Inspired By… Jessica Day

Who’s that girl? Oh, right, it’s Jess! Jessica Day is the main character of Fox’s hilarious television series New Girl. Played by actress Zooey Deschanel, Jess is a bubbly girl who lives in an apartment with three men. The show is based in Los Angeles and it attracts girls of all ages for its witty humor, dramatic relationships and all-around great style! Jess is a fun-loving girl whose style is all her own. From vintage dresses to quirky sweaters, here are some of the cutest pieces Jess has worn during her time on New Girl.

Kate Spade New York Denim Kimberly Dress


Jess is seen rocking out in this dress during season four. The style is great and I’ve fallen especially in love with the embellished Peter Pan collar on the neckline! This fit and flare silhouette really suits Jess’ funky personality and the dark denim color accentuates her bright blue eyes, pulling everything about this outfit together.

Vintage Cats Shirt


If you’re a fan of New Girl, you know Jess loves a good printed sweater! This one, from season four, is one of her more simple looks that features a pair of yellowish-green cat eyes on the front. Could this be the inspiration you needed for your next Halloween costume?

Joie ‘Rika’ Sweater


Looking for something a little more business casual? No worries, Jess has you covered! Also from season four, this sweater gives you the layered look without the weight. Jess pairs this top with plain blue jeans, truly showing off her school-appropriate style.

Kate Spade Corley Dress


Vibrant and colorful, this season four Kate Spade dress looks absolutely fabulous on Jess. Color blocking is a trend that is totally in, especially with the recent arrival of spring. Use this dress as an inspiration when you’re out shopping for something flirty, fun and fitting for a girl out on the town!

Corey Lynn Calter Gwen Cape


If there’s one thing you need to know about Jess’ style, it’s that she always knows how to pick out an adorable coat. From sweet button downs to mini blazers, her style is one for the magazines. This bright pink cape was seen on an episode in season two of New Girl. When she pairs it with the rest of her black and white outfit, it adds a special pop of color that can be seen for miles away.

When watching New Girl, it’s pretty hard not to fall in love with Jess’ personality and her style. She loves combining vintage designs with contemporary pieces, which results in ensembles that are playful, cute and unique. Use Jess’ wardrobe as an inspiration for your collection any time of the year!

Written By: Elizabeth Steinberg

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