One iconic Lorelei item that I haven’t been able to find all this time is a velvet jacket. I learned about this cool site called Thredup the other day that is an online consignment store. You can follow the pin and get instructions for $10 for free. (I will get $10 for free too so I can get more awesome Lorelei inspired stuff). The jacket isn’t an exact replica, it’s just something I’ve had on my list for awhile. The vest has nothing to do with GG; I got both of these items for $7 after my coupon code but you could potentially get something for free if you put the bulk of your coupon towards shipping and had a cheap item.
The Gilmore Girls always wear great outfits. However, there are all different looks that you can put together from your own closet.
The Gilmores both rely heavily on both pattern and layering. They usually don’t wear really chunky or out there jewelry. Instead, Lorelai almost always is wearing some sort of shrug or jacket. I think both of the girls have some sort of shearling coat. This is interesting just because usually it doesn’t appear that much on TV; the concept of dressing weather appropriate. However, it really is important to keep things realistic because then if you live in a cold climate like Connecticut you can still really get the same look.
The other great fashion lesson from the Gilmore Girls is that they wear dresses. I don’t know if it’s mandatory for Friday Night dinner at Grandma Gilmore’s house but it does seem to keep making an appearance over and over again at these events. They have a feminine look that still uses bold colors which are fashion lessons that can still translate into your wardrobe today.
Sure, there are a lot of things to love about the Gilmore Girls. However, I do think she was a really great style icon during the show. They don’t really focus on it that much. Of course, Lorelai is always trying on a bunch of crazy outfits. However, we do have to see a lot more of their intellectual side, which I think is so important for women in the media.
What I like about their personal style is that each one does have a very specific style. However, at the same time they also do make sure that it would be a maintainable style for real women. These are clothes that you might be able to find at stores in the mall. It’s a makeup look that you can probably do yourself in just a few minutes. They really don’t go too overboard with Rory’s look when she’s younger and she seems to have a very manageable hair cut which is really why the show is so iconic. A lot of times what you see on TV, would just be impossible for you to actually obtain or it would just take too much time or money.