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Gossip Girl is back with a reboot but that doesn’t mean we need to forget about the original series. In fact, the 2021 version is packed with fashion Easter eggs that pay homage to Blair Waldorf’s preppy style and Serena van der Woodsen’s fashion-forward aesthetic. Ahead, we picked out the best outfits that you can still recreate today.

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Who says school uniforms have to cramp your style?

Plaid Tennis Skirt
Los Angeles Apparel

The sporty tennis skirt goes prep.

Opaque tights for your uniform-inspired outfit.

Turns out you need collarless coat in your life.

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Canvas Mini Bellport Tote
Polo Ralph Lauren

Blair’s OG tote was from Ralph Lauren, and this Polo version is a timeless update.

Serena would totally wear a moto jacket today.

Will Serena inspire us to wear slouchy boots again? Yes.

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Summer in the city? Blair and Serena’s warm-weather style involved short dresses and statement bags.

Halter dresses are back on trend again.

Pamela Munson
Petite Isla Bahia Basket Lace Bag

The classic basket bag gets a modern-day update.

A Blair-inspired wardrobe wouldn’t be complete without a headband.

Shimmer Dress
Sunday Best

Serena’s pistachio-green dress made for Gen Z.

A bright blue quilted bag is hard to find these days, but MZ Wallace has that covered.

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Blair channeled princesscore before it was even a thing.

Opt for a princess-style tulle skirt for more wearability.

Tweed Blazer
Karl Lagerfeld Paris

The closest you can get to a Chanel tweed jacket.

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Some summer wedding inspo, courtesy of Serena.

A cottagecore take on Serena’s floral dress.

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