3.3

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S3E3:
 U Got the Look
Aired: 2003

I CANNOT believe we’re actually here. Manny’s transformation. Manny’s thong. And here we are, a fashion, blog, journeying since 1987, to get here. And here we are. Manny has always been so sweet, innocent, childlike, with pigtails, as long as we’ve known her. But now, following in the footsteps of Stephanie Kaye, she has decided to change her style. She wants to be hot. So first we see her in her spirit squad outfit, being totally overlooked by the man of her dreams, Sketchy Sully.

So the next day, she’s wearing a huge hoodie walking to school, only to reveal a sexy velour tracksuit underneath. Not just any track suit – it’s a tube top complete with low-rise bottoms, in a fresh baby blue. She lets her hair down and immediately everyone is gawking. Later at the mall, we see the full fit which includes a matching jacket and bucket hat and white shoes. I love the look of “excessive color” as my high school called it. My high school banned “excessive color” because it was a “gang symbol”. Oh yeah, and her chain necklace says “VEGAS”. But anyway, now Manny decides she needs a thong, by holding it up to her face.

AND HERE WE ARE! Manny’s bright blue, bedazzled thong, busting out of super-low rise jeans, completely exposed under her blue bell-sleeve cropped shirt. In order to show off even more skin, she lets the top droop off her shoulders, and her bra straps follow suit. Hey eyeshadow is frosty, her hoops are huge, and her hat is suede. Also, that criss-cross tie up the front of the shirt was definitely a trend back then (it’s also made a minor comeback recently). Long story short, the whole school is suddenly in love with her, and she gets apprehended due to her “visible underwear”.

Cue next day. Manny is hiding under a huge jacket again to reveal, NO MORE VISIBLE UNDERWEAR. Because she’s not wearing underwear with those super-low-rise jeans today. She also wears an extremely cropped shirt that says “the most beautiful girl in the world” and a floral, cropped, zip-up short sleeve hoodie. It’s truly a look. She’s last seen at the Dot, and she’s added this pink hat which really completes the ‘fit.

Wow, we did it – we reviewed Manny’s style shift! Honestly I love it. Plus, think about this. This really shows a person’s power of transformation. it’s all about context. you never know what’s hiding under their overalls and pigtails. I mean, just think about Tessa Campanelli! I say all this not to sound creepy, but to say that people can go from 0 to 10, depending on what kind of clothes they have, how they carry themselves, how they position themselves, how they’re feeling that day. We are fluid and flexible creatures, we are masters of illusion and manipulation of appearances. We are an art!