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I Want This Wardrobe: The O.C., Season 1

We thought with Summer right around the corner it would be fun to put together a wardrobe tribute for a guilty pleasure TV show that took place in a sublimely sunny part of the world: The O.C.. I for one was smitten by all the teen angst, with money, drama and the seemingly beautiful people. I wanted to hate Marissa for her unreal good looks and mood swings and Ryan for his violent temper and smoldering brow - but I just couldn't. And the parents were so cool, and beautiful too, albeit they had their own intriguing skeletons in their walk-in closets.

The O.C. set trends. Marissa inspired teenage, and er, twenty-somethings, to want to carry a Chanel handbag as their school book bag. Summer had a cute-as-a-button boho-California style that spawned my Marc by Marc Jacobs obsession and taught us all how to layer wisely. Kirsten and Julie had MILF written all over them. And, we all came to appreciate the cool dork in the Penguin polos: Seth. Without further is Season One. Stay tuned tomorrow for Season Two!

Season One

On Summer:
Charles Nolan Dotted Voile Blouse, $230.
Edun Monarch Bootcut Stretch Jeans, $150.
Jerome Dreyfuss Momo Disco Bag, $370.

On Marissa:
Old Navy Lace Trim Cami, $13.
J. Crew City-Fit Vintage Ripstop Cropped Cargos, $40.

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On Kirsten:
T-Bags Jersey Halter Dress, $165.

On Marissa:
AdamPlusEve Ivory Embroidered Pleat Empire Dress, $220.
Nordstrom Long White Glass Pearl Necklace, $58.
Liz Claiborne Fashionista Patent Clutch, $60.

On Marissa:
Victoria's Secret Tube Bra Top, $14.
Seven Jeans Colette Stretch, $150.
Stuart Weitzman "Slipper" Skimmer, $205.

On Summer:
Madison Zest Tent Dress, $320.
Juicy Couture Wide Leg Jean in Spring, $180.
L.A.M.B. 'Love - Catania Large' Clutch", $375.

On Marissa:
BCBG Black Acetate Jersey Gown, $360.
Banana Republic Green Faceted Tear Drop Necklace, $50.
Aalto Crystal Tray, $95.
Ener-G Pretzels, $2.


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