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Teen Dreams and Skinny Jeans for Green Day's Musical

Sep. 17 2009, Published 7:14 a.m. ET

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Green Day is renowned known style-wise for their suburban Punk Rock niche--but how does one translate that to the stage?

Click here to read all about Green Day's musical American Idiot premiering on Wednesday in Berkeley, Ca.

RadarOnline.com had a front row seat for the big unveiling, and here's the low down on the show's look:

Click here for a look at Green Day's style through the years!

It's all about the skinny jeans! While the rocker-cut denim has only permeated pop culture over the past few years, this crowd has long been sporting them like The Ramones.

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Costumer Andrea Lauer partnered with Levi's to create versatile and authentic looks--denim adorned with bondage gear like chains and leather for the hardcore rockers, exposed zippers and cargo detail for the punks and sand-blasting and low-rise fits for the girls that pepper the scene.

One of the biggest style moments is the unveiling of a military captain attempting to recruit one of the youth-in-revolt lead characters, who is dressed piece-by-piece in a shiny silk/wool polyblend suit.

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Based on the life experiences of Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, a drug dealer named St. Jimmy is a prominent source of conflict in the musical, pushing heroin on the heroes in glam trash ensembles like faux-fur vests, shredded tanks and black plastic parachute pants.

Bottom line: Lauer and her stars make the rebellious self-expression of the Green Day oeuvre into splashy and spot-on representations of a subculture. Rock on!

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