If your first thought upon seeing this image of Reese Witherspoon while out on a coffee run yesterday was not, “I am colorblind. Coffee black and egg white,” then you need to stop what you’re doing immediately and go brush up on a crucial piece of cinematic gold that is clearly missing from your artistic repertoire.
Globo/X17; Inset: Columbia via Everett Collection
Anyone even remotely familiar with poor, sweet, innocent Annette, the character Reese famously played opposite Ryan Phillippe in Cruel Intentions, will immediately recognize the similarities between that her role’s preppy, goody two-shoes style and this outfit the actress just wore to run errands in L.A. The Draper James gingham shirt, the merlot crewneck, the peacoat, and the Marc Jacobs backpack combined all practically scream “good girl caught in the midst of a nefarious seduction plot hatched by a boy and his evil step-sister.”
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Really, the only thing missing to make this Cruel Intentions look complete is a headband, a 1956 Jaguar, and Sebastian’s burn book, of course.
What do you think of Reese Witherspoon’s outfit? Which of her other characters’ style would you like to see her try out in real life?