Rachel Bilson is known for being ahead of the trends while maintaining her California cool aesthetic.

She takes risks, like making her whites last long after Labor Day, sporting once-forbidden clashes like brown and black, and makes comfort her first priority with her choices in cozy knits and flat leather boots– and yet she is always effortlessly chic.

Bilson is known to wear staple pieces by Madewell and American Apparel, so while this outfit has designs by T by Alexander Wang (sweater), Chloé (shoes) and Isabel Marant (bag), there’s no reason why anyone can’t embody her fashion sense on a budget!

The copy-cat ensemble to Rachel’s right features:

Madewell Woodhouse Sweater ($79), Theory Arabesque Lilith Skirt at Revolve Clothing ($149), Fioreli Cabana Cross Body Bag at ASOS ($88.05), Steve Madden Mydrid boots ($109.95) and Mango Oxford-style sunglasses ($64.90).

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