Whether she’s playing the wickedly fabulous Blair Waldorf in “Gossip Girl” or singing to us who makes “them Good Girls Go Bad,” Leighton Meester sure knows how to do it in style.
The actress, whom we last saw co-starring with funnyman Adam Sandler in “That’s My Boy,” can teach young ladies out there a thing or two about dressing; so let’s backtrack Miss Meester’s best red carpet outfits from 2006 through 2012:
2006: Beach Blonde
Tanned with super light blonde hair, Leighton looked every bit the fresh young Hollywood newcomer that she was. Here she was at a Motorola event in Hollywood wearing a knee-length lace kimono dress with printed flats.
2007: Blair is Born
Here’s Leighton, who’s dyed her hair brown, with her “Gossip Girl” co-star, Blake Lively at the CW Television Critics Association Press Tour party in West Hollywood. Never to be overshadowed by her on-screen BFF, Leighton wore a green mini dress that contrasted well with Blake’s yellow frock.
2008: Miss Missoni
That year we saw Leighton really moving up the style ladder. One perfect example is this well-loved outfit of hers at the 5th Anniversary of Fashion Rocks. This one shoulder evening dress by Missoni (a label of which she will become a face) was well-received by fashionistas and fans alike for its lovely colors and over-all chicness.
2009: Gossip Goddess
Leighton Meester impressed us even more when she attended the 2009 Primetime Emmy Awards wearing a white Greek-inspired Bottega Veneta dress. While some didn’t like her makeup in this event for being a little too ‘dark,’ I personally think it gave a nice contrast to her white dress. I loved the dramatic look!
2010: Miss(ter) Meester
In 2010, Leighton made an edgy turn style-wise, wearing uncommon choices at red carpet events. That year she some avant-garde frocks such as a lace jumpsuit and a crocheted dress. This one is no exception: at the 20th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards Leighton wore a charcoal-hued suit by Thom Browne complete with a necktie. The budding star (and stylista) balanced out her mannish threads with tousled hair, smoky makeup, and high heeled pumps.
2011: Leather, Louis, Leighton
Proving that she’s no novice when it comes to high fashion, Leighton attended the 2011 Met Gala wearing head-to-toe Louis Vuitton. Her look was met with applause from fashion experts, praising her for making such a bold choice.
2012: Golden Glamour
While some weren’t impressed by Leighton’s outfit at this year’s Met Ball, she sure glowed on the red carpet. She wore a gold applique and nude tulle Marchesa Fall 2012, which she paired with a clutch, also from Marchesa.
Hope you had fun walking down fashion memory lane with me! To get your daily dose of celebrity red carpet looks, visit (or better yet, follow) missesdressy.blogspot.com!
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