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Get Schooled by These Great TV-Inspired Fall Fashion Ideas

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Fall is the best time of year for fashion: chunky knits, leather jackets, ankle boots, and, of course, schoolgirl-inspired outfits. Even if it’s been years since your studying days, there’s just something about autumn that screams back-to-school—and all of a sudden we’re craving knee-high socks and plaid skirts. Luckily, there are plenty of television shows and movies to provide some examples of the best prep-uniform looks. So, inspired by our favorite schoolgirls on the screen, here are four scholarly outfits to wear this fall: Gossip Girl Gossip Girl by rachelcarterya featuring genuine leather handbags The ladies from Gossip Girl did schoolgirl uniforms right, with bright accessories, designer purses and enough attitude to pull off any look. Dress like Blair Waldorf…

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5 Lines We Loved From Clueless on its 20th Anniversary

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I was 10 years old the first time I watched what has become a cult classic—Clueless—which made stars of Alicia Silverstone and Paul Rudd. July 19 marks the 20th anniversary of this film based on Jane Austen’s novel, Emma. The first time I watched this saccharine-sweet high school flick, I was instantly obsessed. It seemed like styles from the movie instantly began to infiltrate popular culture: I and every girl I knew had a fuzzy feather pen at school, plaid raged in its 90s glory transformed into schoolgirl skirts and crystal chokers adorned trendy girls’ necks. All of that fabulous lingo we’ve come to know and love spouted by the likes of Cher, Amber, Tai and Dionne was overheard in…

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The star wore Prada: How great fashion can save a lackluster film

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Any book lover has had the unique experience of watching one of your favorite novels come to life on the big screen. It’s a moment filled with fear that the story will be butchered, forever tainting your view of the book, and awe that you’re finally seeing something you’ve only ever pictured in your mind. I’ve watched some truly awful adaptations of my favorite books (I’m looking at you, The Time Traveler’s Wife) and some truly amazing ones (hello, Princess Bride). But sometimes the beauty of a movie can triumph regardless of what’s happening in the story. A character will put on a certain dress or suit and make a scene pop in a way that didn’t seem possible in…

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