Kogyaru are gyaru who are in highschool or are teenagers. Magogyaru is a gyaru that is in middle school. In the early days, kogyaru were teenagers from affluent families and went to prestegious high schools. The kogyaru boom came to be because of the popularity of jpop singer, Namie Amuro, whose style was similar to what the kogyaru were wearing. The style consists of brown or blonde hair, Loose socks, school uniform with shorter skirts, decorated shoulder bags, and for the rich kogals, luxury bags and scarves. Highschool gals today are now called JK gals and Middle school gals are called JC gals.