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Whether she's running errands or lighting up the red carpet, actress Rachel Bilson makes every outfit count. With a creative streak and the ability to spot trends ahead of the pack, she makes it impossible not to be completely smitten with her unique fashion sense. Check out how the Hart of Dixie star gets her effortlessly cool look.
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Although Rachel plays a doctor on TV, her character rarely sees patients in anything other than a good ol' fashioned pair of hot pants. In real life, Rachel counts on shorts to take her from running errands to the front row of a fashion show. To perfect her petite proportions, the 5'2'' actress rocks pairs with ultra-short hemlines.
2. Modern Blazers
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Rachel uses sleek blazers to add structure to relaxed maxi dresses or a necessary pop of color to a neutral mini. She keeps from looking stuffy or overly professional by selecting buttonless versions of the classic jacket, particularly those with bold shoulders and slightly boxy cuts.
3. Ankle Boots
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Rachel gives basic outfits an edge with a pair of statement-making booties. Funky footwear with unique details, like sheepskin cuffs or leather buckles, gives her relaxed threads instant coolness.
4. Pastel Dresses
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She may be known for her cool street vibe, but for nights out Rachel plays up her sweet looks with unabashedly feminine dresses. She especially loves frothy confections with unusual details like intricate ruffles, embroidery or beading.
5. Feminine Blouses
One of the countless reasons we can't get enough of Rachel's style is her knack for balancing the masculine with the feminine and the on-trend with the classic. She adds ladylike flair to leather shorts or pink jeans with an elegant blouse.