This is what I always imagined gallery girls to dress like – avant garde, interesting design details, lots of black, chunky jewelry, and one or two pieces per outfit that is just slightly further out there than the girl next door would wear.
However, if Charlotte from SATC and Marnie from Girls are accurate, then I was all wrong and gallery girls are actually quite preppy. Either way, here are a couple of examples of the style! Click on each photo to be taken to the sources.
This might be a good time to mention Polyvore. Did anyone play with paper dolls when you were kids? I loved them (especially all the ones from Dover) so much. I also had this toy (above - mom, remember this?) which had plates that you could switch around and make different outfits – maybe the beginnings of my styling obsession – and then make impressions over with crayons.
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