A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to chat with television's best baddie and one of my favorite fashionistas: Leighton Meester. My time with the uber talented 23-year-old was limited, but it was a total treat nonetheless. After discussing the imminent release of her Universal Records debut album (cannot wait!), her new music video "Somebody To Love" (watch it on Yahoo! Music on 11/11!), and upcoming episodes of "Gossip Girl" (craziness ensues!), our talk quickly turned to fashion.
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Have you always been a fashionista, or did your role in "Gossip Girl" push you in that direction?
"I've always definitely loved art, and I think that [fashion] is a form of expression, a form of art ... the same way music and acting are. Obviously when you have the means to express yourself that way, it's nicer. So, now I can definitely have a few more shoes in my closet and it's nice. [laughs]
You can never have too many shoes.
"I know, right? It's really funny; every single time I buy a pair of