by Free Britney at . Comments

Leighton Meester covers the new issue of Lucky Magazine.

In it, the 26-year-old star of That’s My Boy and Gossip Girl talks about her rise to fame, her personal style, and the impending end of the CW hit that made her a star.

Excerpts and photos from her interview appear below:

Leighton Meester Lucky Cover

On whether she thought she would be successful: “I don’t know. Yes? You can’t count on success in this business. But anyway, being famous or rich or making a certain kind of movie – none of that means ‘success’ to me."

"Success to me is being happy and fulfilled, truly fulfilled, and being proud of myself and doing different things all the time. So thus far, yes, I’ve been successful.”

On how Gossip Girl changed her style: “My friend says that before the show I dressed like a homeless person. I used to buy everything at garage sales. It was hard to give up! I’d be like, ‘But this crazy sweater is amazing, and it only cost 25 cents!’"

"I’ve learned from Blair, though. Now I like to pepper in some designer stuff.”

On her makeup routine: “I’ve stopped wearing makeup when I’m not working. For a while I thought I had dark circles and bad skin, and then I realized I was seeing myself that way because I didn’t recognize myself anymore without makeup."

"Now when I wear it, I think I look really weird!”

On love: “I love love. It’s the most intriguing universally understood emotion, and it comes in so many forms: family love, love of friends. I fall in love with everybody all the time.”

  • Leighton Meester Image
  • Leighton in Lucky
  • Lucky Leighton

by Free Britney at . Comments

Kate Middleton was dubbed the "People's Princess" earlier this year when she became the first commoner to marry an heir to the British throne in centuries.

On Gossip Girl, Blair Waldorf (played by Leighton Meester) is getting ready to do the same on January 30, as she is engaged to Louis, the Prince of Monaco.

Meester was seen on the street filming in her wedding dress ... a runaway bride perhaps? Or filming a dream sequence? Impossible to say for another two months.

What you can say now is whether Gossip Girl fashion compares to the real deal! Whose wedding dress do you like better, Kate's or Blair's? Vote below!

Fashion Face-Off!

Kate Middleton, real-life royal princess, tied the knot in April. Gossip Girl's Blair Waldorf is set to in January. Whose wedding dress do you like best? View Poll »

by Free Britney at . Comments

One hundred episodes of drama, scandal, snark and Gossip Girl fashion.

January 30 marks the 100th installment of the CW hit we know and love, and on Saturday night, the cast celebrated the completion of its filming with a red carpet event at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. It was, as expected, a stylish affair.

In addition to their male co-stars, Blake Lively and Leighton Meester were on hand, albeit a few hours late, leaving the cameras breathlessly awaiting their arrival. Both stars were a bit under-dressed for the cold weather ... but looked fabulous.

Who looked the most fabulous, though? Vote in our Fashion Face-Off!

Fashion Face-Off!

Who looked better at the Gossip Girl 100th episode party, Blake Lively or Leighton Meester? View Poll »

by Free Britney at . Comments

On Gossip Girl, Leighton Meester and Blake Lively star as NYC elites whose lives are dissected and scrutinized by a blogger thirsting for scandal.

Turns out both actresses know a thing or two about that in real life, as well.

In 2009, a purported Leighton Meester sex tape leaked. It sure looked like her, though she sort of denied it and the full story never materialized.

Sounds a lot like the Blake Lively nude photos that appeared last week. Luckily, at last night's MTV Movie Awards, both lovely ladies were clothed.

Who do you think dressed best at the event? Cast your votes below!

Fashion Face-Off!

Which Gossip Girl star looked better at the MTV Movie Awards? Blake Lively or Leighton Meester? Cast your vote for the winner of THG's Fashion Face-Off here! View Poll »

by Free Britney at . Comments

Julianne Hough may be too hot for CMT, but she's just right as far as we can tell. Last night at the Golden Globe Awards, the dancer/singer looked stunning.

Country Strong / Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester, who shows off her singing chops in Julianne's genre, was not to be outdone in a fabulous gown of her own.

Which of these two cuties do you think looked better last night? It could be close. Tell us by voting in THG's newest Golden Globe Fashion Face-Off below ...

Fashion Face-Off!

Who looked better at the Golden Globes, Julianne Hough or Leighton Meester? Vote for the winner of THG's latest Fashion Face-Off here! View Poll »

by Free Britney at . Comments

Leighton Meester and AnnaLynne McCord must've been browsing some How I Met Your Mother quotes recently, because both took Barney's advice and suited up!

Or rocked the jacket-and-tie look, anyway, in the 90210 star's case. The Gossip Girl Queen B went with the full-on suit. Not a look Blair Waldorf would try!

Vote on which cutie you think should win THG's latest Fashion Face-Off below and visit us regularly for all the latest in celebrity hairstyles and fashion ...

Fashion Face-Off!

Who rocks the jacket and tie look better, Leighton Meester or AnnaLynne McCord? Vote on which CW star you think rocks the suit best! View Poll »

by Free Britney at . Comments

Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester normally gets high marks for her fashion. Here, her top may or may not double as a fishing net ... economical at least.

Then we have Snooki. Sure, that thing looks straight off the Dancing With the Stars discard rack, but at least her cooca's not on display. Small victories.

Of these two very different celebs, whose style do you like better? Whose bright colors and sparkles do it for you? Vote in our fashion face-off below!

Fashion Face-Off!

Who looked better, Leighton Meester or Snooki from Jersey Shore? View Poll »

by Free Britney at . Comments

Best known as Blair on Gossip Girl, Leighton Meester also appears in Country Strong (check out star Gwyneth Paltrow's CMA Awards performance from last night).

Was her fashion sense strong enough to take on Katherine Heigl's, though? That's for you to say. With Katie's sapphire Farah Angsana gown, it could be tough.

Scarlett Johansson, Nude Dress

Leighton certainly holds her own in a trailing, draped Emilio Pucci gown, Cathy Waterman jewelry and Jimmy Choo sandals, but whose dress do you prefer?

Who looked better at the CMA Awards?

 

by Free Britney at . Comments

Jessica Szohr may have no shot in this one. Leighton Meester's a strong competitor, and, well ... she's channeling Gothic Barbie a little too much for our taste.

You be the judge, though. As you can see, she donned oversized shorts and a drapey silk cardigan and platforms at a fashionable Maybelline New York event.

Her Gossip Girl co-star, meanwhile, opted for the high fashion route in a color block Giambattista Valli dress with a draped front at NYC's Cipriani Wall Street.

Which Gossip Girl star's style do you prefer?

 

by Free Britney at . Comments

Gossip Girl returns tomorrow night on the CW. That season premiere promises to be a winner, but what about the dress Leighton Meester wore in the photo below?

The actress (right) looked stunning in character as Blair Waldorf in the shimmery beige ensemble. Compare it with the similar item worn by Victoria Beckham (left).

That is Posh company for the youngster, as noted fashionista Mrs. Becks is wearing her self-designed piece. Who looked better, though? Vote and tell us ...

VB/LM

Who looked better in beige?

 

Leighton Meester Biography

Gossip Girl Meets Star Trek Leighton Meester is the insanely cute star of Gossip Girl on The CW. We hope to see a lot more of this talented star in the next few... More »
Born
Birthplace
Marco Island, Florida
Full Name
Leighton Marissa Claire Meester

Leighton Meester Quotes

I think guys who are rebels and make their own rules are appealing.

Leighton Meester

Guys who are unavailable are actually a dream come true for me because I'm unavailable all the time. It's great they're not down your throat.

Leighton Meester
× Close Ad