With only a handful of episodes until the series finale, I’m feeling nostalgic for the fall of 2007, when Gossip Girl began. In their April 2008 cover story on Gossip Girl, New York magazine’s Jessica Pressler and Chris Rovzar wrote that the show is “changing the way we watch television.” With lavishly dressed characters and cameos by fashionable heavy hitters ranging from Tory Burch to Stefano Tonchi, Gossip Girl has also had an undeniable impact on the way we dress.
“Fashion is the most powerful art there is. It’s movement, design and architecture all in one. It shows the world who we are and who we’d like to be,” Blair told Dan in season four, “just like your scarf suggests that you’d like to sell used cars.” I immediately became enamored with the show’s preppy, decadent fashions and started my first fashion blog to chronicle them in 2008. Here are ten important fashion lessons I have learned from the series.
Read the full article at the Huffington Post.
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