DIY This Epic Gilmore Girls Group Costume for (Stars) Hallow-een
Rory and Lorelai Gilmore are arguably two of the coolest TV characters in history. I admittedly was a little late to the Gilly train — I started watching the show last year when it came out on Netflix. But from episode one, I was hooked. Suddenly I wanted to buy a white cable knit sweater, eat Pop-Tarts all day, and talk really fast and drop pop culture references every other sentence.
Let’s get to it!
First up are the Gilmore Girls themselves: Rory and Lorelai! Throughout the season, their fashion sense is pretty out there — some for better, some for worse. It was hard to choose which outfit to do, but in the end, I decided to do Rory’s Chilton uniform and a classic ’90s Lorelai get-up.
For Rory’s Chilton outfit, I bought a Woman’s School Uniform Blue Plaid Skirt from Amazon, a Button down shirt and Xhilaration Over the Knee Socks. Paige, our Brand Partnership Planner, brought her own black flats.
Opt for an Jansport Superbreak for Rory’s classic yellow backpack. To finish off the outfit, I cut a strip of black felt with points at each end and wrapped it around Paige’s neck.
“Who cares if I’m pretty if I fail my finals?”
“Go back in your pajamas, go to bed, eat nothing but gallons of ice cream and tons of pizza.” Well said, Lorelai.
Meet the Gilmores and their best friend, coffee.
Which team are you on?
Meet Dean: Rory’s first boyfriend. He’s sensitive, kind and helps the Gilmores change their water jug.
Dean always had a casual, small-town boy look. I found each piece of the costume (the cargo pants, the beaten up shoes, the green polo and the gray long sleeve shirt) from a thrift store.
Meet Jess: He’s broody and has a smart mouth. He loves reading and Rory.
Even though I love Dean in Season 1, the chemistry between Rory and Jess is undeniable. Jess’ costume was really easy to put together. I bought a Wantdo Men’s Pu Leather Jacketfrom Amazon — Josh brought his own jeans, white shirt, black shoes and smirky grin.
Chilton Rory, meet your future boyfriend, Logan.
Meet Logan: He loves to rebel against the Huntzberger family name. He’s Emily and Richard Gilmore’s favorite boyfriend but Lorelai’s least favorite. He bought Rory a Birkin Bag.
Logan is the fanciest of Rory’s boyfriends, and he has a real affinity for wearing sweaters. I bought Logan’s sweater from a thrift store and Paige’s fiance Jon brought his own pants and shoes.
DIY Production + Styling: Irene Lee
Hair + Makeup: Misty Spinney
Photography: Kurt Andre
Modeling: Paige Sager, Emelyn Baker, Jon Weber, Trevor Tillman, Josh Hadley
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