By InStyle Staff
Updated Feb 01, 2012 @ 4:30 pm
Lauren Conrad
Credit: Norman Scott/startraksphoto

Lauren Conrad turns 26 today! To celebrate, we're taking a look back at the reality-star-turned-fashion-designer's go-to looks. Get all of the quintessential California girl's advice—like accent your eyes with winged liner and dress up your shorts with silky blouses and heels—by clicking through the gallery now!