i'm moderately ashamed to admit that serena was my favorite gossip girl character for the duration of television's greatest show. technically speaking it was jenny before she went b-a-n-a-n-a-s, but it was only recently that i had the ultimate revelation: not only is blair my favorite upper east sider, but she is also a confirmed style influence of yours truly. hold up: clearly miss waldorf isn't painting eyeballs on her nails, and your girl hasn't worn a headband since second grade
(i actually wore hanna andersson headbands for three consecutive years in elementary school), but blair waldorf is always, always dressed for the occasion. in a interview a few years back, gossip girl costume designer eric daman articulates how blair is always "appropriate," as "she always wears exactly what you're supposed to wear" to wherever she may be going, to whatever she may be doing. as you well know, dressing for the occasion is a high art form, and as i now recognize, blair is the ultimate michelangelo.
as for the chuck bass part, we're still working on that.
snapshots: unfortunately, said photographs leave queen b looking rather sullen, but the sartorial point stands. via akzone.com.hk, koontation.com, quirkyprettycute.blogspot.com, xinkaiyeyou.com.
tunes: graceless by the national.