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The Definitive Ranking Of Every Outfit Worn By Elle Woods In "Legally Blonde"

"Whoever said orange was the new pink was seriously disturbed"

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44.

Elle you are fantastic and strong. That coat is not.
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Elle you are fantastic and strong. That coat is not.

43.

OK you can't actually see her outfit, but we can all agree that serious lawyer Elle was never going to get top spot.
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OK you can't actually see her outfit, but we can all agree that serious lawyer Elle was never going to get top spot.

42.

I'll forgive for those loose pink trousers because you're sad.
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I'll forgive for those loose pink trousers because you're sad.

41.

Skinny scarf and tea cosy hat, need I say more?
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Skinny scarf and tea cosy hat, need I say more?

40.

The pink is good, the v-neck sweater not so much.
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The pink is good, the v-neck sweater not so much.

39.

Again, you can't really see her outfit. What we do know: not enough pink for Elle!
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Again, you can't really see her outfit. What we do know: not enough pink for Elle!

38.

This jacket looks like it would be alright behind all the magazines and bath goods.
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This jacket looks like it would be alright behind all the magazines and bath goods.

37.

Everyone loves a robe, so I'm not even going to say anything.
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Everyone loves a robe, so I'm not even going to say anything.

36.

SO. MANY. ZEBRA. STRIPES.
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SO. MANY. ZEBRA. STRIPES.

35.

That blue looks amazing with Elle's hair, but the outfit is kind of so-so.
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That blue looks amazing with Elle's hair, but the outfit is kind of so-so.

34.

Layered lace cami tops and striped slip skirts are so 2001. I can't even deal.
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Layered lace cami tops and striped slip skirts are so 2001. I can't even deal.

33.

You can't really see this outfit, but what's visible looks Ok.
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You can't really see this outfit, but what's visible looks Ok.

32.

This look is pretty chic, but these prints are all wrong.
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This look is pretty chic, but these prints are all wrong.

31.

Elle's Harvard sweat is cute and looks pretty comfy.
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Elle's Harvard sweat is cute and looks pretty comfy.

30.

TBH, the iBook that everyone NEEDED back in 2001 kind of steals the show here.
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TBH, the iBook that everyone NEEDED back in 2001 kind of steals the show here.

29.

No one looks this incredible working out. It's not even fair.
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No one looks this incredible working out. It's not even fair.

28.

Shirt's not great, but I'm all about her hair.
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Shirt's not great, but I'm all about her hair.

27.

This friendship was perfect. Elle's pink poncho and pulled back pony: not so much.
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This friendship was perfect. Elle's pink poncho and pulled back pony: not so much.

26.

The first of a long list of sequin bikinis to make an appearance.
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The first of a long list of sequin bikinis to make an appearance.

25.

I was starting to worry we wouldn't see any silk camis on this list. They were all the rage back in the '00s and Elle, obviously, rocked hers in pink.
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I was starting to worry we wouldn't see any silk camis on this list. They were all the rage back in the '00s and Elle, obviously, rocked hers in pink.

24.

Elle's study-look is cute and comfy.
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Elle's study-look is cute and comfy.

23.

Glitter dress and nubbins — HELLO!
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Glitter dress and nubbins — HELLO!

22.

If airbrush shirts and Tiffany jewellery doesn't scream '00s, I don't know what does.
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If airbrush shirts and Tiffany jewellery doesn't scream '00s, I don't know what does.

21.

I'm all about this look. Although, it is a bit bland for Elle.
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I'm all about this look. Although, it is a bit bland for Elle.

20.

No one looks this good taking an exam.
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No one looks this good taking an exam.

19.

The second of our sequin bikinis. This green one doesn't quite match up to the famous pink one.
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The second of our sequin bikinis. This green one doesn't quite match up to the famous pink one.

18.

Petition to make glittery roll neck tanks a thing again.
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Petition to make glittery roll neck tanks a thing again.

17.

Butterfly clips, pink leopard print, and baked goods — I'd let you join my study group, Elle!
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Butterfly clips, pink leopard print, and baked goods — I'd let you join my study group, Elle!

16.

Some people hated Elle's professional look, but this pussy bow blouse and peek-a-boo slip are still playful and fun.
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Some people hated Elle's professional look, but this pussy bow blouse and peek-a-boo slip are still playful and fun.

15.

Of all the serious lawyer looks, this one was the best.
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Of all the serious lawyer looks, this one was the best.

14.

"Whoever said orange was the new pink was seriously disturbed."Low slung trousers, shiny gypsy shirt, and a beret — what's not to love?
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"Whoever said orange was the new pink was seriously disturbed."

Low slung trousers, shiny gypsy shirt, and a beret — what's not to love?

13.

Halter sun dress and Tiffany heart necklace? 2001 called and said, "SLAYYYYYYYY."
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Halter sun dress and Tiffany heart necklace? 2001 called and said, "SLAYYYYYYYY."

12.

Was anyone else bummed when Elle didn't buy this dress?
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Was anyone else bummed when Elle didn't buy this dress?

11.

If a boy dumps you when you look that great, he's stupid and you deserve better.
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If a boy dumps you when you look that great, he's stupid and you deserve better.

10.

Our first introduction to Elle does not disappoint — this look IS ~Legally Blonde~.
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Our first introduction to Elle does not disappoint — this look IS ~Legally Blonde~.

9.

Elle's first taste of being a lawyer was complemented perfectly by this look. More lawyers should wear fashion glasses, fluffy collars, and pigtail braids.
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Elle's first taste of being a lawyer was complemented perfectly by this look. More lawyers should wear fashion glasses, fluffy collars, and pigtail braids.

8.

Elle Woods has a 4.0 GPA, got a 179 on her LSATs, and wears sparkly pink bikinis. What are you going to do about it?
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Elle Woods has a 4.0 GPA, got a 179 on her LSATs, and wears sparkly pink bikinis. What are you going to do about it?

7.

Praise Elle and her T-bar shoes and capris for introducing us to the "Bend and Snap," changing the world forever.
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Praise Elle and her T-bar shoes and capris for introducing us to the "Bend and Snap," changing the world forever.

6.

If you're trying to make your ex jealous, there's nothing quite like a sequin bikini and fur coat.
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If you're trying to make your ex jealous, there's nothing quite like a sequin bikini and fur coat.

5.

Elle's pink leather suit and matching glasses were the early '00s dream.
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Elle's pink leather suit and matching glasses were the early '00s dream.

4.

Elle's first day outfit was the envy of every girl in the world.
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Elle's first day outfit was the envy of every girl in the world.

3.

It's technically not even an outfit, but Elle graduated Harvard Law as valedictorian and if that's not empowering AF I don't know what is.
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It's technically not even an outfit, but Elle graduated Harvard Law as valedictorian and if that's not empowering AF I don't know what is.

2.

No one ever made humiliation look so incredible. This also signified the point Elle decided to prove herself as a lawyer and stop pursuing Warner — it's girl power at its finest, but not quite worthy of the top spot.
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No one ever made humiliation look so incredible. This also signified the point Elle decided to prove herself as a lawyer and stop pursuing Warner — it's girl power at its finest, but not quite worthy of the top spot.

1.

ICONIC!Elle wins her court case because she stops trying to be someone she's not. This pink outfit was the perfect in-your-face look for everyone who doubted she could be blonde, beautiful, and girly, and still be a kick-ass lawyer.
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ICONIC!

Elle wins her court case because she stops trying to be someone she's not. This pink outfit was the perfect in-your-face look for everyone who doubted she could be blonde, beautiful, and girly, and still be a kick-ass lawyer.

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YOU GO GIRL!

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