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June 20, 2005 12:00 PM

1993

Joined at the hip (and pretty much everywhere else).

1998

STAGE 1:

COLOR SEPARATION: Same outfits, different color jackets. Divergence begins.

2002

STAGE 2: A HEM!

Keeping their color differences, the girls now go to individual lengths.

2004

STAGE 3: SPLITTING HAIRS

Parting further, Mary-Kate becomes brunette; Ashley blonde.

2005

STAGE 4: AND THEN THERE WERE TWO!

Mary-Kate rolls street-style June 5, while Ashley— currently on the cover of Bazaar, all by herself— embraces her designer genes. Ashley has also split from beau Scott Sartiano.

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