There are a lot of things we have to thank the television shows of our past—or, in some cases, rerun marathons—for, including certain catchphrases that never get old or an archive of iconic hairstyles of the time (Kelly Kapowski bangs, anyone?). Of course, we may be biased, but as we rewatch these shows, our eyes tend to gravitate toward the sartorial choices of each character. Though some may feel a little more appropriate for Halloween, others seem like perfect nostalgic outfits for another holiday: Thanksgiving.
Thanksgiving or not, you can always count on television to provide a substantial amount of outfit inspiration. But if we’re being honest, these older shows are the ones checking off all the boxes for our holiday weekend wardrobe. With cozy knits, a fall color palette, and floral prints, these shows nailed the trends back then, and we still can’t get over how good they are now. Take a note from some of our favorite shows below while you’re planning your outfit for the big feast. Trust us: You’ll get so many compliments on these TV-inspired looks.
Boy Meets World
While Keri Russell only made an appearance on the beloved family show Boy Meets World, we can't deny how good her bodysuit-and-jeans outfit is.
This bodysuit is so flattering.
These look so comfortable.
There's nothing like a visit back to The O.C. for some of the best trends of the early aughts—in particular, the boot-cut jeans and simple tops.
We love this color for the fall.
Boot-cut jeans are back from the dead.
Sex and the City
Leave it to Carrie Bradshaw to make a simple cowl-neck sweater look so much more expensive. With the addition of shearling coat and over-the-knee stiletto boots, you'll have an eye-catching Thanksgiving outfit in no time.
Wear this every day of the weekend.
These are good.
That '70s Show
We'd be lying if we said that the '70s aesthetic didn't still hold up today. Sport the look in 2018 with a simple V-neck sweater and a pair of wool trousers.
Wear this season after season.
These are classic.
Rory Gilmore did simple holiday dressing right with a romantic floral dress and a pair of simple earrings.
How gorgeous is this?
You can't deny how beautiful these are.
You can always count on Blair Waldorf to be put-together no matter where she is. If you have a more formal Thanksgiving, a cool trench coat and dress with patterned tights will never get old.
This is so chic.
You'll get so many compliments on these.
We can't get over the '90s aesthetic right now, and we're obsessed with the cropped sweater paired with a floral skirt like Monica's on Friends.
We love this color.
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