Elizabeth Taylor looking remarkably sophisticated aged 13

Elizabeth Taylor aged 13

How on earth did Elizabeth Taylor manage to look this together and sophisticated aged 13? I looked like this (brace yourselves!)

Original studio publicity portrait of Elizabeth Taylor for film Hold High the Torch 1945
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