blake-lively-15blake-lively-16Blake Lively played the most low-maintenance girl of the “Gossip girls,” so her style was more laid-back than her fellow classmates.  Here she is as Serena van der Woodsen on the first episode of the series, returning to her prep school in Manhattan after mysteriously disappearing the year before.  She’s wearing her uniform of a blue and green plaid skirt, a matching loose tie, an untucked white button-down shirt, a black cardigan and tights, with red knee socks and black leather boots.  While eating her yogurt on the steps of the Met, she gets dissed by her former bestie, Blair Waldorf, who doesn’t invite her to the ball she’s throwing, as she’s threatened that Serena will resume her role as the school’s queen bee, and she will be dethroned!